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Noposion hold capital of Leshan Sibeier

On 12 July, 2017, the signing ceremony of Shenzhen Noposion Agrochemicals Co., Ltd. (Noposion) holding Sichuan Leshan Sibeier Agricultural Materials Co., Ltd. (Leshan Sibeier) was held in Leshan, Sichuan province. The relevant responsible person of Shenzhen Tiantianquan Agricultural Service Co., Ltd. (Tiantianquan) and Liao rongbin, the general manager of Leshan Sibeier attended the ceremony. Shenzhen Tiantianquan Agricultural Service Co., Ltd. is the e-commerce platform operation subsidiary for Noposion.

 

Beijing Yoloo speeds up introduction of new products to pesticide market for vegetables in southern China

On 20 June, 2017, Beijing Yoloo Biotechnology Co., Ltd. (Beijing Yoloo) held a forum about the Prevention and Control of Resistance Thrips and Diamondback Moths in South China and New Product Launch Meeting in 2017, which was attended by 60 experts of plant protection and pesticide distributors from Guangdong Province, Hainan Province and Guangxi Autonomous Region. As pointed out by the Vice Chief of Beijing Yoloo, Zhao Xuecai, the company will embrace its break this year and next year by launching new products. At the same time, the company is strengthening cooperation with well-known foreign enterprises and actively introduce new active ingredients for the domestic pesticide market and provide more choices for farmers.

 

104 Products get Plant Protection Product Contribution Award in 2016

On 20 July, 2017, the Forum for Green Fungicides and Crop Health was held in Hefei City, Anhui Province, on which the 2016 Plant Protection Product Contribution Award and Promotion Award was revealed. After strict selection, 104 products from around 90 enterprises and 60 outstanding promotion persons were awarded, including 50 fungicides (nematocides included), 18 insecticides, 19 herbicides and 5 plant growth regulators.

 

NATESC predicts slight third-generation armyworm occurrence for 2017

On 26 July, 2017, the National Agro-Tech Extension and Service Centre (NATESC) released its 2017 Third-generation Armyworm Occurrence Prediction, estimating slight strikes around the country, with high concentration in parts of Huang-Huai-Hai region and Northeast China given the large local quantities of adult armyworm. The national occurrence area is predicted to total 1.0 million ha (15.0 million mu). Occurrence of larvae may peak between late July and mid-Aug.

 

MOA answers suggestions for paraquat and chloropicrin

The following are answers from the Ministry of Agriculture of China (MOA) about the Suggestions No. 4840proposed on the Twelfth National People’s Congress (including the addition of registrants of chloropicrin and forbid the use of the extremely toxic herbicide paraquat).

 

Mixed formulation of penoxsulam and cyhalofop-butyl to become leading herbicide for rice fields

Along with the improvement in farmers’ pesticide application level and the accuracy of the forecast of diseases and pests by related departments, the prevention and control of rice diseases and pests has been easy while that of weeds has been harder and harder. Being used for many years, some patented active ingredients are seeding stronger tolerance; the mis-used of some others leads to more and more serious occurrence of weeds. According to the Manager of the Jiangsu Region of Dow, the choice and reasonable use of the right herbicides is the key and he predicts that the mixed formulation of penoxsulam and cyhalofop-butyl will become a hot herbicide product.

 

ICAMA: Existing pesticide labels can only be used by the end of 2017

On 29 June, 2017, Institute for the Control of Agrochemicals, Ministry of Agriculture (ICAMA) carried on detailed explanation about related pesticide policy from the newly released measure of “Pesticide Label and Instruction Management Method”.

 

The Cooperation between Dow AgroSciences and DJI Innovation to develop UAV plant protection

On June 27, 2017, Dow AgroSciences and Shenzhen DJI Innovation and Technology Co., Ltd (DJI Innovation) signed a memorandum of cooperation in Shanghai City to announce the establishment of long-term comprehensive strategic partnership between the two sides, which not only aimed to jointly promote the research and application of agricultural plant protection UAV technology, but also improved the development of China's agricultural mechanization and precision. It is the first time that the world's leading agrochemical enterprise and unmanned aerial vehicle company work together for win-win co-operation on plant protection UAV in China.  

 

STK signs exclusive and long-term distribution deal with Duwest about bio-pesticide Timorex Gold®

Recently, the Israeli bio-pesticide company, Stockton Group Ltd. (STK, a subsidiary under Sichuan Hebang Biotechnology Co., Ltd.) signed an exclusive and long-term distribution deal renewal with Duwest Inc. about the bio-pesticide Timorex Gold® in Guatemala and Belize.

Shandong Province carry out the provincial chemical industry security check from 1 July

Shandong Chemical Industry Federation of Trade Unions issued a message that it will carry out a special action of "Check hidden concerns, Ensure workers’ safety, Promote enterprise development" toward chemical industry in Shandong Province from 1 July, 2017 to the end of Dec. 2017. All trade unions of chemical companies should cover this activity to all workshops, teams, positions and employees.