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Australia first to approve FMC’s Isoflex herbicide

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has granted the world’s first approval to FMC’s herbicide, Overwatch (bixlozone – trade-marked as Isoflex 400 g/litre). 

Herbicides & PGRs Corteva Agriscience Australia

Interview: Sustainable agriculture is a cornerstone of BASF's strategy in India

BASF’s investments in new active ingredients, research infrastructure and stewardship are part of its strategy to deal with increased food requirements of a rising population. Sanjiv Rana spoke with BASF Agricultural Solutions South Asia’s business director, Rajendra Velagala.

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Sumitomo acquires Nufarm's S American business

Sumitomo Chemical has completed the acquisition of Nufarm’s South American crop protection and seed treatment business.

M&A

Bayer settles on Roundup labelling lawsuit in US

Bayer has settled a class action lawsuit contesting the marketing of legacy company Monsanto's glyphosate-based Roundup herbicide, the company has confirmed to Agrow.

Bayer Crop Science Legal Herbicides & PGRs

California refutes US EPA support of Bayer's glyphosate cancer verdict

State says federal agency wrong to back preemption arguments, warns that appeal undermines state authority to protect public health.

United States Legal

EFSA seeks more views on review of guidance on agchems and bees

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is conducting a third consultation of stakeholders in its review of guidance on assessing the impact of pesticides on bees.

Europe EU

Easter break: Next Agrow alert on April 14th

Agrow's offices will be closed for four days over the Easter weekend.

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Commercial

Sumitomo acquires Nufarm's S American business

Sumitomo Chemical has completed the acquisition of Nufarm’s South American crop protection and seed treatment business.

M&A

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Bayer launches Red AgroServices platform in Argentina

Bayer's Crop Science division has launched the Red AgroServices network in Argentina.

Bayer Crop Science Argentina

Syngenta debuts Minecto Alpha in Italy

Syngenta is launching its systemic insecticide/disease resistance activator, Minecto Alpha (cyantraniliprole + acibenzolar-S-methyl), in Italy.

Syngenta Product Approvals

Calyxt gains licence to new gene editing method

French genomics company Cellectis’ US plant science subsidiary, Calyxt (Minneapolis, Minnesota), has licensed a new plant gene editing method from the US University of Minnesota.

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Phillips McDougall assesses COVID-19 impact on Chinese agchem exports

Phillips McDougall has assessed the impact of the coronavirus, COVID-19, on Chinese pesticide exports in the first two months of 2020.

International China Brazil

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Bayer launches Red AgroServices platform in Argentina

Bayer's Crop Science division has launched the Red AgroServices network in Argentina.

Bayer Crop Science Argentina

Agchem residue levels remain steady in EU food samples

The proportion of food samples tested in Europe that had agrochemical residue levels within legal limits was 95.5% in 2018 and “remains steady” compared with the 95.9% recorded for 2017, says the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). 

Europe EU

US states seek to use pyridate on mint

Agriculture departments from the US states of Indiana, Michigan, Oregon and Washington have applied to the EPA for emergency exemptions to allow the use of the unregistered herbicide, pyridate, on mint (peppermint and spearmint). 

United States EPA
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Australia first to approve FMC’s Isoflex herbicide

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has granted the world’s first approval to FMC’s herbicide, Overwatch (bixlozone – trade-marked as Isoflex 400 g/litre). 

Herbicides & PGRs Corteva Agriscience Australia

Latest From Product

Syngenta debuts Minecto Alpha in Italy

Syngenta is launching its systemic insecticide/disease resistance activator, Minecto Alpha (cyantraniliprole + acibenzolar-S-methyl), in Italy.

Syngenta Product Approvals

US states seek to use pyridate on mint

Agriculture departments from the US states of Indiana, Michigan, Oregon and Washington have applied to the EPA for emergency exemptions to allow the use of the unregistered herbicide, pyridate, on mint (peppermint and spearmint). 

United States EPA

US approval for MBI’s Pacesetter

US biopesticide company Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI – Davis, California) has received US approval for its Reynoutria sachalinensis extract-based biostimulant, Pacesetter, for use on maize, soybeans and wheat. 

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