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Canadian pesticide volumes up 10% in 2017

Pesticide product sales in Canada amounted to 132,135.1 tonnes (expressed in active ingredient volumes) in 2017, a 10% increase on the previous year, according to the latest figures from the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA). 

Canada PMRA

Bayer hits back at Mexico move against glyphosate imports

Bayer has hit back at the Mexican government's refusal to allow the import of the import of 1,000 tonnes of glyphosate herbicide.

Mexico Herbicides & PGRs

Mexican Env Ministry rejects glyphosate imports

The Mexican Minister of the Environment (Semarnat), Víctor Toledo, has this week rejected the import of 1,000 tonnes of glyphosate herbicide, citing the precautionary principle against the active ingredient.

Mexico Herbicides & PGRs

Canadian approval for UPL's Komodo herbicide

UPL's Canadian business, UPL AgroSolutions Canada, has received Canadian approval for the herbicide, Komodo (S-metolachlor + benoxacor safener).

Herbicides & PGRs UPL

Canada to OK FMC's pethoxamid

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has proposed the approval of FMC's herbicide, Pethoxamid 480 EC (pethoxamid 480 g/litre), for use on maize and soybeans. 

Herbicides & PGRs FMC

Bayer/Monsanto agrees to US plea deal over illegal parathion-methyl use and storage

Bayer legacy company Monsanto last week pleaded guilty to using and storing the banned organophosphate insecticide, parathion-methyl, on crops at a research farm on the Hawaiian island of Maui. 

Legal Bayer Crop Science

Temporary US tolerance for dinotefuran in Alabama

The US EPA has established a temporary tolerance for use of the insecticide, dinotefuran, on fuzzy kiwi fruit in the state of Alabama. 

United States EPA

Canada to OK continued use of pyriproxyfen

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has proposed the continued registration of all uses of the insecticide, pyriproxyfen, following a re-evaluation of the active ingredient. 

Canada PMRA

US Tolerance Tracker update (October 2019)

The October 2019 update of the US Tolerance Tracker is available in the Agrow Data section.

United States

Canada OKs HopGuard II for varroa mite control

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has approved US company BetaTec Hop Products' (Yakima, Washington) acaricide, HopGuard II (potassium salts of hop beta acids), for the control of varroa mites in honey bee hives. 

Canada PMRA

Californian approval for UPL's VacciPlant

UPL's North American business, UPL NA, has received approval in the US state of California for the biopesticide, VacciPlant (laminarin), on grapevines and lettuces. 

Biologicals United States

Two new biopesticide ai applications submitted in US

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

Biopesticides United States
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