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Syngenta debuts potato fungicide in Canada

ChemChina subsidiary Syngenta has introduced the fungicide, Orondis Gold Potato (oxathiapiprolin + metalaxyl-M), in Canada. 

Canada Fungicides

US Senate approves pesticide funding bill

The US Senate last week approved bipartisan legislation to reauthorise a key pesticide funding law widely supported by a broad and unique coalition of industry stakeholders, state officials, environmentalists and farmworker advocates. 

United States Senate

Canadian new ai approvals flat in fiscal 2018

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) approved five new conventional pesticide active ingredients in the year ended March 31st 2018.

Canada PMRA

US winter wheat area down 4%

The area to be planted with winter wheat in the US this year is expected to have fallen by 3.8% to 31.3 million acres (12.7 million ha), according to the USDA's delayed January forecast. 

United States

Bayer signs collaboration deal in Americas

Bayer’s Crop Science division has agreed collaborations on sustainable agriculture in the Americas.

North America South America

Canada issues more agchem review plans

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has issued three more project plans for the re-evaluation of older pesticide active ingredients. 

Canada PMRA

US DoJ defends Bayer/Monsanto merger

The US Trump administration will not seek additional changes to the $66 billion merger of Bayer and Monsanto, calling the deal a "victory for American farmers and consumers". 

United States DOJ

Review 2018: Hopes of recovery in Latin America's major agchem market rose

Signs grew of a rebound in the Latin American market in 2018.


South America North America

Canada outlines DEET review

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has issued a re-evaluation project plan for the insect repellent, N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide (DEET), and related active toluamides (ortho and para isomers).

Canada Insecticides

Canada clears bromoxynil in special review

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposes to allow the continued registration of the herbicide, bromoxynil, following a special review of the active ingredient.

PMRA Herbicides & PGRs

Canada confirms continued use of 2,4-DB

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has confirmed its decision to allow the continued registration of products containing the phenoxy herbicide, 2,4-DB, following a re-evaluation of the active ingredient. 

Canada PMRA

North America review 2018: Herbicides in the dock in US

Legal disputes over herbicides took centre stage in the US last year. A landmark ruling saw a huge damages award to an individual who claimed that his cancer was caused by exposure to Bayer legacy company Monsanto's Roundup (glyphosate). 

North America Policy & Regulation
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