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Brazil Anvisa to include facility visits in agchem risk assessments

The Brazilian national health surveillance agency, the Anvisa, is to include visits to agrochemical manufacturers to enhance occupational risk assessments in its pesticide formulation re-evaluations.

Brazil Brazil Anvisa

US approval for BASF soybean seed treatments

BASF has received US approval for two fungicidal seed treatments for use on soybeans.

United States Seed treatments

Canada OKs BASF biofungicidal seed treatments

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has approved several biofungicidal seed treatments based on BASF's Bacillus subtilis strain BU1814.

Canada Biopesticides

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

PHC debuts Harpin seed treatment on US maize

The US-based, UK-listed bioproducts company, Plant Health Care (PHC – Raleigh, North Carolina), has launched a product based on the disease resistance activator and yield stimulant, Harpin αβ, in the US maize seed treatment market.
Plant Health Care Seed treatments

Bayer/Brazilian co-operative open ST machine in Rio Grande do Sul

Brazilian agricultural co-operative business, Cotrijal, has inaugurated an industrial seed treatment machine via a partnership with Bayer’s Crop Science division.
Bayer Crop Science Deals

Agrow Awards 2018 shortlist released

The finalists for the Agrow Awards 2018, the tenth instalment of the coveted awards, have been revealed with the release of this year’s shortlist.
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