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Agrichemicals

China’s Herbicide Formulation Export Values Rose 35% in 2017

The top 3 importing nations were Australia, Thailand and Nigeria.

Americas

In Granular’s Deal with Planet, Satellite Images Deliver Peace of Mind

Granular’s Sid Gorham discusses his company’s focus on making software easy to use and the ever-growing need to be on top of your entire farm from your phone.

Asia

China Pesticide Market: Biopesticides, Fungicides Highlight 47 New Products Launched in 2017

In 2017, there were 47 new pesticides registered or launched in China, including 13 fungicides, five insecticides / acaricides /

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Agrichemicals

Nufarm Revenue Rises on North America Strength

The company is forecasting earnings growth for the full year.

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

Australian Authority to Greenlight Syngenta Fungicide

ChemChina reported that the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) will approve the registration of Syngenta’s foliage fungicide MIRAVIS in April 2018.

Asia

China’s Phosphate Producers Likely to Curb Production in 2018

Also, the elimination of outmoded capacity will continue in 2018, leading to balanced market supply and demand, says CCM.

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Asia

China Takes Big Step Toward Sustainable Agriculture

Food security and environmental degradation are the two primary and closely interlinked challenges the world will face in the next

Agrichemicals

Chinese Policy, Inspections Keep Driving Up Prices

"China’s agrichemical industry has entered a period of radical adjustment. The intensified policy pressure and increased levels of inspection will accelerate the reshuffling and consolidation of the industry."

Agrichemicals

Sri Lanka Lifts Ban on Glyphosate

Ban will be lifted on all crops except rice.

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Agrichemicals

India’s New Pesticide Bill Must Address Data Exclusivity

New Pesticide Management Bill should incentivize introduction of new and safer products by R&D based companies, as against fly-by-night operators.

Asia

Strengthening Yuan Hits Chinese Exports

Rising RMB value impacts glyphosate exports, according to Tranalysis.

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Asia

Bayer Partners with IRRI to Advance Technologies for Direct Seeded Rice in Asia

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and Bayer have signed an agreement confirming Bayer’s participation in the Direct Seeded Rice

Agrichemicals

A Golden Opportunity for Chinese and Indian Collaboration in Agchem

The need for the two countries’ agchem entrepreneurs to come together and initiate more India-based joint ventures in manufacturing is a foregone conclusion. The rewards to both sides are immense.

Agrichemicals

Syngenta, Nippon Soda Enter Seed Treatment Licensing Deal

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

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Asia

China: A Voracious Buyer of Foreign Agricultural Land

A Chinese tycoon’s purchase of vast wheat fields in France highlights China’s increasing acquisition of foreign farmland as the Asian

Asia

India Welcomes Disruptive Technology in Agriculture

In a major initiative to apply disruptive technology in agriculture, a consortium of researchers has been formed with the partnership

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Asia

India Aims to Deliver Groundbreaking Agricultural Blockchain

It’s become a joke in some circles. Just cash in by inventing a blockchain for something. A blockchain for dentists?

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Asia

Cloud-based Irrigation Could Double India’s Crop Yield and Halve Water Use

A cloud-based, micro-irrigation system tested on a farm in India has cut water use by up to 80%  and doubled

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Agrichemicals

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