In February 2019, Henan provincial government made an emergency notice aimed at the unified prevention and control of key pests and diseases of wheat. It instructed the local administrations to further ascertain the requirements and to carry out unified prevention and control in strict accordance with the policies and the technical specifications as quickly as possible.
During the Second Approval Meeting of the National Crop Variety Approval Committee held on 21 December, 2018, there were 115 corn varieties passed the review. Early in September 2018, another 516 corn varieties gained such approvals. In total, the number of corn varieties granted with national approval rose from 171 in 2017 to 631 in 2018 by 269%.
On 29 January 2019, Nanjing Redsun Co., Ltd. (Nanjing Redsun) announced that the acquisition of Ruralco Soluciones S.A. (Ruralco) which started in 2018 had been finished recently. Currently, Nanjing Redsun holds 60% of shares in Ruralco.
In January 2019, the National Agri-Tech Extension Service Center (NATESC) announced that Spodoptera frugiperda was found and confirmed to have stricken Yunnan Province, and have continued to spread in Southwest Yunnan Province.
On 26 January 2019, Limin Chemical Co., Ltd. (Limin Chemical) announced the intention to invest in Xinjiang Xinrong Renhe Holding Investment Limited (Partnership) (Xinjiang Xinrong) as a limited partner. The investment would be USD14.1 million, making up 32.99% of the total.
On Dec. 28, 2018, Lianhetech Co., Ltd. (Lianhetech) issued an announcement, showing that Yancheng Lianke Environmental Protection Technology Co., Ltd., its wholly-owned subsidiary, has completed the industrial and commercial registration procedures and obtained the "Confirmation of the listing of the use of state-owned construction land use rights" signed with the Bureau of Land and Resources of Xiangshui County, Jiangsu Province.
According to the ICAMA, a total of 4,512 pesticide registrations were approved in China in 2018. All were formal registrations.
On December 18, 2018, Jiande Wynca Plant Protection Co., Ltd. (a subsidiary of Zhejiang Wynca Chemical Group Co., Ltd.), Hangzhou Supply and Marketing Agricultural Development Group Co., Ltd. and Zhejiang Nongfeike Agricultural Technology Co., Ltd. (Nongfeike) signed a contract to jointly establish Hangzhou Nongfeike Agricultural and Technology Co., Ltd. (Hangzhou Nongfeike).
In order to promote the exchange of seed treatment technology industry, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade and China Association of Pesticide Development and Application (CAPDA) jointly held the The 5th China International Symposium on Seed Treatment Technology. The meeting time and place will be: Mar. 5, 2019 ,Shanghai New International Expo Centre
Sichuan Guoguang Agrochemical Co., Ltd. (Sichuan Guoguang) released in December 2018 that the company’s three capacity expanding projects invested by funds raised through IPO would be put into production in mid-2019, including 2,100t/a production lines for plant growth regulator technicals, 19,000t/a for the formulations and 6,000t/a for crop nutrition products.
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