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Grace Yuan
Global Marketing Director   Chongqing Stanley Info-Tech

Grace Yuan, editor of AgroPages, Global Marketing Director. Email: grace@agropages.com; Wechat: nanagrace2014

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  • Bayer: Permanently working on new solutions and innovative technologies for EU oilseed rape   2017-02-22

    "The loss of neonicotinoids has forced farmers in Europe to rely on older, less beneficial and less effective products with multiple applications, resulting in reduced crop yield and quality," said Andreas Loechel, Global Crop Manager Oilseeds at Bayer in an interview with AgroPages. In this interview, he also introduced Bayer’s solutions to address diseases, insects and weeds of EU oilseed rape.

    "The loss of neonicotinoids has forced farmers in Europe to rely on older, less beneficial and less effective products with multiple applications, resulting in reduced crop yield and quality," said Andreas Loechel, Global Crop Manager Oilseeds at Bayer in an interview with AgroPages. In this interview, he also introduced Bayer’s solutions to address diseases, insects and weeds of EU oilseed rape.

  • 2016 Analysis of New Patterns and Future Trends in Global Agriculture   2017-02-21

    Looking back at 2016, it is obvious that the agri-input industry has experienced a lot of integration. In the future, the indispensable technical resources for future global food production are expected to be dominated by 15 to 20 companies worldwide.

    Looking back at 2016, it is obvious that the agri-input industry has experienced a lot of integration. In the future, the indispensable technical resources for future global food production are expected to be dominated by 15 to 20 companies worldwide.

  • BASF continues to extend its global layout for biologicals-based solutions   2016-11-21

    According to a leading microbiologist and agricultural adviser, there will be more biopesticides on the European market than chemical ones within five to ten years. Besides, major agrochemical giants recently successivly announced increased investment in the area of biologicals. Accordingly, AgroPages has recently had an interview with Alyson Emanuel, Vice President, Business Management, Functional Crop Care Global Business Unit, BASF Crop Protection, who shared her viewpoints on BASF’s biologicals-based solutions, competitive advantage, as well as opportunity &challenge in the area of biologicals.

    According to a leading microbiologist and agricultural adviser, there will be more biopesticides on the European market than chemical ones within five to ten years. Besides, major agrochemical giants recently successivly announced increased investment in the area of biologicals. Accordingly, AgroPages has recently had an interview with Alyson Emanuel, Vice President, Business Management, Functional Crop Care Global Business Unit, BASF Crop Protection, who shared her viewpoints on BASF’s biologicals-based solutions, competitive advantage, as well as opportunity &challenge in the area of biologicals.

  • Stockton: Enriching and accelerating the development of biopesticides’ pipeline through M&A   2016-11-14

    Stockton (STK), as a pioneer in the field of biopesticides, develops, manufactures, and sells plant extract-based biopesticides with the intention of integrating them into conventional spraying programs. Stockton is present in more than 25 countries worldwide. Accordingly, AgroPages has recently interviewed Guy Elitzur, CEO of STK, who shared his insights on the latest developments at Stockton, including the introduction of new products that integrate unique, sustainable solutions for farmers.

    Stockton (STK), as a pioneer in the field of biopesticides, develops, manufactures, and sells plant extract-based biopesticides with the intention of integrating them into conventional spraying programs. Stockton is present in more than 25 countries worldwide. Accordingly, AgroPages has recently interviewed Guy Elitzur, CEO of STK, who shared his insights on the latest developments at Stockton, including the introduction of new products that integrate unique, sustainable solutions for farmers.

  • Top 20 Global Agchem Firms 2015: Majority declining May open up era dominated by 4 giants   2016-09-20

    Recently, AgroPages published the Global Top 20 Agrochemical Enterprises 2015 listing. The year 2015 experienced unfavorable climate conditions, exchange fluctuations and falling prices of commodities, having caused a serious impact in the global agrochemical market, as reflected by the decreased sales performance of the global top 20. As regards the drop in sales, the majority of the top 20 experienced declining sales to different degrees, bearing in mind that almost all of them saw growth in 2014, and some achieved double-digit growth in 2013.

    Recently, AgroPages published the Global Top 20 Agrochemical Enterprises 2015 listing. The year 2015 experienced unfavorable climate conditions, exchange fluctuations and falling prices of commodities, having caused a serious impact in the global agrochemical market, as reflected by the decreased sales performance of the global top 20. As regards the drop in sales, the majority of the top 20 experienced declining sales to different degrees, bearing in mind that almost all of them saw growth in 2014, and some achieved double-digit growth in 2013.

