Biocontrols

Requiem Prime insecticide to be distributed by Certis USA

Growers have added access Requiem insecticide products to control sucking pests across several crops and will will now benefit from distribution of the latest product – Requiem Prime – through Certis USA, a manufacturer and distributor... more »

Brown marmorated stink bug contained with biological control

Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), an invasive pest from Asia, has by now established across most of Michigan since its first detection in 2010. You can find them in all sorts of habitats from woodlots... more »

ProBlad Verde introduced as control for fungal diseases

ProBlad Verde is a  new biochemical fungicide that leverages the naturally occurring BLAD polypeptide for a multi-site mode of action that controls fungal diseases on fruit. “ProBlad Verde has proven to be a strong biological... more »

Israel Morales Sr. named Organic Farmer of the Year

The Organic Trade Association recently named Israel Morales Sr. of JV Farms Organic its Organic Farmer of the Year. Morales is JV Farms Organic’s lead grower with over 40 years of farming experience. JV Farms... more »

Bio-fungicide Howler to be developed for Mexican ag

AgBiome Innovations recently inked an agreement with another company that will allow its organic fungicide Howler to be developed for Mexican agriculture. The commercial organization... more »

Organic research and training center launched in California

A Camarillo, California farm will be the site of a new organic research and training center developed by the Rodale Institute. The project is being funded by Ventura Seed Company, a hemp seed propagation and... more »

Organic farming in the FSMA era a topic for grower summit

The changing landscape of food safety on organic farms, and compliance with the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) produce safety rule will be the focus of an educational session at the Organic Grower Summit... more »

Biocontrols program for California growers launched

Marrone Bio Innovations, a leading developer of bio-based products for pest management and plant health, recently launched a program developed for California growers, BioUnite. BioUnite will help growers with integrated pest management programs “that harness... more »


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