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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New findings may help prevent late-blight pathogen from entering U.S.

New findings by University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers could help prevent more genetic strains of the potato- a... more »

‘Pumpkin whisperer’ receives Excellence in IPM award

Meg McGrath, a Cornell University plant pathologist based at the Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center, is an internationally recogn... more »

Greenhouse tomato course set for March 7-8

Greenhouse tomato growers and other interested individuals are invited to attend the 27th annual Mississippi Greenhouse Tomato Short Course March 7-8.... more »

Mushy spots on peppers: Disease or disorder?

Frustration in pepper season can arrive when plants, healthy and strong in appearance, start to produce peppers with discolored, mushy spots. While th... more »

Field trials substantiate efficacy of Radiant SC insecticide

Resolve in 2017 to proactively strike against thrips and other early-season pests with a rotation treatment that begins with Radiant SC Insecticide. ... more »

Cornell to host greenhouse, high tunnel IPM webinars

Cornell University's New York State Integrated Pest Management program will host a series of short webinars on Greenhouse/High Tunnel Vegetable IPM o... more »

Isagro named exclusive distributor for Taegro 2

Isagro USA has signed an agreement to exclusively distribute BioAg Alliance's Taegro 2 Biofungicide in the United States and Canada. The BioAg Allianc... more »

NCSU researchers study strawberry clipper effects on yield

During 2016, our laboratory completed a three year project tracking the occurrence and impact of strawberry clipper weevil in annual, plasticuture st... more »

Belchim takes majority stake in Engage Agro

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 »

Agriculture gets an aerodynamic boost

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 »


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