Range and Pasture Managers Survey

Range and Pasture Managers Show Concern About Herbicide Usage Gaps and Needs

The industrial vegetation management market, as Kline defines it, is broken down into six market segments: rangeland and pastureland, forestryroadwaysrailroadsaquatic areas, and electric utilities and pipelinesIn each of these segments, herbicides are used to control unwanted vegetation for different purposesOut of all six market segments, rangeland and pasture is the largest in terms of overall acres and the amount spent on herbicides.  Kline conducted a structured interview survey with 300 range and pasture managers in the United States to identify market trends; it included an analysis of pasture weed control as well as invasive weed control in rangelands.

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Turf and Ornamental Pesticides Markets

Turf and Ornamental Pesticides Markets Hold Steady, Despite COVID-Related Disruptions

Among the sectors most severely hit by the COVID-19 pandemic are the leisure and entertainment industries. These industries feature several key market segments that are part of the turf and ornamental pesticides markets, including golf coursesparks, and sports fields, as well as the floriculture market. Despite the pandemicrelated lockdown policies, which had dramatic effects on many segments, pesticide applications continued to keep the market valued at over USD 1 billionreveals Kline’s justpublished Professional Turf and Ornamental: Markets for Pesticides and Fertilizers study. The report focuses primarily on sales of pesticides used in golf courses and other lawn care, and horticultural nurseries and greenhouses across 12 key country markets. To gain key insights and data about this market, REGISTER for our webinar taking place on February 4, 2021. 

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Turf and Ornamental: Markets for Pesticides and Fertilizers

Biological Products: A Great Potential for Long-Term Growth

Kline’s Professional Turf and Ornamental: Markets for Pesticides and Fertilizers study analyzes and quantifies the use of pesticides for weed and disease control for 21 key country markets. The study highlights three market segments (golf, other lawn care, and nurseries/greenhouses) and the five categories (herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, biopesticides, and biostimulants). In this blog, we highlight some of the report’s insights, with a focus on Australia and France. In subsequent blogs, we will cover several other countries included in the study—so keep an eye on our AG/Specialty pesticides blog section.Continue reading

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A Trend a Day This December — Enjoy Kline’s 2020 Countdown Calendar

During 2020, virtually every industry and every aspect of how we live, work, and communicate was thrown into disarray due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The necessity to respond to the global crisis with tech-savvy, relevant, and timely solutions was a catalyst that sparked the rapid development and implementation of evolutionary trends on a scale we’ve never seen before.

With 2020 almost over, we want to part with it on a positive note by reflecting on these progressive, dynamic trends and how they will come together to help us “rebuild better” post-COVID-19.Continue reading

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2020 U.S. Crop Protection Programs for Distributors, Retail, and Growers 

Kline recently published its second report analyzing the 2020 crop protection programs offered to distributors, retail, and growers by the key researchbased and generic crop protection suppliersThe EFFECTIVENESS OF U.S. CROP PROTECTION COMPANY CHANNEL INCENTIVES: AN OVERVIEW AND ANALYSIS report includes a spreadsheet layout of program summaries, organized by supplier, product type, and type of program, along with the estimated percent payout potential by product.  

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The Latest Acquisitions Prove the Biologics Market’s Resistance  

On October 6, 2020, Syngenta Group announced the acquisition of Valagro, a leading biologicals company, by its business unit, Syngenta Crop Protection. This investment positions Syngenta Crop Protection as one of the key global companies poised to shape the rapidly growing biologicals market. This market is expected to nearly double in size over the next five years. Valagro will continue to operate as an independent brand in the market within the Syngenta Crop Protection business.

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T&O Brazil, Japan, UAE

Spotlight on Key Turf & Ornamental Markets: Brazil, Japan, and UAE

Kline’s Professional Turf and Ornamental: Markets for Pesticides and Fertilizers study explores the differences between mature markets in Europe and East Asia/Oceania and developing countries in South America and West Asia

The study highlights three market segments (golf, other lawn care, and nurseries/greenhouses) and the five categories (herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, biopesticides, and biostimulants), and is scheduled to be published soon. In this blog, we highlight some of the report’s insights, with a focus on Brazil, Japan, and UAE. Our next blog will cover the other countries included in the study, Australia and Italy. So, keep an eye on our website’s blogs section: https://klinegroup.com/category/agspecialty-pesticides/. 

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Industrial vegetations management pesticides

The Industrial Vegetation-Management Pesticides Market Gains Traction in Brazil, Inviting New Players

In 2019, Brazil was the world’s second-largest pesticides consumer, only behind China, and followed by the United States. The Brazilian agrochemical market is primarily controlled by large multinational groups such as Bayer/Monsanto, BASF, Corteva, Syngenta, and Adama (under parent company, ChemChina).

In Brazil, the industrial vegetation-management (IVM) market is defined by those segments where only non-agricultural products are applied. These pesticides (generally herbicides) are intended for use in areas where there is no cultivation, such as railways, highway margins, electrical substations, pipelines, airport runways, and industrial yards, among others. However, these chemical compounds cannot be applied in urban areas.

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crop protection manufacturers market

Crop Protection Manufacturers Weathering Sales Decline as Structure of Industry Changes

In 2019, the U.S. crop protection manufacturers’ market was characterized by a decrease in sales estimated at 3.4% in comparison to 2018. All segments of the industry contributed to the decline, with a higher decrease values coming from the seed treatment, plant growth regulators, and herbicides sectors, according to Kline’s soon-to-be-published Crop Protection Manufacturers report.  Various factors have led to this decline, as the industry was adapting to multiple ongoing changes, from pesticide prices and demand changes to structural changes within many leading agrochemical manufacturers.

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