• Input crisis in China threatens 2022-23 crop in Brazil, says specialist 2021-11-05
    China, one of the largest suppliers of inputs for manufacturing agricultural pesticides, faces severe energy restrictions that threaten the Brazilian agribusiness, said Professor Marcos Fava Neves, a specialist in agribusiness strategic planning.“Since many Chinese industries hav...
  • Brazil: Soybean Sectorial Chamber discusses use of Dicamba 2021-11-05
    The possibility of using the hormonal herbicide Dicamba in the current crop, which will feature for the first time a variety of soybean tolerant to the agrochemical, led to an extraordinary meeting of the Sectorial Chamber of Soy on Wednesday, October 27. The meeting was called b...
  • Brazilian experts identify lack of pesticides as structural problem 2021-11-05
    One of the strategies of the government to deal with a possible lack of pesticides for crops in the future is to anticipate registration requests for new suppliers at Anvisa, said Director of the Department of Plant Health and Agricultural Inputs at the Ministry of Agriculture, C...
  • Prices for glyphosate doubled, glufosinate up 50% 2021-10-29
    The input price scenario for 2022 is growing more complicated and scary by the week. Farmers are already preparing for added costs to grow a crop next year, but even today's prices may be an accurate snapshot for 2022 potential budgets. That's because input prices continue to cli...
  • China agricultural service firms eye overseas market 2021-10-29
    Trade in agricultural services will become a fresh growth point for domestic companies to invest in related projects abroad, as well as help ensure the world's food supply going forward, said government officials on Tuesday.The global agricultural products market has been challen...
  • Price of yellow phosphorus stopped falling and rebounded, market changes intensified 2021-10-29
    Yellow phosphorus price has started to rise again after a sharp decline. Today, the transaction price of yellow phosphorus price ranges between RMB 40,000-43,000, net ex-works, which is a 12% rise over RMB 37,000 in the previous report. According to the information obtained by Ag...
  • Aprosoja advises Brazil farmers to consider reduced fertilizer use 2021-10-29
    The president of the Soybean & Corn Producers Association of Mato Grosso (Aprosoja-MT) is advising farmers in the state to be cautious with their input purchases and not to feel pressured to purchase expensive inputs.Fertilizer prices have more than doubled and he feels producers...
  • From January to August 2021, pesticide technical production growth rate in China’s Jiangsu Province ... 2021-10-29
    Data shows that enterprises above the designated scale in Jiangsu Province (China's largest pesticide production province) produced 383,000 tons of pesticide technical in January-August 2021, down 0.7% year on year. Its growth rate is 19.9% higher year on year, whilst the growth ...
  • How do orange peels influence soybean growth? 2021-10-29
    Soybean is one of the most important crops cultivated around the world and it is the principal grain legume grown in the United States. It is valued because it has a high protein content – around 38%. And that high-protein content makes soybeans important for both human and anima...
  • South Africa - Rising input costs a serious challenge for future food production 2021-10-29
    Rising input costs, such as direct materials, direct labour and other overheads, are posing a major challenge to food production in South Africa.“The costs of fertiliser, herbicides, packaging, diesel, electricity and labour, to name a few, are increasing rapidly, making it nearl...
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