  • Brazil: Soybean Plantation & Solutions to Major Soybean Diseases   2016-08-23

    AgroPages has invited Brazilian National Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa) and Brazilian National Food Supply Corporation (Conab) to give us an introduction to soybean plantations in Brazil, as well as pesticide applications for major diseases, focusing on soybean rust. Bayer, ADAMA, BASF, FMC, and Rotam have also been invited to share their successful solutions. In addition, AgroPages will analyze the global agricultural product trade pattern, such as how the Chinese soybean import policy will impact soybean planting in Brazil.

    AgroPages has invited Brazilian National Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa) and Brazilian National Food Supply Corporation (Conab) to give us an introduction to soybean plantations in Brazil, as well as pesticide applications for major diseases, focusing on soybean rust. Bayer, ADAMA, BASF, FMC, and Rotam have also been invited to share their successful solutions. In addition, AgroPages will analyze the global agricultural product trade pattern, such as how the Chinese soybean import policy will impact soybean planting in Brazil.

  • 2015 Summary of Global Agrochemical Company’s Activities& Trends Analysis   2016-03-09

    A review of investment and cooperative projects of global agrochemical companies in 2015 reveals that they have a clear idea about industry presence and business planning. Global agrochemical industry is a longitudinal and horizontal combined new mode of industry. In 2015, besides their continued research, production and marketing integrated cooperation, agrochemical giants made more efforts on investment in downstream industry chain projects so as to play a more important part in a larger arena.

    A review of investment and cooperative projects of global agrochemical companies in 2015 reveals that they have a clear idea about industry presence and business planning. Global agrochemical industry is a longitudinal and horizontal combined new mode of industry. In 2015, besides their continued research, production and marketing integrated cooperation, agrochemical giants made more efforts on investment in downstream industry chain projects so as to play a more important part in a larger arena.

  • 2015 Annual Review- M&A activities Covering More Groups, Business Divestment Bringing New Opportunities   2016-02-02

    In 2015, global agrochemical sales dropped 8.5%, which was the largest drop over the last 20 years, causing global agrochemical industry to come down to an “ice point”. Under such background, a merging upsurge took place in an attempt to resist the harsh winter market. Since the mergers and acquisitions launched by the second-tier agrochemical enterprises like FMC, PSP and ADAMA in 2014, mergers and acquisitions in 2015 spread to the 6 first-tier agrochemical giants.

    In 2015, global agrochemical sales dropped 8.5%, which was the largest drop over the last 20 years, causing global agrochemical industry to come down to an “ice point”. Under such background, a merging upsurge took place in an attempt to resist the harsh winter market. Since the mergers and acquisitions launched by the second-tier agrochemical enterprises like FMC, PSP and ADAMA in 2014, mergers and acquisitions in 2015 spread to the 6 first-tier agrochemical giants.

  • 2015 Annual Review-Investment and Cooperation Went on Orderly in Agricultural Industry   2016-02-01

    A review of investment and cooperative projects of global agrochemical companies in 2015 reveals that they have a clear idea about industry presence and business planning. Global agrochemical industry is a longitudinal and horizontal combined new mode of industry.

    A review of investment and cooperative projects of global agrochemical companies in 2015 reveals that they have a clear idea about industry presence and business planning. Global agrochemical industry is a longitudinal and horizontal combined new mode of industry.

  • 2015 Annual Review- Global Agrochemical Industry’s 10 Focuses of Attention   2016-01-26

    According to the 2015 Global Agricultural Productivity Report of the Global Harvest Initiative (GHI), the rate of global agricultural productivity growth continues to stagnate for the second year in a row. In this period, price of farm product has continued to go down, currency was devalued, extreme weather occurred from time to time, which led to the 2015 agricultural profitability going downward to a historic low level since 2002, while agrochemicals sales dropped by 8.5% down to the $51.84 billion, where the decrease reached a historic low level. Under such general background, what are the focuses of attention of agrochemical industry in 2015? Agropages is hereby making a summary in a purpose to anticipate the future tendency of agrochemical industry.

    According to the 2015 Global Agricultural Productivity Report of the Global Harvest Initiative (GHI), the rate of global agricultural productivity growth continues to stagnate for the second year in a row. In this period, price of farm product has continued to go down, currency was devalued, extreme weather occurred from time to time, which led to the 2015 agricultural profitability going downward to a historic low level since 2002, while agrochemicals sales dropped by 8.5% down to the $51.84 billion, where the decrease reached a historic low level. Under such general background, what are the focuses of attention of agrochemical industry in 2015? Agropages is hereby making a summary in a purpose to anticipate the future tendency of agrochemical industry.

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