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Agrichemicals

EPA Settles with Amazon on Sale of Illegal Pesticides

Amazon will pay a penalty of $1,215,700 as part of the consent agreement.

Europe

Staphyt Opens New Regulatory Office and Trial Site in Austria

The regulatory division of the Staphyt Group (Staphyt Regulatory) specializes in regulatory consulting (agrochemicals, biocides, etc.) and supports manufacturers in

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Asia

Crop Protection Chemicals: A Regulatory Revolution is Underway in India

As the fourth largest producer of agrichemicals globally, India has moved forward by shifting away from its traditional regulatory regimes

Agrichemicals

California Pursues New Health Protections on Chlorpyrifos

State considers identification of the pesticide as a toxic air contaminant and developmental toxicant.

Americas

Staphyt Branching Out in America

Staphyt has just signed partnership agreements covering the entire American continent. This French company is pursuing its international expansion and

Americas

Biostimulants Clamor for a Piece of the Row Crop Market

As companies await word on a new regulatory framework from EPA, biostimulants remain hot.

Agrichemicals

Brazil Suspends 63 Fungicides Targeting Asian Soybean Rust

Resistance of the fungus to fungicides has spread widely in the country.

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

Agrichemicals

New Wheat Herbicide Helps Growers Manage Resistant Weeds

Quelex herbicide from Dow AgroSciences is now registered by the U.S. EPA, providing wheat growers a new solution for advanced

Agrichemicals

Eurofins Field Station, Lab Gain CIB Accreditation in India

The Central Insecticide Board of India (CIB) certified Eurofins Agroscience Services’ field station in Coimbatore to conduct residue trials, the

Biostimulants

EBIC Calls on Scientific Community to Promote Innovation for Microbial Biostimulants

In March 2016, the European Commission published the draft of a future Regulation on Fertilizing Products. For the first time,

Adjuvants

Flashing Back and Moving Forward on Drift

The potential for pesticide drift remains an unavoidable feature of modern agriculture. Here, too, history repeats itself. “When Roundup debuted,

Agrichemicals

Bayer CropScience Requests EPA Hearing Over Flubendiamide

Bayer CropScience said it has formally asked for a hearing before EPA’s Administrative Law Judge because it disagrees with EPA’s

Agrichemicals

EPA Proposes to Register Dicamba for Use on GM Crops

In a milestone decision, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday it is proposing to register dicamba to control weeds

Agrichemicals

EU Defers Decision on Glyphosate – Reuters

The European Union deferred a decision on whether to extend approval of glyphosate, after a dispute between EU and U.N.

Agrichemicals

EPA Proposes Actions to Stop Paraquat Poisonings

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it is proposing actions to stop poisonings caused by accidental ingestion of paraquat, which

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Agrichemicals

EU Expected to Extend Glyphosate Approval

The European Union is expected to extend approval next week for glyphosate, according to a Reuters article, which cited anonymous

Agrichemicals

EPA Moves to Cancel the Insecticide Flubendiamide

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it is issuing a notice of intent to cancel all Bayer CropScience and Nichino

Adjuvants

Breaking Down the Adjuvant Industry’s Regulatory Dilemma

There is a catch to the long-awaited approvals of the new technologies from Dow AgroSciences, Monsanto, and BASF, and it’s

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Europe

Spain, Italy: Tracking the EU Powers in Crop Protection

Three months into 2018, many of results of the Kleffmann end-user panels for 2017 are finalized. They confirm our view

Americas

U.S. Farm Bill Draft Defines Plant Biostimulants for First Time

Definition is a critical step in the legislative process to support the development of new sustainable technologies for agriculture and U.S. farmers.

Markets

Bayer Gains Russian Approval for Monsanto Deal

Bayer AG said Friday that Russian antitrust authorities have approved its proposed $57 billion acquisition of Monsanto Co. on the

Asia

Indian IoT Platform for Pre and Post Harvest Raises Seed Round

Indian startup AgNext has raised an undisclosed seed round led by India-focused Agtech VC Omnivore Partners along with Singaporean angel

Industry News

Verdesian Launches Renewed Focus on Grower Nutrient Use Efficiency

Verdesian Life Sciences has announced a reformulation of its mission, positioning statement and approach in order to create a more