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US California jury finds Monsanto’s glyphosate herbicide likely caused cancer

Exposure to Bayer legacy company Monsanto's glyphosate-based herbicide was likely a substantial factor in causing a California man to develop cancer, a federal jury concluded on Tuesday (March 19th).

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MEPs seek block on extending neonic approvals

The European Parliament has adopted two resolutions seeking to block actions that would allow extended uses of two neonicotinoid insecticides, by either extending existing approval periods or raising maximum residue limits (MRLs).

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Nihon Nohyaku seeks benzpyrimoxan approvals in Japan/India

Japanese company Nihon Nohyaku has submitted registration documents in Japan and India for the approval of its new insecticides, Orchestra Flowable and Orchestra Powder (both benzpyrimoxan).

India Japan Insecticides

Legal view dismisses claim that EU agchem approval system has failed

There is no factor, including the renewal of the EU approval of the herbicide, glyphosate, that affects the validity of the EU agrochemical registration Regulation (1107/2009), says an advocate general of the European Court of Justice (ECJ). 

EU European Court of Justice Herbicides & PGRs

EU court overturns EFSA refusal to release glyphosate data

An EU court has annulled two decisions by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) to refuse access to certain toxicity and carcinogenicity studies on the herbicide, glyphosate.

EU EFSA Legal

BASF highlights $7 billion peak sales ag products pipeline

BASF has expanded its pipeline of solutions for agriculture and will launch over 30 products by 2028 with projected peak sales of more than €6 billion ($6.8 billion at the current rate). 

BASF Operations R&D

US EPA mulls Monsanto request to allow spraying of dicamba on maize

The US EPA has received a request from Bayer legacy company Monsanto to allow use of dicamba on genetically modified herbicide-tolerant maize (MON 87419).

United States EPA Herbicides & PGRs
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Top four ahead in 2018

All the top four companies posted agrochemical sales gains during 2018. Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto last year reduced the top tier of the agrochemical industry from five players to four.

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Bioceres/UAC complete merger and debuts on NYSE

Argentine seed and agrochemical supplier Bioceres group has launched its long-promised initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

Bioceres M&A

Dextra/Grant Thornton collaborate on M&A advisory service

Consultancy firm Dextra International and accounting and financial advisory firm Grant Thornton have agreed to collaborate to provide an agricultural mergers and acquisitions advisory service. 

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Nufarm has appointed Jason Mize as US seed treatment lead. 

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MEPs seek block on extending neonic approvals

The European Parliament has adopted two resolutions seeking to block actions that would allow extended uses of two neonicotinoid insecticides, by either extending existing approval periods or raising maximum residue limits (MRLs).

Europe EU European Commission

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Nigeria drafts national agchems policy

Nigeria is to launch a national pesticide policy to address residues impacting produce exports.

Nigeria Policy & Regulation

French Assembly postpones ban on non-EU approved agchem manufacture

The French National Assembly, the country's lower house of Parliament, has postponed by three years, a government move to ban the manufacture of agrochemicals that do not hold approval within the EU but are exported to countries outside the EU.

France Policy & Regulation

More new ai applications in US

The US EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) has confirmed the receipt of applications to register two new active ingredients. 

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Nihon Nohyaku seeks benzpyrimoxan approvals in Japan/India

Japanese company Nihon Nohyaku has submitted registration documents in Japan and India for the approval of its new insecticides, Orchestra Flowable and Orchestra Powder (both benzpyrimoxan).

India Japan Insecticides

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More new ai applications in US

The US EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) has confirmed the receipt of applications to register two new active ingredients. 

United States EPA

Alfa Smart Agro launches three new products in Ukraine

Ukrainian company Alfa Smart Agro (Kiev) has launched three combination products in Ukraine.

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Cargill/ADM launch digital tool development jv

US-based agribusiness companies Cargill and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) have launched a digital tool development joint venture, Grainbridge (Omaha, Nebraska).

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