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Brazilian biologicals market grew 77% in 2018

The Brazilian biologicals crop protection market grew by 77% last year to R$464.5 million ($123 million at the current rate) among associates of the Brazilian biological control enterprises association, the ABCBio, the Ministry of Agriculture reports.

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Adama agchems up 20% in fourth quarter

ChemChina subsidiary Adama has posted a 20.3% rise in agrochemical sales to $900 million for the fourth quarter of 2018.

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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).

United States Bayer Crop Science Monsanto

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

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

Nufarm's agchem sales up 8% in first half

Double-digit sales growth in Europe and the Americas boosted Nufarm's crop protection (excluding seed treatments) revenues by 7.8% to Aus$1,449.3 million (US$1,063.5 million at the current rate) in the six months to January 31st 2019.

Financial Results Nufarm
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Adama agchems up 20% in fourth quarter

ChemChina subsidiary Adama has posted a 20.3% rise in agrochemical sales to $900 million for the fourth quarter of 2018.

Adama Financial Results

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FMC/Servagronis agree Portuguese distribution deal

FMC has agreed a deal with Portuguese company Servagronis (Lisbon) for the latter to distribute its products in the country.

FMC Deals

Iteris/Dacom agree product collaboration

US applied informatics for agriculture company Iteris (Santa Ana, California) and Dutch data technology and sensor equipment company Dacom Farm Intelligence (Emmen) have agreed to add the US company’s ClearAg platform to Dacom’s crop management programme.

Deals Digital Precision Ag

CropIn seeks to expand farmer reach

Indian agricultural technology company CropIn Technology Solutions (Bengaluru) aims to reach 6 million farmers by 2022 with 15 million acres (6 million ha) being monitored through its platform.

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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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Paraguay to set new agchem MRLs for export bound crops

The Paraguayan animal and plant health inspection service, the Senave, is seeking to implement amended rules governing the use of agrochemicals and establishing new maximum residue limits (MRLs).

Senave Paraguay

Stand firm on preventing plant patents, say EU Agric Ministers

The European Commission and EU member states have been urged to encourage the European Patent Office (EPO) to stick with the view that patents cannot be granted to conventionally bred plants.

Europe EU

EFSA reviews available alternatives to thiacloprid

There is a “good range” of alternative active ingredients to the neonicotinoid insecticide, thiacloprid, in the EU for the control of many pest/crop combinations, says the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

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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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Brazil Ag Ministry to rule on dicamba-tolerant technologies within 30 days

The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture is to decide within 30 days whether to authorise use of genetically modified dicamba herbicide-resistant crops, according to national media reports.

BASF Bayer Crop Science

Iteris/Dacom agree product collaboration

US applied informatics for agriculture company Iteris (Santa Ana, California) and Dutch data technology and sensor equipment company Dacom Farm Intelligence (Emmen) have agreed to add the US company’s ClearAg platform to Dacom’s crop management programme.

Deals Digital Precision Ag

CropIn seeks to expand farmer reach

Indian agricultural technology company CropIn Technology Solutions (Bengaluru) aims to reach 6 million farmers by 2022 with 15 million acres (6 million ha) being monitored through its platform.

Operations Digital Precision Ag
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