Crop Protection

Organix Solutions’ mulch film certified to biodegrade

Minnesota-based Organix Solutions has received a certification of its product line of black soil biodegradable agricultural mulch film. The OK biodegradable SOIL Certification from Vinçotte International verifies that the product, called Organix A.G. Film, will... more »

Medfly quarantine declared in California’s San Mateo

Two Mediterranean fruit flies (medflies), detected in the city of Half Moon Bay have prompted a quarantine in California’s San Mateo County. The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is working with the USDA and... more »

Sustainable chemical option targets small insects in crops

After successfully controlling white fly, thrips and powdery mildew in multiple field trials, Agrothermal Systems is expanding from viticulture into the broader produce industry. According to CEO, Marty Fischer, “We now know that we have... more »

Greenspire Global launches organic bactericide/fungicide

Greenspire Global recently launched Procidic, an agricultural bactericide and fungicide that provides disease control without synthetics. “What sets Procidic apart is its safe formula; there are no added... more »

Johnson will lead foliar nutritionals company Nutrient Technologies

Walnut Creek, California-based Fine Americas, a supplier of plant growth regulators (PGRs), has named Fine’s President Greg Johnson to lead Dinuba, California-based Nutrient Technologies, a foliar nutritionals company formed in 1986. Both companies are owned... more »

North Carolina growers transition away from methyl bromide

A recent news story by USDA acknowledged a North Carolina State University research and Extension program for its success in helping strawberry, tomato and pepper growers maintain yields as they transition away from methyl bromide.... more »

Willowood USA Appoints Tony Arnold CEO

Willowood USA  announced a change in leadership Nov. 28. The Broomfield, Colorado-based company supplies generic, post-patent herbicide, fungicide and insecticide products for the agriculture, and turf and ornamental markets. Brian Heinze, who founded the company... more »

Winn named specialty products manager for Drexel

Aaron Winn has joined Memphis, Tennessee-based Drexel Chemical as specialty products manager. Winn will be responsible for managing Drexel Chemical's Adjuvant and Nutritional Product lines across the United States. ... more »

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