Crop Management

Miller Chemical & Fertilizer adds Van Arkel to sales team

Miller Chemical & Fertilizer, international manufacturer and distributor of non-hazardous crop protection products, foliar nutrients and adjuvants, has added Bob Van Arkel to its domestic sales team for the Michigan region. He will work with agricultural professionals,... more »

FMC announces label expansion for Rhyme fungicide in California

Rhyme fungicide from FMC, first registered in California in late 2014 for grapes, has now received approval from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, according to an FMC news release. Rhyme has received approval for... more »

Marrone Bio submits novel biofungicide to EPA for review

Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. announced that it has submitted MBI-110, a new biological fungicide, to the EPA. A broad spectrum product, MBI-110 is especially notable for its activity on downy mildews and white molds, as shown... more »

Willowood USA receives EPA registration for Mesotrione 4SC

Willowood USA announced that the EPA has approved its Willowood Mesotrione 4SC product. Willowood Mesotrione 4SC is a long lasting, broad spectrum, residual herbicide used primarily for the control of tough broadleaf weeds in corn,... more »

Bayer refuses EPA’s request to cancel use of flubendiamide

Crop Science, a division of Bayer, announced it has refused a request by the EPA to voluntarily cancel the uses of flubendiamide in the United States and instead will seek a review of the product’s... more »

History leaves trail of progress in controlled ag environments

For centuries a wide variety of techniques has been used to extend the growing season of horticultural crops. Glass jars, glass cloches, hotcaps, cold frames, hotbeds and greenhouses of various types have all contributed to season extension.... more »

Growth Products announces launch of MicroTech Bloom

Growth Products announced the addition of MicroTech Bloom (5-0-0) to its product line-up, focusing on four critical micronutrients to induce blooms on citrus and other tropical fruits and vegetables, according to a company news release.... more »

Study: Manmade causes seen for bee disease

The spread of a disease that is decimating global bee populations is manmade, and driven by European honeybee populations, new research has concluded. A study led by the University of Exeter and UC Berkeley and... more »


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