Crop Protection

Take steps to get to the root of weed control failures

Controlling weeds is one of the most challenging parts of vegetable production. It is especially frustrating when the time and money you invest do not yield the weed control you had hoped for. Herbicide resistance... more »

Potato late blight confirmed in Michigan’s Monroe County

Potato late blight has been reported in Michigan’s Monroe County.Late blight was confirmed by Michigan State... more »

Chlorpyrifos pesticide ban ordered by appeals court

An EPA ban of the broad-spectrum pesticide chlorpyrifos – an action that will rock the agriculture industry – has been ordered by U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The ban will take away a tool... more »

Jury awards cancer patient $289M in Monsanto case

A San Francisco jury on Friday handed down a $289 million judgment to a former school groundskeeper who had sued Monsanto, national media reported. Monsanto Vice President Scott Partridge issued a written statement after judgment:... more »

WSU research to protect onions from pests, pathogens honored

With a market value of nearly a billion dollars, onions are the fifth most valuable vegetable produced in the U.S. But some farmers have been abandoning the crop due to losses from pests and disease ... more »

Industry veteran Mike Krull joins Nufarm portfolio solutions

Crop protection products manufacturer Nufarm has hired Mike Krull as its North America lead for portfolio solutions. His job responsibilities include leadership and oversight of all North American portfolio innovations and partnerships, according to a... more »

Sanitation, seed choice help control hydroponics pathogens

Tomatoes are one of the most popular vegetables to be grown in hydroponic greenhouses, but face different diseases than tomatoes grown in the open field. For hydroponic tomatoes, bacterial canker can be the worst. “The... more »

BASF completes acquisition of Bayer businesses, assets

BASF has closed the acquisition of a range of businesses and assets from Bayer. The transaction is a strategic complement to BASF’s crop protection, biotech and digital farming activities and marks its entry into seeds,... more »

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Insect Eavesdropper allows growers to “hear” what’s happening in fields

Managing wildlife on the farm

Southwest Florida’s Worden Farm manages challenges

Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association says farewell to leader

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