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The agricultural industry must always stay a step ahead

Posted on May 22nd, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

Today’s agricultural chemicals industry faces a number of mounting pressures. Increases in regulatory scrutiny on consumer safety, shifts in popular perception and the urgency to stay in front of chemical resistance curves all impact the agricultural chemicals industry. Continue reading “The agricultural industry must always stay a step ahead” »

Can old herbicides save glyphosate?

Posted on May 2nd, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

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An epidemic of glyphosate-resistant weeds is ending the revolutionary impact of glyphosate in glyphosate-tolerant crops. Can using glyphosate with new formulations of herbicides over a half-century old save it? Continue reading “Can old herbicides save glyphosate?” »

Increasing Varieties of Domesticated Crops Demand New Specialized Agricultural Chemicals

Posted on April 25th, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

Worldwide demand for many crops far outstrips production – and the situation is worsening. While drought and famine have long been relatively common in many areas, the 2016 El Niño warming phenomenon disrupted growing conditions throughout the world Continue reading “Increasing Varieties of Domesticated Crops Demand New Specialized Agricultural Chemicals” »