Crop Protection

Helm Agro gets California OK for Helmet, Helmet SPC herbicides

Helm Agro US, Inc. announced that the California Department of Pesticide Regulations (CDPR) has approved  Helmet and Helmet SPC herbicides for use on selected crops in that state. Helmet and Helmet SPC are Helm Agro US'  newest... more »

Plant nutrient company Inocucor changes name to Concentric Ag

Inocucor Corp., a developer and producer of proprietary biological and essential plant nutrient inputs for specialty and broadacre crops, today announced it will change its name to Concentric Ag Corp. Concentric by definition means “having a common... more »

PVent Biological Fungicide released by BioSafe Systems

BioSafe Systems has released PVent Biological Fungicide. An enhancement in microbial fungicide technology, PVent provides growers with an easy-to-use, versatile IPM tool. This innovative development was spearheaded through a strategic partnership between two family-owned businesses:... more »

Vegetables included in Syngenta’s EPA registration of fungicide

Syngenta's latest carboxamide fungicide (SDHI mode of action) – Adepidyn – has been registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Formulated in five products under the Miravis brand family, Syngenta will make Adepidyn fungicide broadly... more »

Land joins sales team in Idaho for Marrone Bio Innovations

Marrone Bio Innovations (“MBI” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:MBII), a provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, has hired Rachel Land as Territory Sales... more »

Insect scouting vital part of any vegetable management plan

Whether you work on a large family farm, in a home vegetable garden, or in a small, community garden vegetable plot, routinely scouting for insects should be an important part of your vegetable-growing plan. Insect... more »

UF/IFAS researchers may use fungi to control deadly crop disease

A group of fungi might fight a disease that’s dangerous to tomatoes and specialty crops. University of Florida scientists hope to develop this biological strategy as they add to growers’ tools to help control Fusarium... more »

Pesticide resistance needs attention, large-scale study

To slow the evolutionary progression of weeds and insect pests gaining resistance to herbicides and pesticides, policymakers should provide resources for large-scale, landscape-level studies of a number of promising but untested approaches for slowing pest... more »

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