Agrow is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. Please do not redistribute without permission.

Printed By


South America

Set Alert for South America

Argentina rejects charge of being source for GMOs in rapeseed in France

The Argentinean government has rejected claims that the country was the source of traces of genetically modified herbicide tolerant GT73 oilseed rape seeds found in seeds sold under Bayer’s Dekalb brand in France and Germany.

Europe EU

Brazilian court backs Ibama sanctions against online agchem sales firm

The Brazilian federal attorney general's office (AGU) has won a case overturning a decision that had suspended sanctions imposed by the environmental agency, the Ibama, on a company selling pesticides online.

Brazil Brazil Ibama

Brazil seed co relaunched as Agro-Sol by inVivo

Brazilian seed company Agro-Sol Sementes has been relaunched as Agro-Sol by French co-operative group InVivo.


Campo Limpio Peru wins national environment award

Peru’s Campo Limpio (Clean Field) programme won the national Antonio Brack Egg 2018 environment prize for its programme on disposal and recycling of empty pesticide containers.

Operations Peru

Brazil Anvisa head indicates need to back agribusiness

The president of Brazil’s national health surveillance agency, the Anvisa, has reportedly emphasised that the agency needs to pay attention to the importance of national agribusiness when assessing pesticide products.

Brazil Brazil Anvisa

Bayer signs collaboration deal in Americas

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

North America South America

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

Russian authorities detect glyphosate traces in imported Brazilian soybeans

Russian authorities have reported the detection of traces of glyphosate herbicide in loading soybeans imported from Brazil.

Brazil Russian Federation

Brazil Ministry revokes demand for imminent soy rust fungicide trials data

The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture has revoked its order for registrants of products for the control of Asian soybean rust (Phakopsora pachyrhizi) to submit to its commission on the issue the results of joint trials later this year.


Study shows boom and boost from GM IR crops in Brazil

The adoption in Brazil of genetically modified insect-resistant Bt cotton, maize and soybeans generated additional profits of some R$21.5 billion (US$5.7 billion at the current rate) in 2005-18.

Brazil Input Traits

Brazilian ag chemicals imports up strongly in 2018

Chemical imports for use in agriculture boosted the overall trade in Brazil last year.


Contrasting agchem bills head to plenary session of Brazil's Parliament

Two contrasting draft bills covering agrochemicals are heading for analysis in the Brazilian lower house of Parliament.

Brazil Policy & Regulation
See All