Insecticides
Agrichemicals

BASF’s Inscalis Receives EPA Registration

Inscalis active ingredient was discovered by the Japanese company Meiji Seika Pharma Co. Ltd (Meiji) and the Kitasato Institute.

Agrichemicals

How Higher Tier Testing Would Answer the Neonicotinoid Question

Fera Science has built Europe’s largest free flow mesocosm to test the impact crop protection chemicals like pesticides and biocides have on aquatic ecosystems.

Agrichemicals

With California Glyphosate Verdict, Full-Blown Chemical Warfare Has Started

God, I sometimes hate being right. Frequent readers of this column might remember that not too many months back I predicted that, since things seemed to be going pretty good for crop protection products in terms of sales, market opponents would begin redoubling their efforts to “take down” this segment in any way possible.

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Insecticides

Belchim Crop Protection USA to Distribute Tenchu Insecticide

Belchim Crop Protection USA has announced it will be distributing Tenchu 20SG (active ingredient dinotefuran), a leading insecticide to protect

Africa/Middle East

Eurofins Adds Field Base and Two Satellite Bases in Morocco

New for 2018 is EAS Groups field base in Morocco – from the main facility in Meknes, based in the

Agrichemicals

BASF Registers New Active in India, Australia

The company anticipates further registrations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, and Argentina.

Africa/Middle East

Bayer Closes Monsanto Acquisition

Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto on Thursday. Shares in the U.S. company will no longer be traded on

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Asia

PFMAI’s Dave: Indian Bill Is ‘Total Surrender’ to Multinationals

New legislation falls short and gives unfair advantage to importers and multinationals, Indian manufacturers say.

Africa/Middle East

Bayer Plans Closing of Monsanto Acquisition on June 7

Bayer plans to complete the acquisition of Monsanto on June 7, following the receipt of all required approvals from regulatory

Agrichemicals

Bayer: Disappointing Verdict Requires In-Depth Analysis

Bayer will assess the verdict’s consequences and potential legal options.

Agrichemicals

EU Court Backs Ban on Three Neonicotinoids

General Court of the European Union said it "confirms the validity of the restrictions introduced at EU level in 2013 clothianidin, thiamethoxam and imidacloprid because of the risks those substances pose to bees."

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Insecticides

Bayer on Neonicotinoid Ban: ‘A Sad Day’ for European Farmers

Today’s decision by the EU Member States to restrict the use of certain neonicotinoids to applications in permanent greenhouses is

Insecticides

Syngenta: Neonicotinoid Decision Takes European Farming in the Wrong Direction

Today’s decision by Member States to back the Commission’s proposal for further restrictions of neonicotinoids is disappointing, but not unexpected,

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Agrichemicals

Kline: Insecticide Market for Grain Storage Growing Steadily

Aluminum phosphide is the predominant active ingredient used for treatments, accounting for over 50% of the total sales in 2017.

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Agrichemicals

Arysta Licenses Meiji’s Insecticide for Rice in India

Flupyrimin is a new proprietary active ingredient that provides effective control of damaging pests in rice and other important crops.

Agrichemicals

Bayer: Enzymes in Honeybees Determine Neonic Sensitivity

A joint study by Exeter University, Rothamsted Research and Bayer has discovered enzymes in honey bees and bumble bees that determine how sensitive they are to different neonicotinoid insecticides.

Agrichemicals

Where Is Chinese Agchem Manufacturing Headed and How Should You Manage the Risks?

Exclusive insight from CS Liew, Managing Director of Pacific Agriscience Pte Ltd., Singapore

Agrichemicals

Bayer Responds to EFSA’s Conclusions on Neonics

Bayer: "EFSA’s conclusions do not justify further neonicotinoid use restrictions."

Agrichemicals

European Watchdog: Neonicotinoid Risks to Bees Confirmed

EFSA has updated its risk assessments of three neonicotinoids – clothianidin, imidacloprid, and thiamethoxam – that are currently subject to restrictions in the EU.

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Asia

China Eases Pollution Campaign in Move to Offset U.S. Tariff Impact

China’s government announced it is scaling back its pollution control campaign this fall and winter, in an effort to offset

Agrichemicals

HELM Agro Fungicide Approved in California

HELM Agro US, Inc. announced that the California Department of Pesticide Regulations (CDPR) has approved Helmstar Plus SC fungicide for

Asia

Fungicide Use on the Rise in Indonesia

The global crop protection market in 2017 increased at a rate of 1.9% in nominal terms over that of 2016.

Biopesticides

Bayer Biological Product Registered in France

Bayer said its Serenade ASO fungicide/bactericide has received registration in France for foliar and soil applications on a wide range

Americas

Paraguay: A Hidden Gem in the Agrichemicals Market

Whenever agchem players think of the South American markets, Brazil will be the one that comes to mind. It became