Insecticides
Insecticides

Insecticides: Making the Most of Limited Chemistries

While no widespread, plague-like insect infestations hit growers in 2017, a number of traited Bt crops continued to struggle under

Agrichemicals

Global Crop Protection Market: Overcoming Challenges and Finding Opportunity in 2018

The end of the old year and start of the new is a natural time to reflect on where we’ve

Insecticides

Bayer Inaugurates New Greenhouse for Insecticide Research

Bayer is aiming to consolidate its leading position in the global pest control market. To this end, the company has

Insecticides

Flonicamid to Slowly Gain Market Share in China

The insecticide flonicamid is getting more attention from Chinese manufacturers, showing a high effect on specific insect pest with lower

Industry News

AMVAC Signs Exclusive Deal to Sell ReTurn XL Insecticide/Nematicide

AMVAC Chemical Corp. has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Rotam North America to market and sell ReTurn XL 42%

Africa/Middle East

Syngenta, USAID Renew Global Collaboration to Improve Food Security

Renewed MOU to develop agriculture in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Agrichemicals

Ag Disruptor to Watch: Crop Enhancement Has Unique Approach

CropCoat, the signature product of San Jose, California start-up Crop Enhancement, doesn’t quite fit into any of the typical crop protection categories.

Insecticides

Mahindra Agri Launches Tromph Insecticide

Mahindra Agri Solutions Ltd. (MASL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., has announced the launch of Tromph, an

Agrichemicals

Monsanto to Launch NemaStrike Technology for Nematodes

As a broad-spectrum nematicide, NemaStrike Technology is designed to strike in the root zone where nematodes attack while providing consistent yield protection.

Agrichemicals

Syngenta to Launch Enhanced Liquid Corn Insecticide

Syngenta announced Force Evo, an enhanced liquid corn insecticide, is registered by the Environmental Protection Agency and will replace Force CS, starting in the 2018 growing season.

Agrichemicals

California Pursues New Health Protections on Chlorpyrifos

State considers identification of the pesticide as a toxic air contaminant and developmental toxicant.

Insecticides

Endosulfan Ban Aids Beetle Infestation in Brazilian Coffee Crop

Coffee growers in parts of Brazil are grappling with the worst beetle infestation in recent memory as a ban on

Agrichemicals

China Launches Anti-Dumping Probe on India Imports

China's Weifang Runnong Chemical claims that India exported MPB at a lower price than the normal value, which has led to continuous price decreases in China’s domestic market.

Agrichemicals

Insecticide Seed Treatment Market to Grow to $5.04 Billion by 2022

Neonicotinoids are projected to be the fastest-growing chemical sub-type between 2017 and 2022.

Agrichemicals

Nufarm’s Abamex Insecticide Receives Additional Registrations

With an updated label for the insecticide Abamex from Nufarm, more specialty crops — including mandarin oranges — can benefit from

Agrichemicals

Adama Acquires Fungicide, Insecticides from Syngenta

Adama acquires the Bravo (Chlorothalonil) family of fungicides, including the products Bravo Weather Stik®, Bravo Ultrex® and Bravo® ZN, as well as the insecticides Fulfill® (Pymetrozine), Trigard® and Armor® (both containing Cyromazine).

Insecticides

Vive Crop Protection, SipcamRotam Enter Partnership

Vive Crop Protection and SipcamRotam are pleased to announce a partnership to bring to market new products containing Vive’s Allosperse Delivery System for the turf, ornamental, and specialty markets.

Corn Field
Fungicides

AMVAC Closes Deal for Three Product Line Acquisitions from Adama

AMVAC Chemical Corp. announced the closing of its acquisition of three new products to its portfolio – abamectin insecticide, chlorothalonil

Agrichemicals

Syngenta Seed Treatment Insecticide Gets EPA Approval

The active ingredient in Fortenza, cyantraniliprole, is labeled to protect against above- and below-ground insects.

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Asia

China Pesticide Exporting Workshop Highlights Price Trends, Supply Strategies

China is a major pesticide producer and exporter. It provides abundant pesticides ranging from herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, plant growth regulators

Europe

EU’s Race to Zero Tolerance Risks Global Trade and Farmer Livelihoods

Whether it’s almonds from the United States, cocoa from Ghana, or rice from India, we enjoy eating good food from

Europe

Staphyt Opens New Regulatory Office and Trial Site in Austria

The regulatory division of the Staphyt Group (Staphyt Regulatory) specializes in regulatory consulting (agrochemicals, biocides, etc.) and supports manufacturers in

Africa/Middle East

Sub-Saharan Africa: Time for a Paradigm Shift to Sustainable Farming Practices

Farming in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has remained fairly conventional over the years and involves intensive use of synthetic chemicals and

Asia

India Aims to Deliver Groundbreaking Agricultural Blockchain

It’s become a joke in some circles. Just cash in by inventing a blockchain for something. A blockchain for dentists?