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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

Biostimulants

Harmonization, Industry Growth Guide EBIC in the New Year

The European biostimulants industry has been working since 2011 to obtain a single European market for its products. Draft legislation

Asia

Stockton Gets Biofungicide Registration in China

“China approval is an important milestone for Timorex Gold. We project a big future in this market,” stated Guy Elitzur, CEO of Stockton.

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.

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

Biopesticides

ABIM Sets Attendance Record

The 11th Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting was attended by nearly 900 delegates from 48 countries representing 426 companies. The event,

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

Asia

Adama, SwarmFarm Robotics to Take Collaboration to More Global Markets

Adama Agricultural Solutions will be expanding its collaboration with SwarmFarm Robotics globally, aiming to bring innovative robotics solutions to farmers

Agrichemicals

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

Agrichemicals

Exclusive: Climate Corp. CEO Talks Digital Ag’s Global Expansion

AgriBusiness Global recently sat down with Mike Stern, Chief Executive of The Climate Corporation, following the Monsanto subsidary’s acquisition of

Biopesticides

The EU’s (Not-So) Fast Track for Biocontrols

With each passing year, it seems regulatory agencies around the world have made it more difficult for manufacturers to introduce

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

Agrichemicals

Adama’s Profit, Revenue Climb in Third Quarter

Adama posted higher revenue and profit in the third quarter, driven by significant volume growth and an improved portfolio mix.

Agrichemicals

FMC Assumes Full Ownership of FMC, Nufarm Joint Ventures in Czech Republic, Slovakia

FMC Corp. announced it has taken over the former joint-venture operations of F&N Agro in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

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

Agrichemicals

Protecting Agriculture’s Ability To Feed The World

The rate of change coming to agriculture is growing, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. This

Biostimulants

Biostimulants to Benefit From New EU Fertilizer Rule

The European Biostimulant Industry Council (EBIC) led a charge to define biostimulants so they can be included in the pending

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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