Crop Protection

Insect control plan boosts greenhouse IPM

A control plan is key to managing insect pests in the greenhouse. “You plan ahead for something that could happen so you’re ready to go if something does happen,” said Luis Canas, associate prof... more

FarmWise unveils autonomous vegetable weeder

Agriculture technology startup FarmWise has unveiled an autonomous vegetable weeder it says can help growers reduce their herbicide use as well as reliance on l... more

Gowan Group’s new business unit targets biologicals

Gowan Company has created a new business unit dedicated to biological development and innovation. As part of this initiative, Gowan has purchased the ... more »

Insect control plan boosts greenhouse IPM

A control plan is key to managing insect pests in the greenhouse. “You plan ahead for something that could happen so you’re ready to go if somethi... more »

Name change coming for United Phosphorus

United Phosphorus, or UPI, will change its name effective Jan. 1, 2019. Starting in the new year, the company will be known as UPL NA, and adopt a ... more »

Biosolarization shows promise for conventional, organic growers

Farmers spend a lot of time and money controlling weeds and other pests, and often have to turn to chemical fumigants to keep the most destructi... more »

Impact of pesticides on residues studied as part of grant

Washington State University's Lav Khot will look to reduce reliance on broad spectrum pesticides that result in residues on food with an award from ... more »

New product approved for mosaic tomato plant virus

Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently approved a novel new crop protectant, Pepino mosaic virus, strain CH2, isolate 1906... more »

Scientists fight for the pickle against downy mildew

With failed harvests, fewer growers are taking a chance on cucumbers. According to USDA records, pickling cucumber acreage declined nearly 25 percent... more »

FarmWise unveils autonomous vegetable weeder

Agriculture technology startup FarmWise has unveiled an autonomous vegetable weeder it says can help growers reduce their herbicide use as well as rel... more »

Grant, research target pesticide spray residue reduction on crops

Reducing the use of broad-spectrum pesticides that leave residues on food marks the focus of a new research project led by Lav Khot, an assistant prof... more »

Kemin Crop Technologies launches TetraCURB Organic

Kemin Crop Technologies, an initiative of Kemin Industries focused on providing innovative solutions for commercial growers, recently launched TetraCU... more »


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