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Andy Beer

Andy Beer is the Deputy Editor at Agrow. His specialisms are in business and product developments (agrochemicals and GM crops) in North America, Australasia and Japan.

Andy briefly served as UK Editor in 1995 and spent a year as North American Editor 1997/98. He has spent much of his career specialising in US legal and regulatory issues. His main focus now is on business and product news.

Andy compiles the annual top 20 ranking of agrochemical companies and monthly round-ups of M&A activity and new active ingredient approvals/launches.

He has a BSc in agricultural botany.
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Corteva/IRRI enter rice research pact

DowDuPont’s agricultural business, Corteva Agriscience, has entered into a multi-year agreement with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) on collaborative rice breeding research.

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New ai approval requests in US

The US EPA has notified the receipt of several applications to register pesticides based on new active ingredients.

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French genomics company Cellectis’ US plant science subsidiary, Calyxt (Minneapolis, Minnesota), has appointed Aaron Snyder as a supply chain manager.


US Green Chemistry Challenge award for Corteva’s Rinskor

DowDuPont agricultural business Corteva Agriscience has been granted an American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Challenge award for its herbicide, florpyrauxifen-benzyl – trade-marked as Rinskor).

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Gowan USA debuts EcoSwing

US agrochemical company Gowan USA (Overland Park, Kansas) has launched the botanical fungicide, EcoSwing (Swinglea glutinosa extract).

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Corteva combats counterfeit spinosad

DowDuPont agricultural business Corteva Agriscience is using proprietary forensic technology to detect counterfeit versions of its spinosad-based insecticides.
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