Syngenta’s head global supply & HSEQ, Mike Hollands, discusses the company’s response to the global supply chain disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The US Trump administration broke the law when it abandoned a US EPA plan to revoke food tolerances for chlorpyrifos and should be compelled to ban the insecticide, environmentalists, farmworker advocates and several states have told an appeals court.
US farm groups are rallying behind the pesticide industry’s bid to overturn a decision by the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to vacate the registrations of three dicamba herbicides. They argue that the products are vital to soybean and cotton farmers and that the Court has overstepped its authority.
SThe federal judge overseeing Bayer’s proposed settlement with tens of thousands of current Roundup cases, which would also create a system for handling future cases, has indicated that he would reject the plan.
Nufarm is to end manufacturing of insecticides and fungicides at its Australian Laverton site and restrict the manufacturing of herbicides at its facility in Linz, Austria.
The EU’s hazard-based approach to pesticide regulation and its lowering of maximum residue limits (MRLs) to “trade-restrictive” levels continues “without clear scientific justification or measurable benefit to human health”, says a group of nine countries in the WTO’s Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures.
The crop protection industry, along with other industry sectors across the globe, has been hard at work finding creative ways to keep agriculture moving despite the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Corteva reports first-quarter net income of $282 million, 60.2% higher year-on-year (YOY) on significantly higher volume in seeds and crop protection.
North American polyethylene (PE) producers have taken the lead in temporarily idling capacity because the cornerstones of their recent massive expansion—ethane-based production and growing export markets—have left them....
Bayer says it has entered a partnership with Prospera Technologies (Tel Aviv, Israel), an artificial intelligence (AI) data analytics company, to provide an all-in-one, cloud-based service that will help transform grower operations and enable greater access to high-quality fruits and vegetables.
Syngenta has officially launched Syngenta Group (Basel, Switzerland). The new entity unites Syngenta, Adama, and the agricultural businesses of Sinochem.
Agtech startup Enko Chem Inc. has announced a $45-million, Series B funding round led by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, bringing the company’s total financing to $66 million.
Symrise says it is launching a joint research project with the CRIEPPAM research institute in France on lavender farming, aimed at crop resilience, improved biodiversity, and additional income for farmers.
Syngenta today announced the official launch of Syngenta Group (Basel, Switzerland). Under a single entity, it unites Syngenta AG, headquartered in Switzerland; Adama, based in Israel; and the agricultural businesses of Sinochem, based in China.