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  • August 20, 2021

Logistics and pricing pressure nightmare ex China

Posted By: Harvest Chemicals

A number of factors are working against supply chains and putting pressure on prices. The main contributors are: Covid-19 The Delta variant has reared its ugly head in China, resulting […]

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  • May 25, 2021

FF240 and Cura-Fly – Attractant update (fruit fly baits)

Posted By: Harvest Chemicals

We must be doing something right to attract the attention of an esteemed company like Corteva who in their latest fruit fly brochure have taken time out to compare their […]

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  • March 16, 2021

FF240 and Cura-Fly Product Salt Content

Posted By: Harvest Chemicals

It has come to our attention that the manufacturers of GF120 are feeling the pinch from a worthy generic competitor and as such are making allegations of increased salt content […]

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  • November 4, 2020

Banning of Cartap Hypochloride and Chlorpyriphos?

Posted By: Harvest Chemicals

The Department of Health has conducted a human risk assessment on the above 2 actives and based on results they plan to revoke all local maximum residue levels of these […]

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  • October 28, 2020

Wholesale agricultural chemicals from China

Posted By: Harvest Chemicals

I try and give a monthly report on price trends of agricultural chemicals coming out of China. Prices are often dictated by supply and demand.  At the moment these two […]

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  • September 22, 2020

Agrochemical Price Flash From China

Posted By: Harvest Chemicals

The following upward trends in pricing are being experienced out of China (see graphs) Glyphosate Strong upward movement. 2. Glufosinate Strong upward trend from February but now stable. 3. Paraquat […]

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  • September 7, 2020

News Flash: Glyphosate Technical Material Price Spike

Posted By: Harvest Chemicals

News recently in is a Glyphosate technical material price spike of more than 10% (see attached graph). How much further this price will spike in the short term is unknown.  […]

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  • August 17, 2020

Latest Product Additions

Posted By: Harvest Chemicals

It seems miracles do happen, even while in the throes of a pandemic so deadly that you must be tested to see if you even have it. Granted, while some […]

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  • July 22, 2020

Lockdown, Stock, Covid-19 & the Port of Cape Town

Posted By: Harvest Chemicals

In my last post I said of all the segments of the South African economy, agriculture was perhaps the happiest place to be.  I expected growth and job creation and […]

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  • June 19, 2020

Latest Market Information

Posted By: Harvest Chemicals

Below tables the latest Chinese market information on the biggest chemicals representing the herbicide, insecticide and fungicide groups. 1.Glyphosate This week: The price was stable Next week: Keep this situation 2.Glufosinate […]

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