2018 U.S. Crop Protection Programs

2018 U.S. Crop Protection Programs for Distributors, Retail and Growers

Kline is currently working on a new report providing an analysis of 2018 crop protection programs offered to distributors, retail and growers by the key research based and generic crop protection suppliers. The Effectiveness of U.S. Crop Protection Company Channel Incentives report will include a spreadsheet layout of program summaries, organized by supplier and type of program and the estimated percent payout potential by product.

The list of suppliers included in the report are generic companies ADAMA and Albaugh, mid-majors Arysta and UPI, and research-based BASF, Bayer, Corteva, FMC, Monsanto, Syngenta and Valent. They represent an estimated 85% to 90% – or about $9.3 billion – of the total crop protection business in the U.S.Continue reading

Crop Protection Industry

Crop Protection Industry Sees a 5% Sales Increase as well as Competitive Landscape Changes

Due to industry consolidation, investments in precision agriculture, and new product introductions the U.S. crop protection chemical industry experiences an interesting year in 2017. The total crop protection market in the U.S. grows by over 5% in 2017, according to the Crop Protection Manufacturers Report: A Strategic Market Analysis of the U.S. Crop Protection Industry, a recently published report by Kline.

The increase in planted crop acreage, particularly in soybean and cotton, helps contribute to an increase in the sales of herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides. Only plant growth regulators see a sales decrease by 0.4%.Continue reading

What Spanish Teachers from the Erasmus+ Program Made Me Realize

What Spanish Teachers from the Erasmus+ Program Made Me Realize about our Company Once Again

This year, Kline has volunteered and entered the Erasmus+ program. The aim of the program is to create synergies between education and business, improve the quality of the teaching/learning processes. Therefore, last month Kline’s Prague office welcomed two teachers of marketing from Spain for direct observation of our business and how various departments work at Kline.

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New Treatments in the Global Nematicide Industry

New Biological Treatments are gaining market share in the Global Nematicide Industry.

Nematodes are classified into its own phylum which encompasses thousands of differing species. Microscopic in size, the majority of these soil-dwelling wormlike species are parasitic to plants and one of the main causes for crop damages. As a result, nematicides are a niche but relevant part of the crop protection industry. The 2016 crop year alone saw global sales of nematicide products reaching almost a billion dollars, according to the Global Nematicides report from Kline. Profiling 13 key countries, this report offers in-depth analysis into the main parasitic nematodes, the crops affected, and the products used for the control of these species.Continue reading

Insect Control Market

More Grain Storage Facilities Lead to a Stable 2% Growth for the Insect Control Market

The storage of grains amassed a volume of 1.4 billion tons at peak periods across 10 key countries profiled in Kline’s Stored Grain Insect Control: Global Market Analysis and Opportunities study. The report, covering five major grain crops—corn, soybeans, wheat, rice, and barley—and factoring in minor grain crops, values the insecticide market for storage facilities across all analyzed countries to be $165 million in 2017.

“After a five-year high, global stocks for grains are expected to start slowing down in the next production season, lowering pressure of oversupply,” comments Aneesa Moolla, the project’s lead. “Immense stocks increased the demand for more storage facilities, leading to a solid growth for the storage insecticides market.”Continue reading

Crop Protection Manufacturers Report Preview

Crop Protection Manufacturers Report Preview

Here’s an early look at our estimated sales in our 2017 Crop Protection Manufacturers Report, which includes sales volumes for the top 20 manufacturers, plus an estimated sales summary for the remaining companies. Total crop protections sales volume is estimated at $10.65 billion in 2017, an increase of 5.1% increase over 2016. Generic company volumes are estimated at $2.4 billion or about 23% of the total.Continue reading

Turf and Ornamentals Country Previews

Turf and Ornamentals Country Previews: France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom

Learn more about the turf and ornamentals market in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom.


In France, in 2016-2017, the overall market for turf and ornamental pesticides is estimated at USD 10 million. Horticultural nurseries and greenhouses remain by far the largest segment and account for 60% of the total market, or about USD 6 million in sales value. Herbicides is the most used category of pesticides in the segment with sales of about USD 5.0 million. Golf courses represent the second-largest segment, generating slightly above USD 2 million, or nearly one-fourth of the total market for pesticides in France in 2016-2017. Fungicides and herbicides account for the bulk of sales in the segment, while insecticides are more restrictively used. The lawn care segment is the last of the three considered, generating slightly above USD 1 million, divided almost equally by herbicides and fungicides.Continue reading

Biopesticides Bite Off the Conventional Pesticides Market Share, Growing by 24%

Biopesticides Bite Off the Conventional Pesticides Market Share, Growing by 24%

A growing awareness of biopesticides’ favorable features, including safety and efficiency, as well as stringent legislative requirements, are driving the biopesticides market. The biopesticides market grew 24% from 2014 to 2016 globally to over $1.8 billion, finds the recently published report Global Biopesticides: An Overview of Natural and Microbial Pesticides by international market research and management consulting firm Kline. The market is expected to continue growing at double-digit rates over the next decade, driven by robust growth in countries like Brazil, China, and France.Continue reading

U.S. Pesticide Adjuvants Market

The Complete Analysis of a Billion Dollar U.S. Pesticide Adjuvants Market Has Been Published by Kline

The market for additives added to pesticides and tank-mix products is estimated at about $1 billion based on additive manufacturers’ sales, and the market for tank-mix additives is nearly $700 million based on distributors’ sales, finds the recently published Pesticide Adjuvants Market: U.S. Analysis and Opportunities report, which covers both the in-can and tank-mix market for uses of additives in the United States in 2017. Pesticide additives contribute to the performance of pesticide active ingredients, reducing pesticide use rates and their environmental impact. Sales of these additives are forecast to increase at mid-single-digit rates over the next decade.Continue reading