Crop Protection

STK hires VP of human resources, marketing director

 STK , a bio-ag technology firm, has hired two new major hires. Nilly Maik has joined the company as director of marketing. Prior to joining STK, she served... more »

Bayer AgVocacy Forum starts Feb. 25

The 2018 Bayer AgVocacy Forum, Feb. 25-26, will span topics from new innovations to impactful collaborations. This year's new "AgTech Talks" segment will showcase experts discussing what the industry can do to embrace innovation and support... more »

Brandt Illinois lab opened for growers

Brandt has just completed the construction of a new 2,000 square foot formulations lab in its Pleasant Plains, Illinois production facility. The new lab will serve as a hub for new formulation development and testing,... more »

Kocide 3000-O approved for organic crop production

Kocide LLC has received approval for its Kocide 3000-O, a copper fungicide/bactericide, for use in organic and conventional crop production. Kocide 3000-O is now registered for organic use on citrus, conifers, field crops, small fruits, tree crops, vegetables and vines. Read and... more »

Global satellite analysis seeks to reduce fertilizer usage

A Swedish start-up is launching a global satellite analysis to reduce fertilizer usage by 40 pecent. Vultus is launching a satellite system thataims to eliminate waste in farming and help farmers grow healthier plants at... more »

HELM launches 4 new products in early 2018

HELM Agro US, Inc. will launch four new crop protection products in the first quarter of 2018. Troy Bettner, Marketing and Business Development Leader for the company, said the company was rapidly expanding its portfolio. “The... more »

Helm Agro US launches four crop protection products

Helm Agro US has launched four new crop protection products in the first quarter of 2018. In total, Helm now has 19 crop protection products in its U.S. portfolio for the row crop, specialty crop... more »

Vestaron named in the 2018 Global Cleantech 100

Kalamazoo, Michigan-based Vestaron, a developer of peptide-based bioinsecticides, was named in the 2018 Global Cleantech 100, produced by CTG (Cleantech Group), whose research and events services keep its audiences and clients in touch with emerging trends,... more »

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