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July 29, 2008
Pesticide industry group CropLife America says it has filed a petition with EPA requesting “further examination and explanation” of EPA’s risk assessment for testing...
July 29, 2008
The European Court of Justice has rejected an appeal by pesticides manufacturer Makhteshim-Agan (Airport City, Israel) to overturn an EU ban, agreed in 2006, on the use of the...
July 21, 2008
EPA has issued new safety requirements for five pesticides, in an effort to reduce human exposure to soil fumigants. The requirements call for growers using methyl bromide...
July 9, 2008
Fine chemicals specialist Minakem (Beuvry-La-Foret, France) says it has bought the manufacturing assets of Penn Specialty Chemicals (Memphis, TN), a furan chemistry specialist...
July 4, 2008
AllessaChemie (Frankfurt), Europe’s largest privately owned toll manufacturer of non-GMP specialty chemicals, told CW at the recently held Chemspec Europe expo in...
July 1, 2008
BASF and Monsanto have agreed to work together to market a combination fungicide product, and separately DuPont and Syngenta have agreed to co-develop and supply a pesticide. BASF and...
June 30, 2008
The European Union (EU) Council of Ministers has approved new rules for regulating crop protection products, which could eliminate dozens of pesticides from the European market...
June 26, 2008
BASF and Monsanto have agreed to work together to market a combination fungicide product and, separately, DuPont and Syngenta have agreed to co-develop and supply a novel pesticide...
June 26, 2008
A decision made today by the Egyptian Parliament brings into question Agrium's position in a $1.4-billion fertilizer complex that the company's majority-owned jv EAgrium (Cairo) is...
June 20, 2008
Industry body the European Fine Chemicals Group (EFCG; Brussels), in conjunction with its sub-group the Agrochemicals Intermediates Manufacturers in Europe (AIME), at specialty and...
June 2, 2008
Strong grain demand has created a more fertile playing field for major agricultural biotechnology firms, which have spent the last decade competing for market share in this relatively...
April 28, 2008
The first-quarter earnings season for U.S. basic and diversified chemical companies started strong, despite continued weak U.S. demand and surging raw material costs, producers say...
April 28, 2008
Tight supply for grains and other crops have raised global demand for fertilizers, PotashCorp says. The company’s net income soared 186%, to $566 million ($1.74/share), on sales...
April 28, 2008
Tight markets for agricultural crops fueled rising demand for fertilizers in the first quarter of 2008, pushing fertilizer prices considerably higher, says Yara International (Oslo)...
April 22, 2008
DuPont reported first-quarter net income up 19%, to $1.2 billion ($1.31/share), excluding $52 million in special items in the year-ago period. First Call's (Boston) consensus estimate...
April 18, 2008
Emerging countries’ rapid population growth and higher living standards combined with rising biofuel demand is creating a fertile market for producers of agricultural inputs...
April 18, 2008
The first-quarter earnings season is expected to be a mixed bag for U.S. chemical companies, analysts say. Results may be better than expected across certain sectors, including...
April 7, 2008
The European Crop Protection Association (ECPA; Brussels) says it has joined with European and Ukranian officials to combat counterfeit pesticides in the Ukraine, in which there has...
April 3, 2008
Syngenta says its financial performance for the first quarter of the year has exceeded expectations and that preliminary sales for the period are likely to have risen 20% compared with...
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