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Russia to introduce anti-dumping duties on EU herbicide imports

Russian President Vladimir Putin has advised the national government to introduce anti-dumping duties on herbicide imports from the EU into Russia.

Europe EU

France launches glyphosate phase-out resource centre

France has launched an online resource centre to support farmers in the government’s endeavour to put an end to the main uses of the herbicide, glyphosate, by 2020 and for all uses by 2022.

France Herbicides & PGRs

Long running French case against Bayer/Monsanto's Lasso back in court

A long running case of a French farmer against Bayer legacy company Monsanto has returned to the French Court of Appeal in Lyon.

France Herbicides & PGRs

Certis USA debuts Homeplate herbicide

Japanese company Mitsui & Co's US biopesticide subsidiary, Certis USA (Columbia, Maryland), has introduced the non-selective fatty acid-based herbicide, Homeplate (caprylic acid + capric acid).

Certis USA Mitsui & Co

EU approval periods to be extended for 14 ais

Fourteen agrochemical active ingredients are to have their approval periods extended by one to three years to allow more time for slow EU procedures for renewing the authorisations.

Europe EU

EU approval for vinegar as herbicide

Formal EU approval has been granted to the agrochemical “basic substance”, vinegar, for use as a herbicide.

Europe EU

Russian authorities detect glyphosate traces in imported Brazilian soybeans

Russian authorities have reported the detection of traces of glyphosate herbicide in loading soybeans imported from Brazil.

Brazil Russian Federation

Canada clears bromoxynil in special review

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposes to allow the continued registration of the herbicide, bromoxynil, following a special review of the active ingredient.

PMRA Herbicides & PGRs

Canada confirms continued use of 2,4-DB

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has confirmed its decision to allow the continued registration of products containing the phenoxy herbicide, 2,4-DB, following a re-evaluation of the active ingredient. 

Canada PMRA

Grower group in Brazil Ag Ministry talks on transforming agchem approvals regime

Brazilian Parana state soybean growers’ association, the Aprosoja-PR, has been in talks with the Ministry of Agriculture to speed up the approval of agrochemical products.

Brazil Herbicides & PGRs

French President less sure about glyphosate ban within three years

French President Emmanuel Macron has said that it would be impossible to guarantee that the usage of the herbicide, glyphosate, would end in the country within three years.

France Herbicides & PGRs

Brazil state to widen inquiry into impacts of 2,4-D drift

The public prosecutor’s office at the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul is to deepen an inquiry into the impacts from drift form applications of the herbicide, 2,4-D, on the state’s soybean crop.

Brazil Herbicides & PGRs
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