New Treatments in the Global Nematicide Industry

Nematicide Forecast Promising as Suppliers Innovate to Meet Growers’ Needs

Despite their miniscule size, nematodes are one of the world’s most destructive agricultural pests, causing an estimated $80 billion in crop damage annually. In large part due to their proliferation, the market for nematicide products to control infestations remains robust, although somewhat fluid as formulators work to keep effective products in the marketplace as proven treatments falter due to health and environmental concerns. With a promising market andContinue reading

Industrial Vegetation Management

Generic Products Impact the Industrial Vegetation Management Market

Like many other industries, the market for industrial vegetation management products has been affected by generic products that have eroded share from the major brands and ratcheted up price competition. Nevertheless, there remains ample opportunity to command a strong market position with the right blend of innovation and service delivery. Read full article.Continue reading

Synthetic Latex Polymers - North American Market

WEBINAR: Pesticides and Fertilizers 2010: U.S. Industrial Vegetation Management and Consumer Markets

Kline’s Specialty Pesticide Practice Senior Associate Mancer Cyr, will discuss key highlights from Kline’s recently completed research studies on Industrial Vegetation Management Pesticides and Fertilizers 2010: U.S. Market Analysis and Opportunities and Consumer Markets for Pesticides and Fertilizers 2010: U.S. Market Analysis and Opportunities in a Web conference, followed by a live question and answer session. REGISTERContinue reading

Kline's New Research on the Implications of Climate Change on Agribusiness

Kline’s New Research on the Implications of Climate Change on Agribusiness

We are starting with a new research initiative designed to gather research on climate change and its implications for agribusiness companies in the U.S. region.

he first edition of Implications of Climate Change on Agribusiness 2010: U.S. Analysis is designed to help marketers with the essential long range planning in today’s investment-heavy agricultural sector. Whether one believes that climate change is man-made or naturally occurring, it is clear that climate is changing and if it continues, agricultural production will be affected. For example: Continue reading

Seed Treatments Expected To Surge

Kline Sees Continuous Growth on the Seed Treatment Market Due to its Cost Effectiveness in Protecting Valuable Seeds

The global seed treatment market is estimated at over $2.5 billion in 2009 and will continue to grow as it is considered a cost-effective method to protect the increasingly valuable seed. According to data from Seed Treatment 2009 Global Series: Market Analysis and Opportunities conducted by worldwide consulting and research firm Kline & Company, the most rapidly growing markets are projected to be corn in Argentina and Brazil and soybeans in Brazil, growing at a rate above 7.5%.Continue reading

market for pesticides and fertilizers

Agricultural & Specialty Pesticides Market Builds Momentum into 2010

Amid the drumbeat of dismal economic news from the past year, the market for specialty pesticides has been notable in that its decline was less than most other finished goods products. The agricultural/specialty pesticides markets actually held up well in 2008, but recent quarterly reports from basic producers indicates that the economy has now caught up with crop protection. With the buzz of the biofuels boom behind us, at least temporarily, growth in the agricultural market has tempered somewhat. However, even though consumer spending, consumer confidence, and nearly all other consumer market indicators are down, the consumer pesticides market shows some bright promise in the coming year—ironically, some of it driven by the economic downturn. For manufacturers and service providers in the lawn, garden, and pet products categories, there just may be a touch of silver lining the economic storm cloud. More…