Australia APVMA announces chemical review of neonicotinoids

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has announced a chemical review of a group of systemic insecticides known as the neonicotinoids. Based on possible risks, including to pollinators, aquatic invertebrates,…

List of Pesticides Banned for Manufacture, Import and Use in India

Pesticides are chemicals are made to kill or control pests, insects, weeds, fungi, microbes and rodents. There are many pesticides that have been found to be dangerous to human, animal health and also to the environment. Since pesticides are…

Chile updates phytosanitary measures for official control of Psa or kiwi bacteriosis

The Chilean government has updated a number of its phytosanitary regulations found in the Official Kiwi Bacteriosis Control Program (Pseudomonas syringae pv. Actinidiae - Psa). The new instructions are contained in resolution No. 7540/2019,…

Dextra International will be present at the Biostimulant World Congress.

Tomorrow November 19, part of the Dextra International team will attend the 4th Biostimulant World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Ana Santillana, Associate Director at Dextra International will be present at the world's premier event on agricultural…

National Agrochemicals Congress recommends policy review, safe & judicious pesticide use

The four day long National Agrochemicals Congress with the theme ‘Country’s Status on Various Fronts of Agrochemicals’ concluded in New Delhi yesterday. The plenary sessions had deliberations on issues and concerns of Agrochemicals for…

Canada working to diversify canola seed sales

Canada is working to diversify its canola seed sales, says Brian Innes, the Canola Council of Canada’s vice-president of public affairs. “As an industry we are doing what we can to diversify,” Innes said in an interview from Geneva,…

Canada to approve continued use of pyriproxyfen

Under the authority of the Pest Control Products Act, Health Canada is proposing that products containing pyriproxyfen are acceptable for continued registration in Canada. An evaluation of available scientific information found that all uses…

CANCELLATION OF BENOMYL, CARBENDAZIM AND THEIR MIXTURES

On October 30, Agrocalidad issued Resolution 223 for the cancellation of these products, indicating that the deadline for exhausting stock or removing the product from hangers expires on June 25, 2020. Read RESOLUTION 223.

USDA: Vietnam, Malaysia drive significant growth in SE Asian corn imports

Southeast Asia’s expanding population and increasing incomes, urbanization, and retail sectors are contributing to rising meat consumption and growing imports of feedstuffs. In addition to soybean meal, corn is a significant ingredient…