Crop Protection

Study suggests new approaches to onion disease

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

Plan ahead to protect cole crops from swede midge

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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Wicked weeds may be agricultural angels

Farmers looking to reduce reliance on pesticides, herbicides and other pest management tools may want to heed the advice of Cornell agricultural scien... more »

Marrone receives California approval for MAJESTENE

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has approved Marrone Bio Innovations' (MBI) bionematicide, MAJESTENE. The bionematicide is a b... more »

Orchard spray oil receives OMRI listed seal

Orchex 796 Orchard Spray Oil from Calument Lubricants is now an OMRI Listed product. The listing entitles Orchex 796 to feature the OMRI Listed Seal,... more »

BioConsortia raises funds for multi-microbe ag products

BioConsortia has raised this year a total of $12 million for future growth. Last week, BioConsortia closed an $8 million equity round of investment f... more »

Inocucor’s microbial crop accelerator approved for California

Inocucor Technologies' flagship microbial bio-stimulant for growers and greenhouse growers is now registered in California. Garden Solution will soon... more »

Luna fungicide receives label expansion

Luna fungicide is now approved for use on a wider range of fruit, tree nut and vegetable crops in California. “This label expansion offers key f... more »

Broad mite infestations have growers considering biocontrols

Broad mites are being observed more frequently on a variety of vegetable crops in the field, high tunnel, and greenhouse. Broad mites are very tiny... more »

How to deal with black rot of cole crops

With late-season temperatures in the high 70s, foggy mornings with high humidity and numerous rainy days, many growers of brassica crops, in particula... more »

Stockton’s Timorex Gold now registered in 30 states

The biofungicide Timorex Gold, developed by Stockton, is now registered in Florida by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The... more »

Renewed registration issued for products containing sulfoxaflor

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) re-established the registration of products containing sulfoxaflor (Isoclast Active), including Transfo... more »


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