Crop Protection

Ag tech on display at European machinery show

BOLOGNA, Italy – The European Union’s goal to reduce pesticide use by 50% by 2030 has ramped up the technology race for specialty crop growers in the EU.   That new technology was on display at... more »

Robotics competition challenges students

College students are invited to develop a robot that makes farm work easier while competing for cash prizes and bragging rights in the Farm Robotics Challenge, a three-month robotics development competition. The competition runs from... more »

Thoughts on regenerative agriculture

Over the years regenerative agriculture has been defined in many ways, and its definition continues to evolve with time, practices and research. The concept of regenerative farming is not new and is indeed centuries old.... more »

USDA’s Census of Agriculture depends on you

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is conducting the 2022 Census of Agriculture. Every five years, the USDA seeks information from producers in all 50 states. The department issued survey codes to all known agriculture producers... more »

Overcoming herbicide resistance, a global problem

Herbicide resistance is defined by the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) as ‘‘the inherited ability of a plant to survive and reproduce following exposure to a dose of herbicide normally lethal to the wild... more »

Corteva to acquire biologicals company Stoller

Corteva Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Houston-based Stoller Group, an independent biologicals company. With operations and sales in more than 60 countries and forecasted revenues of more than $400 million in 2022,... more »

 UF AI center to push boundaries of ag research

The scientist called the grower with a proposition: Let me fly a drone over your grove and you’ll be able to see how many trees you have, and even the size of individual canopies. Alex... more »

Botanical Solution partnership to ramp-up vaccine ingredient

A discovery from agriculture is being used for human disease prevention. Botanical Solution Inc. (BSI), a botanical products provider, has entered into a partnership agreement to accelerate production of an ingredient to help strengthen vaccines.... more »

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