Argentine AFA opens agchem plant
The Argentine grower co-operative, AFA Scl, has opened a pesticide formulation plant in the country. It is located at the Comirsa industrial park in Ramallo, San Nicolas province, regional media report. The association has invested some 15 million pesos ($1.8 million) in three production lines, with an annual production capacity of some 8 million litres of fungicides, herbicides, insecticides and adjuvants. The AFA sells under the brands, Fedemax and Fideplus, media report. It claims to be Argentina’s largest farmer co-operative with 36,000 members.