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S Am Ag Ministers urge end to EU/Chinese GMO delays

Agriculture Ministers from five South American countries have urged the EU and China to stop delaying import authorisations for genetically modified crops, reports the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA). 
South America EU

New acephate sales procedures in Brazil

Growers and agrochemical suppliers in Brazil have to follow new procedures for the commercialisation of acephate insecticide.
Brazil Insecticides

Argentine govt endorses start-up's non-GMO HT soy

Argentine start-up company Bioheuris (Rosario) has received an official endorsement to develop a herbicide-tolerant soybean line through gene editing technology.


Adama gets Brazil use extension on insecticide

Adama Agricultural Solutions has been granted a use extension in Brazil for its insecticide, Voraz (methomyl + novaluron).

Brazil Insecticides

Brazil cuts import duty on herbicide intermediate

The Brazilian foreign trade chamber, the Camex, has temporarily cut import taxes on the herbicide intermediate, monoisopropylamine.
Brazil Herbicides & PGRs

Peru agchem market to be 10% up this year

The Peruvian agrochemical market is to rise by 10% this year to some $220 million.

One fifth of Brazil agchem trade is illegal

Illegal products account for some 20% of the pesticide market in Brazil.

Ihara debuts Targa Max in Brazil

Brazilian agrochemical company Ihara has launched its selective graminicide, Targa Max (quizalofop-P-ethyl), in its domestic market.

Brazil Iharabras

Bayer anticipates record barter payments in Brazil

Bayer’s Crop Science division expects a record level of business in crop protection products through barter in Brazil.
Brazil Bayer CropScience

DuPont Pioneer expands seed storage in Brazil

DuPont seed subsidiary DuPont Pioneer has expanded its storage facilities and distribution network for seeds in Brazil.

DuPont Brazil

Over half of small Peruvian farms apply agchems

Just over half (50.3%) of small and medium-sized farms in Peru applied pesticides last year.


Brazil OKs Nortox herbicide

The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture has approved national agrochemical company Nortox’s (Arapongas) herbicide, Meostriona Nortox (mesotrione), for use on maize and sugar cane.

Brazil Herbicides & PGRs
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