Crop Protection

Effective weed control brings better onion stands, higher yields

Onion growers should have and follow a weed control plan for season-long weed control. Research has demonstrated that a few weeds in an onion field, especially during the first few weeks of growth, may reduce... more »

Georgia growers need to apply fungicides to curb downy mildew disease

Georgia vegetable farmers should be on alert as downy mildew disease has been spotted in at least three southern Georgia counties this spring. Additional counties could follow as weather conditions remained favorable for the disease... more »

$40M in Series B financing secured by biopesticide firm Vestaron

Vestaron, a company, dedicated to improving the safety, efficacy and sustainability of crop protection through its development of peptide-based biopesticides, announces its $40 million Series B Financing, led by Novo Holdings A/S. Novo Holdings joins... more »

Timorex Gold fungicide by Summit Agro registered in California

Summit Agro USA has received registration in California for Timorex Gold, a natural botanical broad-spectrum fungicide. Timorex Gold is the world’s leading biofungicide and used in nearly 40 countries worldwide. It provides strong control of... more »

Invasive Species Action Week marked in California

When insects, weeds, animals and diseases enter California from elsewhere in the nation or world, they can cause economic losses to agricultural crops and ecological damage to the state's natural areas. Ultimately, invasive species affect... more »

Mizzou Pest Management Field Day set for July 9

The annual Mizzou Pest Management Field Day will be Tuesday, July 9, at the Bradford Research and Extension Center, approximately eight miles east of Columbia, Missouri. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. with opening comments... more »

Davison to lead Syngenta’s North America business sustainability efforts

Syngenta has appointed Chris Davison as head, business sustainability for North America, effective June 1. Davison, previously head of corporate and government Affairs for Syngenta in Canada, is relocating from Guelph, Ontario, to Washington, D.C.... more »

Separation by Corteva Agriscience from DowDuPont is now official

Corteva successfully completed its separation from DowDuPont, becoming a leading, global pure-play agriculture company that offers the complete solutions farmers need to maximize yield and profitability. Corteva Agriscience launches today with global scale and a... more »


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