Crop Protection

Northeast growers monitor diseases following dry June

June proved to be a dry month across much of Pennsylvania and the Northeast region except for a few areas around Harrisburg and Scranton that received normal to slight above-normal precipitation. The average precipitation across... more »

Marrone Bio names Kevin Helash new chief executive officer

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a sustainable bio-protection and plant health solutions company to global agricultural needs, announced July 6 the appointment of Kevin Helash as its new chief executive officer. Concurrent with joining the company,... more »

Certis USA names Amy O’Shea CEO to succeed Jow-Lih Su

Amy O’Shea, president of Certis USA, has been named CEO while successfully completing the biopesticide leader’s management progression that was initiated in early 2020 when the planned CEO transition of Jow-Lih Su was announced and his... more »

Cyclamen mites found in strawberries in the East

This has been a "mitey" spring so far with two spotted spider mites, broad mites and now cyclamen mites (by Bob Rouse) being found. Usually cyclamen mites (Phytonemus pallidus) cause much of their damage to... more »

Cucumber downy mildew moves across Michigan

Downy mildew on cucumber plants has been verified on two farms in Monroe County, which is located in southeast Michigan. This is the first confirmation of this devastating disease on the east side of the... more »

New Connate product line by AgBiome secures patent protection

Agbiome, which develops products from the Earth’s microbial communities, announced a recent patent directed toward the Connate product line granted in the United States, further strengthening AgBiome’s IP Protection around novel product offerings. Connate products,... more »

Year-long celebration marks Wilbur-Ellis’ 100th anniversary

Only a handful of companies last 100 years, and Wilbur-Ellis is beginning the celebration of its 100th anniversary, as it counts down to that milestone on June 29, 2021. According to a news release, the celebration... more »

Learn about aphid management in vegetable crops

Aphids are one of the most common pests across many crops, therefore its worth learning a bit about them to be able to improve their management. Talking about aphids is especially timely because hot summer... more »


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