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Sep 11

Global nematicides market projected to reach US$ 1.52 bn by 2026 at a CAGR of 3.66%

Global nematicides market was valued US$ 1.14 Bn in 2017 and is projected to reach US$ 1.52 Bn by 2026 at a CAGR of 3.66%, according to a report published by WiseGuyReports.Com. Biotechnology innovation has increased the value of some field crop seed by

Sep 10

Canada proposes to approve fungicide bixafen

Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), under the authority of the Pest Control Products Act, is granting registration for the sale and use of F9650 Technical Fungicide, containing the technical grade active ingredient bixafen, and F96

Sep 09

Germany to ban glyphosate by end of 2023

Germany will begin phasing out the use of the controversial herbicide glyphosate from next year and completely ban it from 2023 as part of measures rolled out by the country’s environment ministry on Wednesday to protect insects. In July, neighboring

Sep 05

NAFDAC to ban paraquat, atrazine products in Nigeria

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will soon ban the use of Paraquat and Atrazine products by farmers in Nigeria. The agency said it would mount evidence that the products hurt applicators and the environme

Sep 03

France considers pesticide buffer zones around residential areas

France is looking at introducing pesticide-free buffer zones around housing areas after a number of local mayors defied the government by banning weed killers such as glyphosate in their towns. A World Health Organization agency said in 2015 that glypho

Aug 30

Canada completed the re-evaluation of permethrin

Health Canada has completed the re-evaluation of permethrin. Under the authority of the Pest Control Products Act, Health Canada has determined that continued registration of products containing permethrin is acceptable. An evaluation of available scienti

Aug 29

Brazil Anvisa to reassess 7 pesticides, which may be banned as per risk

The Brazilian National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) announced on Monday, August 26, that it would reevaluate the toxicological profile of active ingredients that are the basis for pesticides being sold in Brazil. The objective is to check for the

Aug 28

Australian government approves Nutrien’s acquisition of Ruralco

Nutrien Ltd. (Nutrien) obtained the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC) approval to proceed with its acquisition of Ruralco Holdings Limited (ASX: RHL) (Ruralco). "We are very pleased with today's decision. We continue to believe th

Aug 27

Brazilian agrochemical imports increase 36% in first half of 2019

Brazilian imports of agrochemicals increased 36% in the first half of 2019, compared to the first six months of 2018, as US$ 1.11 billion in pesticides were purchased from abroad. In volume, the increase was 24%, according to Secex (Secretariat of Foreign

Aug 23

Production of agrochemicals in Argentina rose 13% in first half of 2019

The production of agrochemicals in Argentina rose 12.7% in the first six months of 2019, after having fallen 14.1% in 2018, while the imports of the sector grew of 36.1% to reach US$866 million, according to a report released recently by the consultancy I