Having more choices is a good problem — but navigating dicamba uncertainty and COVID weigh on the retail seed business.
Ag players know this well: Opportunities arise out of challenges.
2020 has brought major changes in the world’s top agrochemical-producing nations. It’s important to keep an eye on what these could mean for U.S. ag players.
STK has partnered with U.S. distributor Summit Agro USA to bring its bio-based crop protection products to the market, including Timorex Gold and now Regev.
2,4-D and glufosinate weed control failures also on the rise as retailers, awaiting regulators’ decision on dicamba’s re-registration, face yet more uncertainty.
CommoditAg’s John Demerly weighs in on how the winds have changed in favor of e-commerce during the pandemic.
The Ninth Circuit Court handed Corteva Agriscience and the agricultural industry a win on Wednesday by denying a petition to vacate the registration for Enlist Duo.
Petition requests a review of the decision by a panel of 11 judges from the Ninth Circuit instead of the three-judge panel that issued the previous decision.
The settlement is the “right action at the right time for Bayer to bring a long period of uncertainty to an end,” said CEO Werner Baumann.
With no alternative for weed management, “yield losses for soy and cotton could be as high as 50 percent.”
BASF said the Ninth Circuit’s decision has caused “immediate chaos among the agricultural community and threatens the livelihood of countless U.S. farmers.”