Crop Protection

Corteva Agriscience and Bejo sign agreement on genome editing

Dutch vegetable seed breeder Bejo has entered into a non-exclusive research and commercial license agreement with global agriculture company Corteva Agriscience and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, a U.S.-based biomedical and genomic research center. Through the... more »

Current Issues for Pennsylvania vegetable, berry crops pinpointed

After some significant rains this past week, it has been unseasonably cold across much of the state and especially in the northwest where there have been multiple freeze events over the past few weeks. In... more »

Controlling interest of Isagro to be purchased by Gowan Co.

Gowan Co. announced May 14 the close of the agreement to purchase all the capital of Piemme S.r.l. from Giorgio Basile and other shareholders, representing 99.9% of the corporate capital in Piemme. Piemme S.r.l. is... more »

Onion weed control during cold weather requires attention to detail

Onion weed control always requires attention and effort, but in cool and dry years, it can be even tougher to keep fields clean. Wide temperature fluctuations and dry weather in the last couple of weeks... more »

Inc. Magazine’s 2021 Best Places to Work lists AgBiome

AgBiome, a developer of products from the Earth's microbial communities, announced the company has been recognized by Inc Magazine as a Best Place to Work for 2021. Hitting newsstands May 18 in the May/June 2021... more »

Syngenta #RootedinAg Contest honors your mentor

Ag mentors come from all backgrounds. Some are more traditional, like our parents, grandparents, FFA leaders or ag teachers. Others are unconventional, like the random ag leader that showed up in your urban classroom. Regardless... more »

Biological, chemical and Allosperse fungicide from Vive Crop Protection OK’d

AZterknot fungicide from Vive Crop Protection received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently. AZterknot fungicide is the world’s first three-way fungicide combination that harnesses the benefits of biologicals, the performance of chemistry and... more »

Adama tells winning retailers who will share $35,000 in community donations

Adama US, a global crop protection company, announced May 6 the winners of its expanded "Thank a Retailer" program for ag retailers and farmers, which started as a pilot program in the Pacific Northwest in... more »

Current Issue

Onion growers overcome weather, navigate marketing

University of California improves equipment for vacuuming lygus bugs

Strohauer Farms diversifies with organic potatoes

‘Genius Bar’ stage, return of social hour at 2021 Great Lakes EXPO

Biological industry maturing after decades of change

Why garden centers should consider a CSA program

Customer expectations change during pandemic

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Heat is on to protect those who toil on farms

Notes from the Farm column: Health challenges, mixed with desire to finish projects

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