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Agrichemicals

China’s Glyphosate Market Lackluster in April, as Raw Material Prices Climb

Chinese glyphosate technical market was lackluster in April as overseas markets entered the low season. In the meantime, raw material prices kept rising and glyphosate technical producers suffered mounting pressure.

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Agrichemicals

Lower U.S. Corn Plantings, Prices in Brazil Impact Monsanto Results

Monsanto reports improved glyphosate pricing in the second quarter.

Agrichemicals

Kansas State Researchers Make Key Glyphosate Resistance Discovery

Kansas State University researchers have discovered how weeds develop resistance to the popular herbicide glyphosate, a finding that could have broad future implications in agriculture and many other industries.

Agrichemicals

The War Against Weeds Evolves in 2018

Experts share their strategies and perspectives on how to defeat still rapidly spreading resistant weeds.

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.

Asia

Strengthening Yuan Hits Chinese Exports

Rising RMB value impacts glyphosate exports, according to Tranalysis.

Herbicides

French Farmers: Three Years Too Short to Replace Glyphosate

President Emmanuel Macron’s promise to rid France of controversial weedkiller glyphosate within three years has left some farmers in the

Agrichemicals

EU Reauthorizes Glyphosate for Five Years

Germany swung the vote, coming off the fence after abstaining in previous meetings.

Agrichemicals

Herbicide Debates Move Into the Courtroom

Over the past month, two herbicides, glyphosate and dicamba, have ended up with lawsuits filed in a pair of states.

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Agrichemicals

Monsanto, Farm Groups Sue California Over Glyphosate Warning Requirement

Monsanto Co. says it has joined a coalition of U.S. farm groups in a lawsuit against the state of California to stop a requirement for cancer warnings on products containing glyphosate.

Agrichemicals

Is it 2008 All Over Again? Chinese Supply Crunch Hits Crop Protection Players

Post-patent players, retailers seek out options and opportunities as the unknowns of supply constraints and consolidation from the Big 6 to the Big 3 take hold.

Agrichemicals

Some Pesticide Prices Climb 30% in One Month

In just one month, the price of glyphosate technical shot up from $3,614/MT to $4,066/MT, while glufosinate-ammonium increased from $24,849/MT to $26,355-27,108U/MT, according to China-based firm Siembo Consulting Co. Ltd.

Agrichemicals

EU: Last Chance for Glyphosate

Glyphosate has once again fallen foul of the European Parliament, where MEPs this week voted in favor of a resolution

Europe

EU Again Delays Decision on Glyphosate

The Commission is expected to set a new date for a vote during the first half of November.

Agrichemicals

A Big Week for the Future of Pesticide Authorization in the EU

The politically charged debate surrounding the future use of a number of key agricultural pesticides continues in Europe this week.

Agrichemicals

The ‘Perfect Storm’ for Distribution Channel Change

Multiple factors -- both legacy and new -- are combining to set the stage for some dramatic alterations for how U.S. ag retailers operate their businesses.

Agrichemicals

China’s Exports Drop in 2016

The U.S. and Brazil remain major markets for China’s crop protection exports.

Agrichemicals

Monsanto ‘Increasingly Confident’ on Glyphosate Re-registration in Europe

"Discussions have been progressing positively," Begemann said on the company's earnings conference call on June 28.

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Asia

Ning Replaces Ren as Syngenta Board Chair

Jianxin Ren, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Syngenta AG, has retired from the company's board.

Agrichemicals

Hemani Industries Launches Branded Formulation Division

Hemani Industries Limited, serving international agrichemical customers for more than three decades, has launched its branded formulation division to serve

Agrichemicals

Considering Cuba: Opportunities and Challenges for Ag Input Suppliers

As Cuba attempts to boost its production of food products for domestic consumption, it is expected to gradually increase use and import of chemical inputs.

Seeds and Traits

Global Reports Confirm GM Crops Delivering Benefits to Farmers, Agriculture, and the Environment

The latest independent reports published by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) and UK-based PG Economics

Asia

From Plate to Plough: India Must Get its Agri-Markets Right

With the overarching concern for food security of 1.32 billion people, India’s policymakers have a challenging task, according to an