Plant Health
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

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

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.

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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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