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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

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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

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UPL to Acquire Arysta for Over $4 Billion

Deal Street Asia said the deal could be announced as early as this week.

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India’s Crystal Crop Protection Launches Seven Products

Crystal Crop Protection launches new herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides in India.

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Sumitomo, Summit Agro Establish Unit in India for Agchem Trade

The business will also enhance its functions as a strategic partner for Japanese agrichemical manufacturers by stepping up its procurement of raw materials from within India, the company said.

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Platform: In Talks with Arysta’s Potential Acquirer

A consortium including UPL Ltd. is the company in exclusive talks to acquire the Bill Ackman-backed Arysta, which Bloomberg said could fetch more than $4 billion including debt.

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BASF Registers New Active in India, Australia

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

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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.

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Indian Farmers Using Social Media to Demand GM Seeds

At a time when there is a massive controversy over genetically modified crops, a farmers’ organization in Maharashtra is making

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Italy’s Valagro Seeks Expansion in India

Valagro, the Italy-based biostimulants and specialty nutrients company, is exploring partnerships and acquisitions in India as it looks to expand its footprint in the country.

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Insecticides India Ltd.: Agriculture Will Continue To Be Backbone of Indian Economy

There are very few domestic groups having neck to neck competition in globally competitive crop protection market of India, writes

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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

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Asia

PMFAI: Foreign Companies Must Stop Importing Pesticides without Registering

There is an unnoticed scam of more than Rs 7,000 crore by permitting import of readymade pesticide formulations by multinational

Asia

India’s Crystal Buys 3 Syngenta Seed Brands

The brands include Mahalaxmi (sorghum), Atheeva (pearl millet) and SX-17 (fodder sorghum).

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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

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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