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Set Alert for Biologicals

New Zealand to hold hearing on biocontrol application

The New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is to hold a public hearing on an application to release the parasitoid wasp, Pauesia nigrovaria, as a biological control agent against the invasive giant willow aphid (Tuberolachnus salignus).

New Zealand Biologicals

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

EU approval for two biopesticides

Formal EU approvals have been published for two biofungicide active ingredients, both of which have been designated as “low-risk”. 

Europe EU

Brazil OKs ten biological products and other agchems

The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture has approved ten biological control products.

Brazil Mapa Product Approvals

Mexico approves MBI's Stargus

The Mexican Ministry of Health's toxicology authority, the Cofepris, has approved US biopesticide company Marrone Bio Innovations' (MBI - Davis, California) Bacillus amyloliquefaciens-based biofungicide, Stargus.

Marrone Bio Innovations Product Approvals

Low-risk ai approvals in the EU improving

Speakers at the Agchem Forum this month welcomed advances in the adoption and improvements in the regulation of low-risk substances, while demanding structural changes.

Biologicals Fungicides

Corteva agrees deal with biologicals developer Pro Farm

US biopesticide company Marrone Bio Innovations' (MBI - Davis, California) new subsidiary, Pro Farm Technologies, has agreed a long-term deal with Corteva Agriscience in Europe to develop and commercialise seed-applied biological products.

Corteva Agriscience Marrone Bio Innovations

Brazil Anvisa OKs three agchem active ingredients

The Brazilian national health surveillance agency, the Anvisa, has approved two new chemical pesticide and one biostimulant active ingredients.

Brazil Fungicides

BioConsortia moves products to registration phase

The US microbial products company, BioConsortia (Davis, California), has moved several biofungicides and biostimulants into the registration phase and plans to submit a series of nematicides for approval next year.

Biologicals Operations

US tolerance exemption for Bayer/Monsanto biopesticide PGR

The US EPA has established a tolerance exemption for Bayer legacy company Monsanto's biopesticide plant growth regulator, LCO (lipochitooligosaccharide) MOR116, for use on all food commodities.

United States Biostimulants

US EPA reviewing pesticides for hemp uses

The US EPA is reviewing requests by several pesticide manufacturers to allow use of their products on hemp.

United States EPA

Certis USA to distribute Bayer's Requiem Prime in US

Japanese company Mitsui & Co’s biopesticide subsidiary, Certis USA, is to sell and distribute Bayer's Crop Science division's bioinsecticide, Requiem Prime (terpenoid blend QRD 460 from the extract of Chenopodium ambrosioides), in the US.

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