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

DuPont’s Vydate-brand insecticide/nematicides registered

DuPont Crop Protection on March 15 announced that DuPont Vydate brand insecticide/nematicide products, Vydate C-LV and Vydate L, were again av... more »

John Sorenson, Vestaron CEO, dies in Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo, Michigan-based Vestaron Corp., a developer and marketer of safe and effective bioinsecticides derived from naturally occurring peptides, ha... more »

Jet Harvest targets Northeast for expansion

Jet Harvest Solutions is adding staff in the American Northeast and Eastern Canada with the hire of Jim Peterson. The Florida-based company is ... more »

UPI launches new herbicide resistance management tool

UPI, a global leader in the production of high quality crop protection products, is pleased to announce the launch of new Tripzin ZC herbicide in the ... more »

Identify pests before applying pesticides

Pesticides, which include insecticides, fungicides, herbicides and more, can contain organic or conventional ingredients. People use them in homes and... more »

Inside Ohio State University’s Agricultural Technical Institute

Greenhouse manager Nate Donley explains high-tech operations at ... watch »

DowDuPont agriculture division to become Corteva Agriscience

The Agriculture Division of DowDuPont has announced Corteva Agriscience as the name of the intended company once it is spun-off, which is expected to ... more »

HELM Agro US hires national sales manager

HELM Agro US, Inc. has hired Michael Hoger as its new national sales manager. In his new role, Hoger will be responsible for the leadership, planni... more »

STK hires VP of human resources, marketing director

 STK , a bio-ag technology firm, has hired two new major hires. Nilly Maik has joined the company as director of marketing. Prior to joini... more »

Bayer AgVocacy Forum starts Feb. 25

The 2018 Bayer AgVocacy Forum, Feb. 25-26, will span topics from new innovations to impactful collaborations. This year's new "AgTech Talks" segme... more »

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