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More EU approval period extensions for 23 ais

A group of 22 agrochemical active ingredients that have EU approvals due to expire within two months are to get one-year extensions, while another ai, the herbicide, bispyribac, is to get a two-year extension.

Europe EU

EU approval nears for new Koppert biofungicide

EU agrochemical approval is to be granted to Dutch biopesticide company Koppert Biological Systems’ yeast-based biofungicide, Metschnikowia fructicola strain NRRL Y-27328.

Europe EU

EU states clear non-renewals for three agchem ais

EU member states have voted in favour of decisions not to renew the EU approvals of the fungicides, propiconazole and quinoxyfen, and the herbicide, flurtamone.

Europe EU

Canadian OK for Syngenta's Vibrance Ultra Potato

Syngenta has received Canadian approval for the fungicide, Vibrance Ultra Potato (difenoconazole + sedaxane + mandipropamid). 

 

Fungicides Syngenta

Corteva and FMC best placed in Agrow Awards

DowDuPont’s agriculture business, Corteva Agriscience, and FMC each featured as award winners in three categories of the 11th Agrow Awards at a prestigious ceremony in London, UK last night.

M&A Operations

Corteva aims florylpicoxamid (Adavelt) at Asia Pacific

DowDuPont agriculture business Corteva Agriscience is developing its new neopicolinamide fungicide, florylpicoxamid (trade-marked as Adavelt).

Corteva Agriscience DowDuPont
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Insecticides

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More EU approval period extensions for 23 ais

A group of 22 agrochemical active ingredients that have EU approvals due to expire within two months are to get one-year extensions, while another ai, the herbicide, bispyribac, is to get a two-year extension.

Europe EU

Corteva and FMC best placed in Agrow Awards

DowDuPont’s agriculture business, Corteva Agriscience, and FMC each featured as award winners in three categories of the 11th Agrow Awards at a prestigious ceremony in London, UK last night.

M&A Operations

US EPA schedules first ai decision for fiscal 2021

The US EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) has scheduled its first registration decision for a new active ingredient for fiscal 2021 (ending September 30th).

United States Insecticides

Canada allows continued registration of cyfluthrin

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has decided to allow the continued registration of the pyrethroid insecticide, cyfluthrin, following a re-evaluation of the active ingredient. 

 

Canada PMRA

Syngenta debuts pheromone in Chile

ChemChina subsidiary Syngenta has presented its (E,Z)-7,9-dodecadienyl acetate-based pheromone, Cidetrak EGVM Meso, in Chile. 

 

Chile Syngenta

EU proposes non-renewal for ethoprophos

The European Commission has drafted a decision not to renew the EU approval of the insecticide/nematicide, ethoprophos. 

 

EU European Commission
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Herbicides & PGRs

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More EU approval period extensions for 23 ais

A group of 22 agrochemical active ingredients that have EU approvals due to expire within two months are to get one-year extensions, while another ai, the herbicide, bispyribac, is to get a two-year extension.

Europe EU

EU states clear non-renewals for three agchem ais

EU member states have voted in favour of decisions not to renew the EU approvals of the fungicides, propiconazole and quinoxyfen, and the herbicide, flurtamone.

Europe EU

EU renewal granted to tribenuron

A draft decision to renew the EU approval of the herbicide, tribenuron, has been voted through by EU member states.
Europe EU

German Env Ministry seeks to restrict glyphosate

Germany’s federal Environment Ministry, the BMU, proposes new restrictions on use of the herbicide, glyphosate, in a Plant Protection Ordinance.
Germany EU

Corteva and FMC best placed in Agrow Awards

DowDuPont’s agriculture business, Corteva Agriscience, and FMC each featured as award winners in three categories of the 11th Agrow Awards at a prestigious ceremony in London, UK last night.

M&A Operations

US EPA schedules first ai decision for fiscal 2021

The US EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) has scheduled its first registration decision for a new active ingredient for fiscal 2021 (ending September 30th).

United States Insecticides
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Seed treatments

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Belgium OKs special use on two neonic STs

Belgian authorities have reportedly granted special use authorisation to two noenicitinoid insecticide-based seed treatments.

 

Bayer Crop Science Syngenta

UK rejects emergency use application on two neonics

The UK has rejected applications for emergency authorisation of two neonicotinoid insecticide-based seed treatment products for use on sugar beet in 2019.
United Kingdom Insecticides

EU sets withdrawal schedule for thiram and treated seed

The European Commission has set phase-out schedules for the fungicide, thiram, and seed treated with the active ingredient, following the decision not to renew its EU approval.
Europe EU

Brazilian study highlights lack of available ST products

Brazil lacks sufficient available seed treatment products for use on several crops or against various pests.
Brazil Seed treatments

Arysta debuts Rancona ST in Italy

Arysta LifeScience (part of Platform Specialty Products) has launched its fungicidal seed treatment, Rancona 15 ME (ipconazole), in Italy.

