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Brazil Anvisa bans some thiram uses

The Brazilian national health surveillance agency, the Anvisa, has banned some uses of the fungicide, thiram.

Brazil Anvisa Fungicides

Brazilian judge overturns suspension injunction against batch of agchem approvals

A Brazilian federal court has overturned an injunction suspending the approval of a batch of pesticide products and active ingredients from September.

 

Brazil Mapa Legal

Koppert receives French approval for new biofungicide

Dutch bioproducts company Koppert Biological Systems has received registration in France for its new yeast-based biofungicide, Noli (Metschnikowia fructicola).

Biopesticides Fungicides

EU picoxystrobin MRL changes slammed by Brazil

The European Commission’s approach to lowering maximum residue limits (MRLs) for the fungicide, picoxystrobin, earlier this year and not renewing its EU approval in 2017 have been criticised by Brazil as being impractical and unscientific. 

Europe EU

Brazilian judge suspends authorisations on dozens of agchems

A Brazilian federal judge has suspended the authorisations of 63 pesticide products.

Brazil Legal

EU proposes restrictions for metalaxyl-M seed treatments

The European Commission is proposing to restrict the sowing of seed treated with the fungicide, metalaxyl-M, to greenhouses. 

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Insecticides

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EU votes to ban chlorpyrifos

EU member states have supported draft decisions not to renew the EU approvals for the insecticides, chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl.

Europe EU

Corteva launches sulfoxaflor insecticides in Brazil

Corteva Agriscience has launched its sulfoxaflor (trade-marked as Isoclast)-based insecticide range in Brazil.

 

Corteva Agriscience Insecticides

Brazil agchem sector presents Ibama imidacloprid assessment summary

A group of agrochemical companies in Brazil have created a tabular presentation to ease understanding of the environmental agency, the Ibama's, reassessment finds on the insecticide, imidacloprid.

Brazil Insecticides

Brazilian judge overturns suspension injunction against batch of agchem approvals

A Brazilian federal court has overturned an injunction suspending the approval of a batch of pesticide products and active ingredients from September.

 

Brazil Mapa Legal

Swedish study shows thiacloprid benefits bumblebees

A Swedish university study has shown that bumblebees can benefit from foraging on clover fields treated with the neonicotinoid insecticide, thiacloprid.

Insecticides

Argentina instructs growers to apply agchem controls in grapevine moth pest alert

Argentine grapevine growers are instructed to carry out chemical control applications against European grapevine moths (Lobesia botrana) in areas under quarantine controls, the plant and animal health inspection service.

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Herbicides & PGRs

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Brazilian judge overturns suspension injunction against batch of agchem approvals

A Brazilian federal court has overturned an injunction suspending the approval of a batch of pesticide products and active ingredients from September.

 

Brazil Mapa Legal

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

Thailand drops plan to ban glyphosate

Thailand's National Hazardous Substances Committee has decided not to go ahead with a ban on the herbicide, glyphosate, which was to have come into effect on December 1st.

Thailand 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. 

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Nematicides

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Eastman gets Belgian approval for Cedroz

US specialty chemical company Eastman has received Belgian approval for the micro-encapsulated nematicide, Cedroz (geraniol + thymol).

Nematicides Biopesticides

Brazil approves fluopyram and dinotefuran in new batch of agchem approvals

The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture has approved 63 pesticide products, including seven "new" products and active ingredients, as well as generic products.

Brazil Mapa Product Approvals

US state approvals for Nufarm's Trunemco

Nufarm has received approval for its bionematicidal seed treatment, Trunemco (cis-jasmone + Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain MBI 600), in 28 US states following federal EPA registration in May. 

United States Nufarm

US EPA to approve Nufarm's Trunemco

The US EPA has proposed the approval of Nufarm's bionematicidal seed treatment, Trunemco (cis-jasmone + Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain MBI 600). 

United States EPA

Italy grants emergency use approval for Eastman's Cedroz

Italy has granted a 120-day emergency use approval for US specialty chemical company Eastman’s (Kingsport, Tennessee) micro-encapsulated nematicide, Cedroz (geraniol + thymol).

Product Approvals Nematicides

Spain grants exceptional use approvals for 1,3-D as disinfectant

The Spanish Ministry of Agriculture has granted an exceptional use authorisation for 1,3-dichloropropene-based nematicides for use as soil disinfectant prior to the planting of various fruits and vegetables, as well as of grapevines.

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Seed treatments

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EU proposes restrictions for metalaxyl-M seed treatments

The European Commission is proposing to restrict the sowing of seed treated with the fungicide, metalaxyl-M, to greenhouses. 

Europe EU

Bayer halts sales of Monceren in EU - update

Bayer's Crop Science division has suspended sales of its fungicidal seed treatment, Monceren (pencycuron), in the EU with immediate effect.

Bayer Crop Science Fungicides

BioConsortia moves biostimulant to registration phase

The US microbial products company, BioConsortia (Davis, California), has moved a biostimulant seed treatment to the registration phase. 

Biologicals Seed treatments

BASF debuts Ilevo in Australia

BASF has introduced the fungicidal seed treatment, Ilevo (fluopyram), in Australia. It is for the control of blackleg (Leptosphaeria maculans) on canola. 

BASF Seed treatments

PHC moves towards commercialising lead peptide on soy rust in Brazil

The US-based, UK-listed bioproducts company, Plant Health Care (PHC – Raleigh, North Carolina), is applying to register via a "fast track" route for its lead Innatus 3G peptide compound, PHC279, as a seed treatment in Brazil for Asian soybean rust (Phakopsora pachyrhizi).

