(December 6, 2017) Agricultural authorities in China are speeding up the phaseout of highly toxic pesticides, announcing Dec. 5 that another 10 pesticides will be eliminated by the end of 2022. China will ban the production and use of aldicarb, phorate, and isocarbophos by the end of 2018; ethoprop, omethoate, methyl isothiocyanate, and aluminium phosphide by the end of 2020; and chloropicrin, carbofuran, and methomyl by the end of 2022.
Officials from both companies discussed the future of the seeds, biotech and crop chemical business at a June 27 press conference at Syngenta headquarters here. Read moreRead More »
If all goes according to announced plans, by now, the administration has opened negotiations on NAFTA. In the months leading up to the July release of trade negotiation objectives by the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) office, Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association (FFVA) and other industry groups, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services,[…]Read More »