Crop Protection

Consensus elusive on how big ag company mergers will affect growers

The last 12 months have brought a wave of mergers among heavyweight agriculture companies.

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Take steps to get to the root of weed control failures

Herbicide resistance is one of the first culprits we think of when control failures happen.

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Fall Capitol Hill Day conducted by biological products group

Earlier this week, the Biological Products Industry Alliance (BPIA) Government Affairs Committee (GAC) held the BPIA Fall 2018 Capitol Hill Day. GAC... more »

Aguilera Certis USA’s regional manager-northern California

Certis USA has named Taylor Smith Aguilera as Regional Manager-Northern California. Aguilera handles product sales for the company’s biopesticide pr... more »

EPA OKs SPEAR-LEP bioinsecticide for use on outdoor crops

Kalamazoo, Michigan-based Vestaron has received approval from the EPA of its Spear-Lep bioinsecticide for control of lepidopterans in high-value field... more »

Array of methods needed to curb the pesky squash vine borer

The squash vine borer (Melittia curcubitae) is a menace to squash, zucchini, and pumpkins and presents major challenges for gardeners and smaller-scal... more »

DowDuPont names senior leaders of Corteva Agriscience, DuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE : DWDP ) Sept. 17 named the senior leaders of the independent companies that will be created following the separation of its A... more »

Watch for late blight, botrytis gray mold in high tunnel tomatoes

This fall as temperatures drop, dew periods extend, and the skies remain cloudy, be on the lookout for late blight and Botrytis gray mold in... more »

Research set to protect onions, grapes from pests and diseases

Two national research teams led by scientists at Washington State University will protect valuable U.S. grape, onion and garlic crops from devastating... more »

Michigan growers to be surveyed about chemical practices

A sample of vegetable growers across Michigan will soon be contacted by the USDA NASS Great Lakes Region to participate in a set of surveys focusing o... more »

Recon 4 fungicide for oomycete disease introduced by Atticus

Atticus introduces ReCon 4 F, a fungicide that attacks soil-borne diseases and offers outstanding preventative protection against oomycete diseases.... more »

HELM launches line of Fearless-brand herbicides

HELM Agro US has received EPA label for two acetochlor-based weed control tools for corn. “Fearless and Fearless Xtra deliver powerful pre-plant,... more »


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