• Yellow phosphorus price going down; glyphosate price still on the rise 2021-10-22 Since the release of the article - Analysis of Glyphosate Price Trends, dated September 3, 2021, the market price of glyphosate has maintained upward trend. As of press time, the average price of glyphosate in China has reached Yaun80,300 while the market price on September 3 was...
  • More than 80 ag groups formally object to US EPA’s chlorpyrifos rule, citing harm to growers and lac... 2021-10-22 This week, more than 80 agricultural groups filed formal objections to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Aug. 30 rule to revoke all tolerances of chlorpyrifos. Stakeholders, by law, can object to pesticide tolerance changes or cancellations, and the EPA Administrator mus...
  • China’s curbs on fertiliser exports may affect India, says report 2021-10-22 Chinese authorities are imposing new hurdles for fertilizer exporters amid growing concerns over surging power prices and food production, a move that could worsen a global price shock and food inflation.Some Chinese fertilizer cargoes ready to be shipped are being held up by loc...
  • New study explores maize diversity for fall armyworm resistance in a warming world 2021-10-22 CABI has contributed to new research which highlights the importance of and need for host plant resistance for fall armyworm (Spodoptera frudiperda) in maize as current maize production in Africa and Asia is under serious threat from the pest and exacerbated by climate change con...
  • Brazilian Biopesticides market grew 28% in the last two years 2021-10-22 The biological pesticides market continues to grow in Brazil, with numbers considered “encouraging” by the companies.According to a study by IHIS Markit/CropLife Brazil, in the last two years until 2020, this segment grew 28%.In Brazilian currency, the market soared at a compound...
  • Ingevity: Biopesticides - An eco-friendly approach to plant protection and crop yield 2021-10-22 In recent years, increasingly stringent government regulations and growing consumer pressure to minimize the use of chemical pesticides have caused a shift in the agriculture industry toward more sustainable practices. Biological products, known as biopesticides, are derived from...
  • Pesticide usage on arable crops in Northern Ireland: 2020 survey report 2021-10-22 This is the sixteenth survey of pesticide usage practices on arable crops in Northern Ireland. Information on all aspects of pesticide usage was collected from 90 holdings throughout the Province, representing 31% of the total area of arable crops grown. Quantitative data has bee...
  • Can pseudoscience feed us? 2021-10-15 Part 1At the recently held 10th Agrochemical Conference organized by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), Shri. Narendra Singh Tomar, Hon. Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Govt. of India, emphatically stressed the importance of bala...
  • Fertilizer Fever: Soaring Costs Could Impact Farmers and Food Prices 2021-10-15 By Keith GoodBloomberg writer Elizabeth Elkin reported on last Friday that, “A gauge of North American fertilizer prices soared to a record high, driving up costs for farmers and threatening to worsen food inflation.“The Green Markets North America Fertilizer Price Index rose 7.9...
  • Food inflation heats up and energy crisis may make it worse 2021-10-15 The jump in global food prices to a decade high risks leading to even more expensive grocery bills, and the energy crisis is threatening to make things even worse.Harvest setbacks, strong demand and supply chain disruptions have sent a United Nations index of food costs up by a t...
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