Disease Control

BioSafe celebrates 25th anniversary

Agricultural biologicals provider BioSafe Systems is celebrating its 25th anniversary. The BioSafe brand is built on “a creative and collaborative effort to change mindsets about sustainable chemistry’s successful work in the field,” according to a... more »

Biome Makers introduces new soil health management tool

Biome Makers has released the latest updates to BeCrop Technology, which decodes soil biology and soil health management. The... more »

Biologicals summit focuses on next-gen tools

A new event is designed to raise awareness of biological solutions that are available to fruit and vegetable growers to enhance soil and plant health. The Salinas Biological Summit is set for June 20-21, at... more »

Asfertglobal sees possibilities in the U.S. biologicals market

A multi-national Portuguese company  that develops and markets biofertilizers, biostimulants and biocontrol products is focusing on the U.S. and other markets as it expands sales. Asfertglobal sees “enormous possibilities” in the U.S., according to a... more »

Mid-Atlantic convention gains attendance

Attendance at the 2023 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention exceeded the attendance at the 2022 convention, according to preliminary counts from a news release from show co-sponsor Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association (PVGA). Total attendance is... more »

Certis Biologicals introduces biofungicide Kocide 50DF

Certis Biologicals has launched Kocide 50DF (copper hydroxide) to combat a variety of fungal plant diseases in specialty crops. Kocide 50DF enters the market with the same proven efficacy that growers have relied upon for generations,... more »

Bayer, Kimitec partner to speed development of biologicals

Bayer and Kimitec have formed a partnership focused on accelerating the development and commercialization of biological crop protection solutions and biostimulants. As part of a global agreement, the companies will work together to advance and... more »

Cevya fungicide OK’d for strawberries in California

California’s Department of Pesticide Regulation is allowing BASF’s Cevya fungicide to be used on strawberries in the state. "Cevya has been an innovative solution for many California growers, and we’re now pleased to offer it... more »

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WSU AI program helps address water scarcity

Platform10 initiative focuses on pest, disease research

Farm market report: Inflation, farm input costs shape farm market prices

Nature’s Reward battles disease, pests through mechanization, biologicals

Fresh Views: Pollinator habitats

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