herbicide

Pregnancy test for blackgrass…how does it work?

Pregnancy test for blackgrass…how does it work?

Researchers at Newcastle University have used technology from human pregnancy tests to identify the level of herbicide resistance in blackgrass....

June 21, 2018

Major challenge posed by Black Grass and Brome Grass

Major challenge posed by Black Grass and Brome Grass

Agri-Food and Biosciences’ Institute (AFBI) plant scientists are becoming increasingly concerned about the growing threat posed by Black Grass and...

May 24, 2017

Two new herbicides for grassland farmers

Two new herbicides for grassland farmers

Dow AgroSciences has launched two new grassland herbicides for farmers in Ireland to use this spring. Leystar is designed to...

March 20, 2017

Has Germany put the kibosh on next week’s EU glyphosate vote?

Has Germany put the kibosh on next week’s EU glyphosate vote?

Germany looks set to abstain in an EU vote next week on the continued use of glyphosate in weed killers,...

May 15, 2016

Syngenta looks to greater seed profitability as sales drop

Syngenta looks to greater seed profitability as sales drop

Group sales of Swiss agrochemical and seed manufacturer Syngenta dropped to $3.7 billion for the first quarter of 2016, according...

April 23, 2016

Poll shows most Europeans want glyphosate banned

Poll shows most Europeans want glyphosate banned

Two-thirds of Europeans want glyphosate banned according to a poll by the international market research firm YouGov. According to the...

April 12, 2016

Herbicide reduction can maintain crop yields, new research shows

Herbicide reduction can maintain crop yields, new research shows

Research carried out by the European Commission’s “Science for Environment Policy” suggests a herbicide-light approach to farming does not have...

February 10, 2016