Arysta LifeScience Fungicides

Syngenta debuts Vibrance Maxx in Argentina

Syngenta has launched its fungicidal seed treatment, Vibrance Maxx (fludioxanil 2.5 g/litre + metalaxyl-M 3.75 g/litre + sedaxane 5 g/litre), in Argentina.

Syngenta Fungicides
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Biologicals

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EU approval nears for new Koppert biofungicide

EU agrochemical approval is to be granted to Dutch biopesticide company Koppert Biological Systems’ yeast-based biofungicide, Metschnikowia fructicola strain NRRL Y-27328.

Europe EU

Corteva and FMC best placed in Agrow Awards

DowDuPont’s agriculture business, Corteva Agriscience, and FMC each featured as award winners in three categories of the 11th Agrow Awards at a prestigious ceremony in London, UK last night.

M&A Operations

Canada to OK FMC biofungicide/nematicide

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has proposed the approval of FMC’s biofungicide/nematicide, F4018-4 (Bacillus subtilis strain FMCH002 + B licheniformis strain FMCH001). 

 

Biologicals FMC

Brazilian biologicals market at over $140 m

The Brazilian biological crop protection market is worth some R$528 million ($144 million at the current rate).
Brazil Biologicals

Ihara gains first Brazilian post-harvest biopesticide approval

Brazilian agrochemical company Ihara (Sorocaba) has been granted approval for its biofungicide, Eco Shot (Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain D-747).
Brazil Biopesticides

Call for special EU body to shorten biocontrol approval times

By the end of 2020, the EU should establish a “bioprotection-specific” body that will have developed and implemented a “short and precise” evaluation process for biocontrol active ingredients and products, proposes the International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association (IBMA).
EU Biologicals
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Input Traits

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EU GMO rules need scientific update, say EU advisers

New scientific knowledge and technical developments have made the EU GMO registration Directive (2001/18) “no longer fit for purpose” and it should be revised to bring it up to date, says the European Commission’s group of chief scientific advisors from its Scientific Advisory Mechanism (SAM) service.

Europe EU

Corteva and FMC best placed in Agrow Awards

DowDuPont’s agriculture business, Corteva Agriscience, and FMC each featured as award winners in three categories of the 11th Agrow Awards at a prestigious ceremony in London, UK last night.

M&A Operations

EU Ombudsman to investigate soybean approvals

The European Ombudsman is to investigate a complaint about three genetically modified soybean lines approved for import in 2015, says anti-GMO group TestBiotech. 

 

EU Input Traits

Bayer/KWS debuts herbicide-tolerant sugar beet

Bayer's Crop Science division and German seed company KWS Saat are launching non-genetically modified Conviso Smart herbicide-tolerant sugar beet in Italy.

Italy Herbicide Tolerance

Argentina approves drought-tol/H-tol GM soybeans

Argentina has approved its first genetically modified drought-tolerant soybean technology combined with another trait.

Output Traits Input Traits

RiceTec to debut herbicide-tolerant rice in Brazil

The US rice company, RiceTec (Houston, Texas), is to launch a new generation of non-genetically modified herbicide-tolerant rice in Brazil.

Adama Input Traits
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Output Traits

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EU GMO rules need scientific update, say EU advisers

New scientific knowledge and technical developments have made the EU GMO registration Directive (2001/18) “no longer fit for purpose” and it should be revised to bring it up to date, says the European Commission’s group of chief scientific advisors from its Scientific Advisory Mechanism (SAM) service.

Europe EU

Corteva and FMC best placed in Agrow Awards

DowDuPont’s agriculture business, Corteva Agriscience, and FMC each featured as award winners in three categories of the 11th Agrow Awards at a prestigious ceremony in London, UK last night.

M&A Operations

Australian university seeks to test GM wheat

The Australian University of Melbourne has applied to the country's Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) to field test genetically modified wheat with altered iron uptake, transport and bioavailability.

Australia Altered content

EU Ombudsman to investigate soybean approvals

The European Ombudsman is to investigate a complaint about three genetically modified soybean lines approved for import in 2015, says anti-GMO group TestBiotech. 

 

EU Input Traits

Indian Supreme Court asks govt to clarify stand on GM mustard

The Indian Supreme Court has asked the central government to clarify its stand on the field trials of genetically modified high-yielding Dhara Mustard Hybrid 11 (DMH-11) within two weeks.

India Stress tolerance & Yield

Argentina approves drought-tol/H-tol GM soybeans

Argentina has approved its first genetically modified drought-tolerant soybean technology combined with another trait.

Output Traits Input Traits
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