Crop Protection

METTLE fungicide receives label expansion

Gowan USA has received federally-approved label expansion for METTLE 125ME fungicide to include the crop groups fruiting vegetables and cucurbits. These two new crop groups, combined with grapes and strawberries already on the label, will... more »

ADAMA rolls out new insecticide for specialty crops

ADAMA received full EPA registration approval for new Cormoran insecticide in November and is now rolling out the insecticide in time for the 2017 season. Cormoran addresses the need for an ovicide/larvicide in pome fruits... more »

New findings may help prevent late-blight pathogen from entering U.S.

New findings by University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers could help prevent more genetic strains of the potato- and tomato-killing late-blight pathogen from entering the United States. These findings may provide... more »

‘Pumpkin whisperer’ receives Excellence in IPM award

Meg McGrath, a Cornell University plant pathologist based at the Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center, is an internationally recognized researcher, sought-after speaker, and well-versed in the solutions to devastating plant diseases. And for... more »

Greenhouse tomato course set for March 7-8

Greenhouse tomato growers and other interested individuals are invited to attend the 27th annual Mississippi Greenhouse Tomato Short Course March 7-8. Experts with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment... more »

Mushy spots on peppers: Disease or disorder?

Frustration in pepper season can arrive when plants, healthy and strong in appearance, start to produce peppers with discolored, mushy spots. While the first instinct might be that there’s a pathogen out there infecting the... more »

Field trials substantiate efficacy of Radiant SC insecticide

Resolve in 2017 to proactively strike against thrips and other early-season pests with a rotation treatment that begins with Radiant SC Insecticide. “Radiant SC insecticide stops insect feeding within seconds, and most are dead within a... more »

Cornell to host greenhouse, high tunnel IPM webinars

Cornell University's New York State Integrated Pest Management program will host a series of short webinars on Greenhouse/High Tunnel Vegetable IPM on Thursdays from noon to 1 p.m. in February and March.  The intent is for... more »

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August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

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West Coast growers battle water shortages

University of Idaho researchers help develop solar-powered weeding robot

SC farming family legacy passes century mark

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