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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

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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.

Agrichemicals

FMC Receives EPA Registration for Steward EC Insecticide

The active ingredient in Steward EC insecticide, indoxacarb, is an integral part of an IPM plan to manage Western corn rootworm resistance.

Agrichemicals

AMVAC Launches Index Liquid At-Plant Insecticide

Growers now have a new solution to control corn rootworm and other pests for the upcoming planting season.

Agrichemicals

Syngenta, Nippon Soda Enter Seed Treatment Licensing Deal

Picarbutrazox is a new active ingredient from a novel chemical class discovered by Nippon Soda.

Insecticides

Insecticides: Making the Most of Limited Chemistries

While no widespread, plague-like insect infestations hit growers in 2017, a number of traited Bt crops continued to struggle under

Agrichemicals

Global Crop Protection Market: Overcoming Challenges and Finding Opportunity in 2018

The end of the old year and start of the new is a natural time to reflect on where we’ve

Insecticides

Bayer Inaugurates New Greenhouse for Insecticide Research

Bayer is aiming to consolidate its leading position in the global pest control market. To this end, the company has

Insecticides

Flonicamid to Slowly Gain Market Share in China

The insecticide flonicamid is getting more attention from Chinese manufacturers, showing a high effect on specific insect pest with lower

Industry News

AMVAC Signs Exclusive Deal to Sell ReTurn XL Insecticide/Nematicide

AMVAC Chemical Corp. has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Rotam North America to market and sell ReTurn XL 42%

Africa/Middle East

Syngenta, USAID Renew Global Collaboration to Improve Food Security

Renewed MOU to develop agriculture in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Agrichemicals

Ag Disruptor to Watch: Crop Enhancement Has Unique Approach

CropCoat, the signature product of San Jose, California start-up Crop Enhancement, doesn’t quite fit into any of the typical crop protection categories.

Insecticides

Mahindra Agri Launches Tromph Insecticide

Mahindra Agri Solutions Ltd. (MASL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., has announced the launch of Tromph, an

Agrichemicals

Monsanto to Launch NemaStrike Technology for Nematodes

As a broad-spectrum nematicide, NemaStrike Technology is designed to strike in the root zone where nematodes attack while providing consistent yield protection.

Agrichemicals

Syngenta to Launch Enhanced Liquid Corn Insecticide

Syngenta announced Force Evo, an enhanced liquid corn insecticide, is registered by the Environmental Protection Agency and will replace Force CS, starting in the 2018 growing season.

Agrichemicals

California Pursues New Health Protections on Chlorpyrifos

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

Insecticides

Endosulfan Ban Aids Beetle Infestation in Brazilian Coffee Crop

Coffee growers in parts of Brazil are grappling with the worst beetle infestation in recent memory as a ban on

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What Does a Traceability Software Product Do in Agribusiness?

Editor’s note: This article was originally published on LinkedIn. I’ve been traveling over the last one week, on-boarding our first large

Agrichemicals

University of Utah Recognizes Aqua-Yield/Nano Institute Partnership in New Annual Report

In a newly-published annual report, the University of Utah’s Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization (TVC) touts the first-of-its-kind collaboration

Asia

China Could Subsidize Agribusiness Buying in Trade Truce

With a trade truce delaying escalation of tariffs between the U.S. and China into March, there is an opportunity for

Asia

Report: U.S. Farmers Still Planning Fewer Soybeans in 2019 Despite Promise of China Trade Deal

When President Donald Trump was having the highly-anticipated dinner with China’s President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit, farmers in

Industry News

ADAMA, Sanonda Finalize Name Change

ADAMA, the combination of Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd. and Hubei Sanonda Co. Ltd., have announced that the Board of Directors