Bacterial leaf blight, caused by Pantoea agglomerans, has been a limiting factor for Michigan onion growers in recent years. The bacterium was isolated from onion plants in Ottawa County in 2011 and w... more
Michigan cole crops growers must be wary of a new pest, the swede midge, according to Ben Phillips, a Michigan State University Extension educator. Phillips dis... more
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During 2016, our laboratory completed a three year project tracking the occurrence and impact of strawberry clipper weevil in annual, plasticuture st... more »
Belchim Crop Protection, in its capacity as a current shareholder, has acquired a controlling majority stake of 60 percent in Engage Agro. The transac... more »
Hitting your target – and only your target – is a top priority when spraying pesticides from an airplane. And the use of a small object could be a... more »
Winter melon or Chinese wax gourd (Benincasa hispida) is used extensively in Southeast Asian cuisine. It is used in soups and stir fries of various ki... more »
Certis USA introduces a bionutrient product line based on AgSil potassium silicate technology. AgSil products provide plants with silicon, according t... more »
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Michigan is ranked second in the U.S. for the production of carrots, grown on 1,600 acres in 2014 with a value of $7.7 million.
Michigan carrot gro... more »
The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded $9.4 million to support 25 research and outreach projects that will help mitigate ... more »
As part of its recently announced strategy to become a leader in high-value, high-growth specialty market segments in the crop protection industry, Ar... more »
BASF’s new Fastac CS insecticide formulation received registration from the Environmental Protection Agency for use in more than 150 crops, includin... more »