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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Farmers looking to reduce reliance on pesticides, herbicides and other pest management tools may want to heed the advice of Cornell agricultural scien... more »
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has approved Marrone Bio Innovations' (MBI) bionematicide, MAJESTENE. The bionematicide is a b... more »
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 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 Technologies' flagship microbial bio-stimulant for growers and greenhouse growers is now registered in California. Garden Solution will soon... more »
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 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 »
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 »
The biofungicide Timorex Gold, developed by Stockton, is now registered in Florida by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The... more »
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) re-established the registration of products containing sulfoxaflor (Isoclast Active), including Transfo... more »