Africa/Middle East
Africa/Middle East

Farmers Scrutinize Costs as Acreage for Major Crops Decreases

The total planting area of eight staple crops in the United States will decline almost annually through 2026, with acreage

Africa/Middle East

It’s Time to Tap the Potential of Biological Products

BIOCONTROLS AFRICA, July 12-13 in Cape Town, marks our first event focused solely on biopesticide and biostimulant products. Our first

Africa/Middle East

Regulatory Predictability Needed for an Industry Committed to Innovation

The crop protection industry helps millions of farmers grow their crops every year. From Asia to Africa and from Europe

Africa/Middle East

Adoption of Biocontrol Products Around the Globe Continues to Grow

Biocontrols Around the Globe The biopesticide market was $1.9 billion in 2014, according to David Cary, IBMA’s Executive Director. That

Africa/Middle East

Meister Media Debuts PrecisionAg Professional

Agricultural technology is accelerating, and precision agriculture, which has the potential radically change the way crop inputs are used, is

Africa/Middle East

Arysta LifeScience Expands Biosolutions Offering with Beem Biologics Alliance

In its ongoing effort to increase biological solutions offerings Arysta LifeScience has signed a licensing agreement wit Beem Biologics that

Adjuvants

South African Crop Protection Companies Meridian Agritech and Intelichem to Collaborate

South African companies, Meridian Agritech, a developer and distributor of crop protection products, and crop solution provider InteliChem, have joined

Africa/Middle East

How Data and R&D Are Driving Consolidation

The Impact. “Consolidation has a mixed impact on the ag industry. The downside is clear — two companies that merge

Africa/Middle East

Notes from ABIM

The Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting (ABIM) show in Basel, Switzerland, ended this week with nearly 900 attendees — the largest

Africa/Middle East

DuPont Pioneer, CIMMYT Enter CRISPR-Cas Alliance

DuPont Pioneer and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) have entered into a Master Alliance Agreement to jointly

Africa/Middle East

Arysta LifeScience’s Procurement Revolution

Stephen Pearce wants to change the way crop protection companies think about purchasing. When we talked in late June, Arysta

Africa/Middle East

Bayer and Monsanto CEOs Discuss the Merger

Africa/Middle East

Bayer-Monsanto Merger Creates New Global Ag Giant

During the whole of 2016, many of the companies that do business in the agricultural industry have concluded the best

Africa/Middle East

Bayer-Monsanto: What it Means So Far

More than five months in the making, the Monsanto board of directors accepted Bayer’s $66-billion bid to buy the company.

Africa/Middle East

ChemChina Secures Loans in Bid to Acquire Syngenta

ChinaChina (China National Chemical Corp.) “has secured commitments from lenders on a $12.7 billion loan for its purchase of Swiss

Africa/Middle East

Environmental Respect Awards Steps Up Efforts in Response to Increased Participation

The Environmental Respect Awards has launched its 27th year of honoring stewardship among agricultural retailers with an improved online entry

Africa/Middle East

Live From the Trade Summit: More Generics, More Mergers to Follow a Tough Year

The global crop protection market fell 9.8% to $55.6 billion in 2015, the first decline in the last five years,

Africa/Middle East

Humates Market Surging

“Humic substances are recognized by most soil scientists and agronomists as the most important components of a healthy, fertile soil,”

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USDA Invests $13.6 Million in Citrus Greening Research

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced four grants totaling more than $13.6

Americas

Bayer, MS Technologies Get China Approval for Balance GT Soybeans

MS Technologies and Bayer have received import approval from China for Balance GT soybeans. The new Balance GT Soybean Performance System will

Agrichemicals

Brazil Suspends 63 Fungicides Targeting Asian Soybean Rust

Resistance of the fungus to fungicides has spread widely in the country.

Africa/Middle East

Farmers Scrutinize Costs as Acreage for Major Crops Decreases

The total planting area of eight staple crops in the United States will decline almost annually through 2026, with acreage

Agrichemicals

Syngenta CEO Expects Merger Regulatory Approval Soon – Reuters

Syngenta Chief Executive Erik Fyrwald expects regulatory approval soon for ChemChina’s proposed $43 billion takeover of the Swiss pesticides and