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Brazilian agencies agree deal to unify and speed up agchem approvals

Brazil's three agrochemical product competent authorities have signed a co-operation deal with the Brazilian institute of cotton grower association, the IBA, to create a new and unified agrochemicals approval system.

Brazil Policy & Regulation

BASF launches insecticides for Argentine soy and maize markets

BASF has launched two new insecticides for the Argentine soybean and maize markets.

Argentina BASF

Agro Cenario 2019

DowDuPont agriculture business Corteva Agriscience and the Brazilian soybean grower association, the AproSoja Brasil, held the first meeting of Agro Cenario 2019 this week.

Brazil Corteva Agriscience

Brazilian Ag Ministry issues citrus agchem list

Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture has issued an updated list of approved pesticides for use by citrus growers.

Brazil Brazil Mapa

Brazil highlights cancer risks from agchem exposures

Avoiding contact with pesticides, solvents and petrochemicals, among other materials, can reduce occupational cancer cases by up to 37% in Brazil,


Brazil court finds against Corteva insecticide

A Brazilian court has ordered DuPont (now DowDuPont business Corteva Agriscience) to reimburse a plaintiff and soybean grower for the purchase of an insecticide due to its inefficacy.

Brazil Corteva Agriscience

Brazil issues dimethylamine salt import quotas

Brazil has set quota criteria on the import of the herbicide, dimethylamine salt.

Brazil Herbicides & PGRs

Brazil/Canada/US sign minor crop agchem evaluation MoA

Authorities in Brazil, Canada and the US have agreed to workshare on agrochemical assessments for products destined for use on minor crops.

Brazil Canada

Paraguay seeks new banana export sampling for agchem residue system

Paraguayan authorities are seeking a system to replace border checks on bananas for pesticide residues with sourcing at plants.


Senave Paraguay

Rizobacter agchems stolen from Argentine facility

Argentine agrochemical company Rizobacter has informed the national authorities of a robbery of agrochemicals and fertiliser products from its facility in Pergamino, Argentina.

Operations Argentina

Argentine Senasa sets rules on seeking minor crop agchem use extensions

The Argentine plant and animal health inspection service, the Senasa, has set guidelines for applications for use extensions for pesticide products to minor crops that lack approved solutions.

Argentina Policy & Regulation

Brazil Anvisa manager claims draft agchem bill unnecessary

Brazilian draft agrochemical registration bill PL 6299/02 is facing fresh criticism from a toxicology manager at the national health surveillance agency, the Anvisa.

Brazil Anvisa Policy & Regulation
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