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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

Americas

Albaugh to Launch Biological Seed Treatments for 2017 Season

BIOST biological seed treatment platform will deliver a broad portfolio of biological seed treatments.

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Embrapa, Bayer to Map Mechanism of Soybean Disease Resistance to Fungicides

The Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa) and Bayer have established a partnership to study the mechanisms that cause soybean pathogenic

Americas

Monsanto, NRGene in Global Licensing Agreement for Big Data Genomic Analysis Technology

Technology platform will help Monsanto analyze, store And mine its broad genomic data sets to enhance breeding and R&D opportunities.

Americas

Vegalab US in Distribution Deal with Fertica in Guatemala

Vegalab US has granted Fertica exclusive rights to promote, market, and sell its line of bioproducts to farmers in Guatemala.

Agrichemicals

Monsanto First-Quarter Profit Up on South America Strength

The company's higher Seeds and Genomics sales in the first quarter included a 25-plus percent increase in planted corn acres in Argentina and more than a 10 percent increase in corn acres planted in Brazil accompanied by double-digit price increases in corn germplasm in local currency in both countries.

Americas

Monsanto Licenses New CRISPR System from Broad Institute

Researchers believe that the CRISPR-Cpf1 system may offer an expanded set of benefits for advancing and delivering improved agricultural products than the CRISPR-Cas9 system.

Americas

Isagro to Distribute Taegro 2 Biofungicide in North America

Taegro 2 provides broad-spectrum protection of major soil-borne and foliar diseases in fruit and vegetable crops.

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

Americas

BPIA Adds Biostimulants, Expands Membership Categories

All indicators appear to point to 2017 being a year of unprecedented growth for the biological products industry, especially biopesticides.

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

Agrichemicals

DuPont Gets Registration for Luminesa Seed Treatment

DuPont recently received registration approval from the Environmental Protection Agency for  Lumisena fungicide seed treatment. Lumisena fungicide seed treatment improves

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Proxy Advisory Firms Recommend Shareholders Vote For Monsanto-Bayer Merger

Monsanto Company announced that leading independent proxy advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) and Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC

Americas

Monsanto, Novozymes Unveil Big Plans for New Corn Inoculant

As part of their commitment to develop and commercialize innovative microbial solutions for farmers through The BioAg Alliance, Monsanto Company

Americas

Marrone Bio Innovations’ Regalia Maxx Registered in Chile

Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc., a leading provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and

Americas

U.S. Farm Incomes to Fall for Third Straight Year

U.S. net cash farm income is forecast at $90.1 billion and net farm income at $66.9 billion for 2016. Both

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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