Plant Health Care Seed treatments

US EPA to OK Bayer/Monsanto biopesticide PGR

The US EPA has proposed the approval of Bayer legacy company Monsanto's biopesticide plant growth regulator, LCO (lipochitooligosaccharide) MOR116. 

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Biologicals

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Brazil Anvisa to OK biocontrol

The Brazilian national health surveillance agency, the Anvisa, has approved the biological control agent, Amblyseius tamatavensis, subject to a 60-day public comment period.

 

Brazil Anvisa Biologicals

Koppert receives French approval for new biofungicide

Dutch bioproducts company Koppert Biological Systems has received registration in France for its new yeast-based biofungicide, Noli (Metschnikowia fructicola).

Biopesticides Fungicides

Brazil approves new biologicals among batch of registered agchems

The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture has approved another batch of dozens of pesticide products including new biologicals.

Biologicals Brazil Mapa

Brazil Anvisa OKs three biological ais

The Brazilian national health surveillance agency, the Anvisa, approved three biological pesticide active ingredients.

Biopesticides Brazil

Brazilian judge suspends authorisations on dozens of agchems

A Brazilian federal judge has suspended the authorisations of 63 pesticide products.

Brazil Legal

Lavie Bio advances lead wheat biostimulant to next stage

Israeli plant biotechnology company Evogene's (Rehovot) agricultural biologicals subsidiary, Lavie Bio (Lavie), has achieved phase advancement in its product pipeline for wheat biostimulants.

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Input Traits

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South Australia moves to lift GM crop ban

The South Australian government has introduced legislation aimed at lifting the moratorium on the cultivation of genetically modified crops on the mainland of the state by early next year. 

Australia Input Traits

EU signs off eight GM crop approvals

The European Commission has signed off approvals for eight genetically modified crop lines that had been stalled in the authorisation system for up to six months. 

Europe EU

Advanta expects igrowth to reshape global sorghum cultivation

UPL seed business Advanta Seeds has big plans for its non-genetically modified imidazolinone herbicide tolerance sorghum trait, igrowth.

UPL Herbicide Tolerance

Industry slams S Australian GM crops decision

The Australian industry association, CropLife Australia, has accused members of the upper house of the South Australian state Parliament, the Legislative Council, of "playing politics" in blocking a move by the state government to end the moratorium on the cultivation of genetically modified crops in mainland South Australia. 

Australia Input Traits

MEPs object to proposed approvals of four GM crops

The European Parliament has objected to European Commission proposals to approve the import of four genetically modified herbicide-tolerant maize, cotton and soybean lines. 

Input Traits Europe

Brazil GM crop area up 3%

The Brazilian agricultural area planted with genetically modified crops has risen by 2.6% to 53.1 million ha during the present season.
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Output Traits

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South Australia moves to lift GM crop ban

The South Australian government has introduced legislation aimed at lifting the moratorium on the cultivation of genetically modified crops on the mainland of the state by early next year. 

Australia Input Traits

Industry slams S Australian GM crops decision

The Australian industry association, CropLife Australia, has accused members of the upper house of the South Australian state Parliament, the Legislative Council, of "playing politics" in blocking a move by the state government to end the moratorium on the cultivation of genetically modified crops in mainland South Australia. 

Australia Input Traits

Brazil GM crop area up 3%

The Brazilian agricultural area planted with genetically modified crops has risen by 2.6% to 53.1 million ha during the present season.
Brazil Output Traits

Plant Biotechnology Patent Watch Q3 2019

During the third quarter of 2019, a total of 36 patent applications from 19 different assignees were published, covering genetically modified plants and methods of producing them.

Input Traits Output Traits

EFSA completes assessment of Enogen maize

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has completed its assessment of Enogen (3272) maize from ChemChina subsidiary Syngenta, six years after the evaluation was stalled due to missing data on new proteins. 

Output Traits Syngenta

Paraguay approves Verdeca's GM HB4 soybeans

Paraguay has approved Verdeca's genetically modified glufosinate-tolerant and high yielding HB4 soybeans.

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Digital/Precision Ag

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Cultivating the future: how technology is transforming crop protection

Precision agriculture dates back to mid-1990’s and has since morphed into big data and digital farming, although these terms are often used interchangeably, delegates were informed at the Agribusiness Intelligence Crop Science Forum & Awards 2019.

Digital Precision Ag

Rothamsted adds updates to pest/disease management app

UK-based research centre Rothamsted Research (Harpenden, Hertfordshire) has updated its crop protection app, Croprotect.

Digital Precision Ag

Corteva launches Landvisor digital tool

Corteva Agriscience has launched a digital tool, Landvisor, aimed at ranchers and land managers.

Digital Precision Ag Corteva Agriscience

Taranis/Stratus Imaging agree deal in Australia

Israeli precision agriculture company Taranis has agreed a collaboration deal with Australian imaging company Stratus Imaging to bring specialised imagery services to farmers in Australia and strengthen its foothold in the region.

 

Deals Digital Precision Ag

Precision delivery: A chance for a fresh perspective

Precision delivery of agricultural chemicals – whether they be pesticide, herbicide or fertiliser – will be the big revolution in farming technology over the course of the next 10 years.

United Kingdom Digital Precision Ag

BASF/Bosch expand digital ag collaboration

BASF and German technology provider Bosch have expanded their ongoing collaboration in digital agriculture.
Deals Digital Precision Ag
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