Crop Protection

ISAP’s Risk Management Conference set for August

The biennial Risk Management Conference hosted by The Illinois Sustainable Ag Partnership (ISAP) will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in a three part virtual event on Aug. 1, 8 and 15. The conference... more »

Ohio State to host Crop, Soil & Water Field Night 

Ohio State University (OSU) is hosting a Crop, Soil & Water Field Night. Drones and inputs are on the schedule. Part of the South Centers Soil, Water, and Bioenergy program, the event is scheduled for... more »

National Plant Diagnostic Network: Plant health at a crossroads

The NPDN is a crucial bastion in the defense of the United States’ agricultural and natural ecosystems, ensuring the health of a sector that contributes over $1 trillion to the U.S. economy annually. As legislators... more »

Georgia, FieldWatch work together on pesticide safety

Georgia is partnering with a nonprofit mapping operation to promote safe pesticide handling. The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) is working with FieldWatch to introduce new technology aimed at promoting safe pesticide usage among beekeepers,... more »

Spotted lanternfly discovered in Michigan 

The invasive spotted lanternfly (SLF) has been detected in a Michigan county. Michigan officials have confirmed the state’s second detection of the invasive spotted lanternfly in Monroe County. SLF is a destructive pest that feeds... more »

Strawberry pest controlled by using fewer pesticides

Study: strawberry growers can use fewer pesticides to control pest A University of Florida research shows how strawberry growers can use fewer pesticides to control a destructive pest. An invasive pest in the southeastern U.S..... more »

A map to success: FieldWatch highlights locations of organic crops, bees

FieldWatch is an online mapping registry that allows organic growers and beekeepers to alert commercial pesticide applicators and neighbors who farm about sensitive acreage continues to gain interest across the U.S. FieldWatch, a nonprofit that... more »

Biocontrol technology to be released by Nutrien Ag Solutions

Nutrien Ag Solutions is planning to release new biocontrol technology designed to help growers improve yields. Nutrien Ag Solutions has acquired Suncor Energy’s AgroScience assets that offers proprietary biocontrol technologies through its Loveland Products business.... more »

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