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Brazil agchems slump likely to end in 2018

The Brazilian market is likely to come out of a three-year slump in 2018.
South America Argentina

Several agencies to appeal Brazil glyphosate ban

Several agriculture-based associations, as well as the national health surveillance agency, the Anvisa, and the Ministry of Agriculture are expected to lodge appeals against the court order to suspend glyphosate herbicide use in Brazil.
Brazil Herbicides & PGRs

EFSA studies essential uses of bromoxynil

There are “in general” a wide range of alternative active ingredients to the herbicide, bromoxynil, for controlling broadleaved weeds, but for some uses, no sufficient alternatives are available, says the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
EU Herbicides & PGRs

US jury orders $289 m damages in Monsanto glyphosate cancer trial

A jury at US Superior Court of California state in San Francisco has found Monsanto liable in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged that the company's glyphosate-based herbicides, including Roundup, caused him cancer.
United States Herbicides & PGRs

Brazil govt to appeal glyphosate ban order

The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture and the attorney general’s office, the AGU, is working on appealing a court order for the immediate suspension of glyphosate herbicide use and sale in the country.
Monsanto Brazil

Brazilian judge orders glyphosate suspension

A Brazilian federal judge has ordered the suspension of new registrations of glyphosate-based herbicides and other pesticide products.
Brazil Herbicides & PGRs

US approval for Arysta wheat herbicide

Platform Specialty Products’ agrochemical business, Arysta LifeScience, has received US approval for a new wheat herbicide based on established active ingredients.
Herbicides & PGRs Arysta LifeScience

Pethoxamid to gain EU renewal with use restrictions

The EU approval of the herbicide, pethoxamid, is to be renewed with a new limitation on use to one application every two years in the same field at a maximum rate of 1.2 kg active ingredient per hectare.
Europe EU

California asks court to stay glyphosate cancer listing case

The US state of California has asked a federal court to stay a lawsuit contesting its decision to list glyphosate herbicide as a cancer-causing chemical, arguing that two pending cases before the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will provide critical guidance on the legal dispute.

United States Herbicides & PGRs

US farmers keen to defend Enlist Duo registration

The American Farm Bureau Federation and US groups representing cotton, maize and soybean growers, have asked a federal court to allow them to help contest a lawsuit that aims to cancel the registration of Dow AgroScience's Enlist Duo herbicide (glyphosate + 2,4-D choline).
United States Dow AgroSciences

US peach farm contests Monsanto bid to appeal dicamba order

US peach farmers who have sued Monsanto for alleged damage from dicamba herbicide drift are urging a federal court not to let the company appeal an order that denied its bid for summary judgement.

Monsanto Legal

Estimates rise for US dicamba damage

US weed scientists estimate that some 1.1 million acres (455,154 ha) of soybeans have been harmed by dicamba this summer despite increased federal and state restrictions on the use of the herbicide.

United States Herbicides & PGRs
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