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Global GM crop area up 1% in 2018

The global area planted with genetically modified crops grew by 1% to 191.7 million ha in 2018.

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US EPA hit with another lawsuit challenging sulfoxaflor approval

US environmentalist groups have filed suit to reverse the Trump administration's recent decision to approve use of the insecticide, sulfoxaflor (trade-marked as Isoclast), on citrus, cotton, soybeans and more than a dozen other crops, arguing that the EPA failed to ensure that legal uses will not cause undue harm to the environment.

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South Australia to end GMO moratorium

The Australian state of South Australia is to lift its moratorium on the cultivation of genetically modified crops, which has been in place since 2004.

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California moves ahead with plan to ban chlorpyrifos

US state of California environmental officials have taken the next step towards imposing a statewide ban on the insecticide, chlorpyrifos.

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Enviros restart legal bid to upend Bayer/Monsanto's dicamba

Environmentalists have again called on a federal appeals court to vacate the US EPA's approval of Bayer legacy company Monsanto's dicamba herbicide.

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US EPA prohibits cancer warnings on glyphosate labels

The US EPA has stated that labels for products containing glyphosate cannot include claims that the herbicide causes cancer.

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Sumitomo Chemical launches Chilean operations

Sumitomo Chemical is launching full-scale operations in Santiago, Chile under the name Sumitomo Chemical Chile (SC Chile).

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Top 20 companies grow in 2018

All of the top 20 agrochemical companies recorded higher sales in dollars in 2018, with only Sumitomo Chemical dipping in reporting currency terms. 

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Next Agrow email alert on Tuesday (August 27th)

Agrow's offices will be closed on Monday, August 26th. The next email alert will be sent out on August 27th.

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Nippon Kayaku's agchem sales up in first quarter

Japanese company Nippon Kayaku recorded an undisclosed increase in agrochemical sales during the three months to June 30th 2019, which was the first quarter of its fiscal 2020.

Nippon Kayaku Financial Results

MoA Technology receives £6m million funding

UK weed control technology company MoA Technology (Oxford, Oxfordshire) has received funding of £6.3 million ($8 million) to develop its in vivo herbicide discovery platforms MoA Galaxy, MoA Target and MoA Select.

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US EPA hit with another lawsuit challenging sulfoxaflor approval

US environmentalist groups have filed suit to reverse the Trump administration's recent decision to approve use of the insecticide, sulfoxaflor (trade-marked as Isoclast), on citrus, cotton, soybeans and more than a dozen other crops, arguing that the EPA failed to ensure that legal uses will not cause undue harm to the environment.

United States Insecticides EPA

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US EPA reviewing pesticides for hemp uses

The US EPA is reviewing requests by several pesticide manufacturers to allow use of their products on hemp.

United States EPA

Paraguay public/private deal on safe use and management of pesticides

A public private initiative in Paraguay has been launched to promote an integrated management system for managing the use and disposal of pesticide products.

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Australia allows continued use of methiocarb

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has decided to allow the continued registration of the insecticide/molluscicide, methiocarb, following a lengthy review. 

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New active ingredients registered or launched in 2019

New active ingredients registered or launched in 2019, with links to the original articles.

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US EPA reviewing pesticides for hemp uses

The US EPA is reviewing requests by several pesticide manufacturers to allow use of their products on hemp.

United States EPA

MoA Technology receives £6m million funding

UK weed control technology company MoA Technology (Oxford, Oxfordshire) has received funding of £6.3 million ($8 million) to develop its in vivo herbicide discovery platforms MoA Galaxy, MoA Target and MoA Select.

Investments R&D

Australia allows continued use of methiocarb

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has decided to allow the continued registration of the insecticide/molluscicide, methiocarb, following a lengthy review. 

Australia APVMA
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