dicamba
Herbicides

U.S. Ag Secretary Perdue Comments on Dicamba Issue

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue indicated to reporters this week that he would like to see the industry work out

Herbicides

Monsanto’s Fraley Addresses Dicamba Situation in Open Letter to Farmers

Monsanto Chief Technology Officer Robb Fraley — a man who has seemingly been at the center of Monsanto’s PR campaign

Agrichemicals

As Drift Complaints Snowball, Tennessee Sets New Dicamba Rules

While stopping short of a ban, Tennessee sets stricter application parameters for the herbicide.

Agrichemicals

BASF Responds to Dicamba Restrictions in Arkansas, Missouri

"Recent actions taken in Arkansas and Missouri to ban or restrict the use of dicamba herbicides, including BASF’s Engenia, deprive farmers of the one option that has proven effective in controlling this worrisome, yield-robbing issue."

Agrichemicals

CropLife America: States’ Decisions on Dicamba Premature

CropLife America issued the following statement on July 10: Over the last couple weeks, both Missouri and Arkansas state governments

Agrichemicals

Monsanto Responds to Arkansas, Missouri Dicamba Bans

"We sympathize with any farmers experiencing crop injury, but the decision to ban dicamba in Arkansas was premature since the causes of any crop injury have not been fully investigated."

Agrichemicals

Missouri Becomes Second U.S. State to Ban Dicamba

Missouri, Arkansas take action to stop sale and use of dicamba following hundreds of drift complaints.

Agrichemicals

Arkansas Governor Moves to Ban Dicamba

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson on Friday said he has decided to back the Arkansas State Plant Board’s proposal to ban dicamba in the state, as the “volume of complaints justify emergency action.”

Agrichemicals

Dicamba Technology Here to Stay, Says Monsanto Crop Protection Lead

When new technologies hit the market, there will always be a learning curve. The flood of drift complaints in Arkansas

Agrichemicals

Monsanto Speaks on Dicamba Issues in Arkansas

Monsanto’s Chief Technology Officer, Robb Fraley, issued a statement following the Arkansas State Plant Board’s proposal to ban dicamba, triggered by more than 200 drift complaints that had been made to the board.

Agrichemicals

Arkansas Plant Board Votes to Ban Dicamba — Now What?

"I just think a lot of guys didn’t really comprehend how bad it could be." --Bob Scott, Professor and Weed Scientist at the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service

Agrichemicals

BASF: ‘Closely Monitoring’ Dicamba Situation in Arkansas

Engenia is the only dicamba formulation labeled for use in Arkansas crops.

Agrichemicals

Threat of Dicamba Ban Looms in Arkansas

A deluge of complaints about drift prompted the proposal to place an emergency ban on dicamba.

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Adjuvants

BRANDT Products Approved for Use with New Cropping Systems

Eleven BRANDT formulations approved for use with new dicamba and 2,4-D herbicides.

Agrichemicals

Syngenta Seeking Approval for New Dicamba Premix

Upon registration by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the herbicide will be marketed as Tavium® plus VaporGrip® Technology (Tay-vee-um).

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

BASF Expands Dicamba Production Capacity at Beaumont Site

“With this expansion, we could increase our dicamba output by more than 50%,” Markus Heldt says.

Americas

Stoller: Biostimulants, PGRs Hot as Growers Look to Gain an Edge

“The view is, ‘Oh, the millennials always look for the newest, best thing, but the older, experienced generation does not.’ And I think that’s a false view of things."

Industry News

EPA Approves DuPont’s FeXapan Dicamba Herbicide Plus VaporGrip Technology

DuPont Crop Protection has received federal approval from the U.S. EPA for use of DuPont FeXapan herbicide plus VaporGrip Technology on Roundup

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Fungicides

Tricyclazole Fungicide Embraces High Demand with Snowballing Food Production

The global tricyclazole market is predicted to play a vital role in the fungicide market, according to a market research

Biopesticides

Stockton Signs Deal with Syngenta Australia for Timorex Gold Biofungicide

Israel-based biological crop protection company Stockton Group (STK) has signed a commercialization and distribution agreement with Syngenta Australia, giving it

Asia

Ukraine Seeks Greater Presence in China’s Agro Products Market

Ukraine is interested in expanding the presence of its agricultural producers in the Chinese market, Ukraine’s State Service for Food

Seeds and Traits

Monsanto Licenses ToolGen CRISPR Technology

Monsanto Co. and ToolGen, Inc., a biotechnology company specializing in genome editing, have announced that the companies have reached a global

Asia

India’s 2016/17 Wheat Output Seen at Record 98.38 million Tonnes

Indian farmers harvested a record 98.38 million tonnes of wheat in the crop year to June, up from 97.44 million