Europe
Agrichemicals

Bayer, Monsanto Explore Asset Sale

Bayer and Monsanto are exploring the sale of about $2.5 billion of assets as they seek regulatory approval for their $66 billion

Asia

Stockton Enters Distribution Agreement in China

“We project a big future in this market as Asia is emerging as a key player in plant biotechnology,” said Guy Elitzur, CEO of Stockton.

Agrichemicals

BASF Agricultural Solutions Quarterly Sales Jump 10%

BASF’s Agricultural Solutions business posted a 10% in quarterly sales on higher volumes. In the Agricultural Solutions segment, sales in

Agrichemicals

Mitsui Acquires 10% Stake in Belchim Crop Protection

The companies cited lengthy development cycles, increased regulatory demands and costs and market changes for intensifying their cooperation.

Africa/Middle East

Syngenta Sales Boosted by Strength in Europe, Africa and Middle East

The company expects its pending merger with ChemChina to close in the second quarter of 2017.

Americas

Bi-PA Invests in Innovate AG’s Novel Bioinsecticide

Bi-PA has acquired a 25% shareholding position in Innovate AG, an Australian company that has patented a plant extract to

Agrichemicals

Stockton’s ‘Hybrid’ Conventional/Bio Fungicide Registered in Israel

REGEV, its first ever hybrid fungicide, obtained registration from the Ministry of Agriculture in Israel for the control of fungal plant diseases.

Africa/Middle East

Conference Highlights Stoller Product Performance on Crops Across the Globe

Stoller Group might have 14 wholly owned subsidiaries operating in more than 50 countries around the world, but the 46-year-old

Asia

Adama Partners with AgroWebLab to Optimize Inputs with Sensors

Adama Agricultural Solutions is partnering with AgroWebLab, an Israeli agri-tech company, to introduce innovative decision-support systems into agriculture. AgroWebLab has

Americas

Inspiring International Interest in Micronutrients

The Micronutrient Manufacturers Association (MMA) formed in 2009 represents manufacturers and formulators of products that provide micronutrients that are essential

Africa/Middle East

An Invitation to Be Rewarded for Environmental Excellence

Dear Crop Protection Professional, As an AgriBusiness Global™ reader, you’re no doubt aware we organize the Environmental Respect Awards each

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

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Agrichemicals

Cambodian Government Recalls Fungicide to Conform to New EU Rules

The government has ordered a nationwide recall of the fungicide tricyclazole to keep its rice exports eligible for the important

Adjuvants

New Tank-Mixes Approved with Monsanto’s XtendiMax

Monsanto announced it has received approval for certain glyphosate tank-mixes with XtendiMax herbicide with VaporGrip Technology. The company recently listed

Agrichemicals

Reports: BASF Says No to Acquiring FMC (For Now)

It has been long held that FMC Corp., whose products include agricultural pesticides, biopolymers, nutritional products and lithium, was a

Americas

Case Study: How Atlas Correction Service is Positioning Agriculture for Success in Argentina

Plantium in Santa Fe, Argentina, is a full-service provider of precision agricultural guidance systems to some of Argentina’s largest farming

Industry News

Dow, DuPont Receive Conditional Approval from European Commission for Proposed Merger of Equals

DuPont and The Dow Chemical Co. announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted conditional regulatory clearance in Europe of