Disease Control

PA growers approve continuing vegetable marketing, research program

Keystone State growers have approved continuing the Pennsylvania Vegetable Marketing and Research Program (PVMRP). Nearly 79% of the vegetable growers voting in the review referendum on the PVMRP voted “Yes” to continue the Program for... more »

BRANDT to build Nebraska production facility

BRANDT, a retailer of agronomic services and manufacturer of specialty ag input products, plans to start construction on a production facility in Aurora, Nebraska, this summer. The company plans for the facility, Advanced Ag Formulations,... more »

Company recalls tomato seeds with ToBRFV

A New York seed company has recalled Brandywise tomato seeds after finding they have been infected with tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV). Fruition Seeds, Naples, New York, announced the recall May 5 and has... more »

UF researchers develop target spot resistant tomatoes

University of Florida researchers may have found the key to developing tomatoes that can resist the catastrophic target spot of tomato disease. Although it has been around for 50 years, target spot of tomato has... more »

Purdue Fruit and Vegetable Field Day registration opens

Registration is open for Purdue Fruit and Vegetable Field Day. The university is inviting fruit and vegetable growers to participate in Purdue Extension's annual event, which is scheduled for July 20 from 9 a.m. to 1... more »

Regeneratively-produced biological solution released by DPH Biologicals

After two years of developmental work, DPH Biologicals has released RegenAphex, a technology platform based on the regenerative power of a proprietary plant-based humus extract. The extract is produced at the company’s Princeton, Illinois site,... more »

Nichino America announces management appointments

Nichino America Inc., which specializes in crop protection products for the specialty crop industry, has announced new appointments to the company. The Wilmington, Delaware, company manufactures and sells weed, insect and disease control products, as... more »

Wild tomatoes resist devastating bacterial canker

Cornell research is battling bacterial canker tomato disease, which is devastating to tomato growers. Many New York tomato growers are familiar with the scourge of bacterial canker – the wilted leaves and blistered fruit that... more »

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