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Brazilian panel restricts dimethoate use on citrus to meet EU rules

The Brazilian integrated citrus production (PIC) list committee has issued a restriction on the use of dimethoate insecticide on citrus fruit.

Brazil Brazil Mapa

Brazil Ag Minister expands on defence of national agchem approvals

The Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Tereza Cristina, has expanded on her defence of the pesticide registrations in Brazil at a breakfast with national media.

Brazil Brazil Mapa

Colombian constitutional court sets conditions for renewed glyphosate on coca use

The Colombian Constitutional Court has left the right to decide whether aerial spraying of glyphosate herbicides can be resumed on illegal crops to the National Narcotics Council (CNE).

Colombia Herbicides & PGRs

BASF/Taranis agree deal on crop monitoring solutions in Brazil

BASF and Israeli precision agriculture company Taranis (Tel Aviv) have agreed a collaboration to provide farmers in Brazil with crop monitoring solutions.

BASF Brazil

Brazil competent authority agencies defend again agchem approvals

The Brazilian Minister of Agriculture has issued a further defence of the increasing rate of pesticide registrations.
Brazil Policy & Regulation

Brazil to reassess toxicity of carbendazim

A Brazilian federal judge has ordered a human health reassessment of the fungicide, carbendazim.

Brazil Fungicides

Brazil to issue rules to aid smallholders in safe use of agchems

Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina says that her department will issue a decree in the coming days to aid smallholder farmers to enhance their knowledge of applying pesticides.

Brazil Brazil Mapa

Interview: Crop protection industry in S America sights a turning point due north

Robert Birkett talks with CropLife Latin America's president and CEO, Jose Perdomo, and Brazil's generic agrochemical industry association, the Aenda's, chief executive, Tulio Oliveira, about: the rebound in the agrochemical market and whether it was a turning point; the accelerating Brazilian product approvals; and anticipated changes in several Latin America countries.

South America Argentina

Latin America back to leading GM crop adoption

The adoption of genetically modified crops increased in Latin America last year. The increase was led by Argentina.

South America

Brazil state organises teams for 2,4-D inspections

The agricultural inspection of Rio Grande do Sul's agriculture and rural development secretariat, the Seapdr, is structuring permanent teams to oversee the use of the herbicide, 2,4-D.

Brazil Herbicides & PGRs

Latin American agchem sector sees turning point from long slump

Signs of a rebound in the Latin American market were confirmed earlier this year when Phillips McDougall published its figures for the crop protection market in 2018.

South America

Argentina bans butyl and isobutyl ester formulations of 2,4-D

The Argentine plant and animal health inspection service, the Senasa, has ordered the prohibition of butyl and isobutyl ester formulations of the herbicide, 2, 4-D.

Argentina Senasa Herbicides & PGRs
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