Posts By: Desere Ray

UPL unveils “living” brand, bringing its new purpose to life

This initiates UPL’s transformation towards OpenAg, creating a new sustainable food value chain for the world’s growing population. 6th JUNE 2019, \\\ UPL, one of the world’s leading agriculture solutions providers has unveiled its new brand expression. The new brand brings its OpenAg purpose to life, activating its ambition to sustainably transform agriculture across the planet…. Read more »

UPL Limited announces the completion of its acquisition of Arysta LifeScience Inc.

NEW YORK, Feb, 1, 2019  /PRNewswire/ — UPL Limited (“UPL”) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Arysta LifeScience Inc. (“Arysta”) from Platform Specialty Products for US$4.2 billion. The completion of the transaction, which was signed in July 2018, marks a major step in the history of UPL.. The acquisition further strengthens UPL’s position… Read more »

Platform Specialty Products Corporation Announces Sale of Arysta LifeScience to UPL

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Platform Specialty Products Corporation Announces Sale of Arysta LifeScience to UPL CARY, N.C. (20 July 2018) – Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) announced today that it has agreed to sell Arysta LifeScience (“Arysta”), its Agricultural Solutions segment, to UPL Corporation Ltd. (“UPL”). The deal will create a new Ag powerhouse which… Read more »

Arysta LifeScience Southern Africa launches its small-scale farmer Stewardship Programme, Galela Kakuhle, in the Eastern Cape – in partnership with Umtiza Farmer’s Corp.

Galela Kakuhle

Galela Kakuhle Arysta LifeScience South Africa launched its small-scale farmer stewardship programme, called Galela Kakuhle (Xhoza phrase meaning to apply well/correctly) on 15 March 2018 at the East London International Convention Centre. The initiative was launched in partnership with Umtiza Farmer’s Corp, a well know Eastern Cape Agricultural supply brand. Umtiza Farmer’s Corp is a… Read more »

Fall Armyworms on Potato Crops

Fall Armyworms on Potato Crops

Combating Fall Armyworms on Potato Crops Arysta LifeScience Solutions for Fall Armyworm Arysta LifeScience has been leading the fight against a devastating Fall Armyworm invasion which was first identified in South Africa towards the end of 2016. The company obtained Emergency Registration for four products which could be used to combat the pandemic. Emma ®,… Read more »

Fall Armyworm Solution

Fall Army Worm

The Southern African agriculture industry has been hard hit over the past few years by a series of natural disasters, including the worst drought in forty years. The latest onslaught from Mother Nature is a pandemic of epic proportions; The Fall Armyworm. Fall Armyworm, a first in Africa The Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) is the… Read more »