Crop Protection

Hurricanes leave growers reeling

Specialty crop growers in Florida, Texas and the Gulf Coast are scrambling in the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Irma dissipated Sept. 15 off the coast of New England, but more information is bec... more

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 oni... more

Sign up to receive Vegetable Growers News updates.



California sets rules on pesticides near schools, day cares

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has adopted new rules to further protect young students from pesticide exposure. The rules, wh... more »

Restricted Use Pesticide workshop set in Michigan

A Restricted Use Pesticide Workshop for private and commercial applicators will be held Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Berrien County MSU Extension office, ... more »

USDA

USDA to support pesticide needs, methyl bromide cuts

USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will make funding available to research new, environmentally-friendly pesticides, and innovat... more »

Syngenta gets California registration for Minecto Pro insecticide

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation has approved Minecto Pro insecticide by Syngenta for use in specialty and vegetable crops to cont... more »

USDA invests in IPM for increased specialty crop production

USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded grants to bring safer, more effective pest management approaches to farms and com... more »

Minimal pesticide residue violations listed by FDA

A new Food and Drug Administration report indicates 98 percent of domestic and 90 percent of imported foods tested in fiscal year 2015 met federal pes... more »

Research shedding new light on stink bug invasion

The invasive brown marmorated stink bug causes problems for homeowners and farmers and threatens U.S. specialty crops valued at over $20 billion. Farm... more »

Cuproxat FL Copper Fungicide receives OMRI listing

Nufarm Americas has received OMRI (Organic Materials Research Institute) listing for Cuproxat FL Copper Fungicide – an innovative solution for the s... more »

Aqua-Yield introduces Nano-Pro herbicide adjuvant

At only 4 oz./acre application rate, Draper, Utah-based Aqua-Yield has introduced  Nano-Pro. In university and field testing, Nano-Pro was added to ... more »

Greenspire Global, Helena Chemical sign distribution agreement

Greenspire Global has entered into a distribution agreement with Helena Chemical to sell Procidic bactericide and fungicide. “We’re pleased to ... more »


75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
Interested in reading the print edition of Vegetable Growers News? Preview our digital edition »

Get one year of Vegetable Growers News in both print and digital editions for only $15.50.

Subscribe Today »

website development by deyo designs