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On 16 Nov., 2017, Sino-Agri Leading Bioscinences Co., Ltd. (Sino-Agri Leading, stock code: 603970) officially launched its initial public offerings (IPO) in A-share market, with shares soaring by 44.0% to USD2.7/share on this trading debut.
On November 1, 2017, the General Office of the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) issued a notice on carrying out the investigation on the application of agricultural UAV plant protection for 2017. The details of which are as follows.
In Nov. 2017, Hunan Haili Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. (Hunan Haili) published a notice about the planned construction of production device for 2,000t/a pirimiphos-methyl by its wholly-owned subsidiary Hunan Haili Changde Pesticide Chemical Co., Ltd. (Haili Changde)
In order to make it clear about the dynamic resistance of cucumber downy mildew to metalaxyl and azoxystrobin and the prevention and control of cucumber downy mildew, the Plant Protection Institute, Hebei Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences (PPI, HAAFS) monitored the resistance of cucumber downy mildew to metalaxyl and azoxystrobin in Hebei Province during 2011-2015.
On 30 Oct., 2017, Yongnong Biosciences Co., Ltd. (Yongnong Biosciences) held a 2017 Annual Distributor Conference of Taiwan Branch of Yongnong Biosciences in Wenzhou City, Zhejiang Province, which was attended by 13 distributors of Baisudun (百速顿, active ingredient: glufosinate-ammonium) in Taiwan.
In October 2017, groundbreaking ceremony for herbicide workshop project of Huizhou Yinnong Technology Co., Ltd. (Yinnong Technology) was held in Huizhou, Guangdong Province. Relevant leaders of the local government, Luo Yuping, national sales director of FMC Corporation, Yu Xianwen, general manager of Sino-Agri Leading Bioscinences Co., Ltd. (Guangdong branch) and so on, attended the ceremony.
On 30 Oct., 2017, Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (MOC) published a notice that it had decided to conduct anti-dumping investigations on imported ethanolamine originated from the US, Arabia, Malaysia and Thailand.
On 9 Oct., 2017, Zhongnongfa Seed Industry Group Ltd. (Zhongnongfa Seed) published a notice that it plans to transfer the 67% shares of its subsidiary, Zhongnongfa Henan Agrochemical Co., Ltd. (Henan Agrochemical). The transfer price will be no less than its estimated value and determined by the final deal.
On September 18, 2017, the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA), together with the Ministry of Finance and the Civil Aviation Administration of China, issued the Notice on the Pilot Subsidy Project of Plant Protection UAV in Six Provinces (Cities), pointing out that for the purpose of guiding technology development and appropriate application of plant protection UAV (also known as agricultural remote control flight sprayer), and improving agriculture green development, the MOA decided to select six provinces to guide the work of appropriate application of plant protection UAV through subsidizing pilot units. Notice of the matter as follows.
According to the official news from Bayer China, its channel support project of plant protection UAV was officially launched in Liyang City, Jiangsu Province in September, 2017. Nearly 200 dealers attended the kick-off meeting, witnessing this milestone moment of Bayer in the field of plant protection UAV.