Crop Protection

Michael Hull new technical services manager for Kemin Crop Technologies

Kemin Industries has hired Michael Hull, formerly of Mycorrhizal Applications, as technical services manager for Kemin Crop Technologies, the business unit focused on providing crop protection and crop health solutions for commercial specialty crops. [caption... more »

Port Canaveral port for Yara expands Southeast distribution support

To further support retail partners and growers across Florida, Yara North America will now distribute their flagship calcium-based nitrogen and other Premium Products through Ambassador Services International located at Port Canaveral, Florida. The first Yara... more »

Beneficial Insectary Inc. of California purchased by Biobest

Beneficial Insectary Inc., a North America independent producer of beneficial insects and mites, and Biobest Group NV, a  biocontrol and pollination today announced Nov. 30 that Biobest Group NV – through its subsidiary Biobest USA,... more »

Research: Enhancing nutrition of organic potatoes, healthy soils

Weed management, soil health, and the nutritional quality of foods grown organically continue to be high priority research topics for organic producers. The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) and the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR)  awarded a grant... more »

Syngenta to introduce its first commercial ToBRFV resistant tomato variety

Syngenta Vegetable Seeds announced Nov. 30 the launch of its first commercial Tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV) resistant variety, available in early 2021. The new variety will be released in areas where growers face... more »

‘Rethinking Soil Productivity’ theme of Heliae Agriculture virtual event

An audience of over 900 registrants came together on Nov. 17-18 to learn about soil health strategies and farm trial results from a variety of regions during Heliae Agriculture's two-day virtual event "Rethinking Soil Productivity."... more »

Integrated Weed Management workshops to be held virtually in December

Integrated Weed Management workshops organized by Virginia Tech, University of Delaware, and University of Maryland will be held virtually via Zoom on Dec. 8 (first half of the meeting) and Dec. 15 (second half of the... more »

Spiropidion, new insect control product, introduced by Syngenta

Syngenta Crop Protection has unveiled Spiropidion, a new insect control technology that will help growers protect their crops against damaging sucking pests in an effective and environmentally sustainable manner. According to a news release, sucking... more »


75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
VGN November 2020 cover
Get one year of Vegetable Growers News in both print and digital editions for only $15.50.

Interested in reading the print edition of Vegetable Growers News?

Subscribe Today »


Be sure to check out our sister sites:
produceprocessingsm
website development by deyo designs