Crop Protection

Identify pests before applying pesticides

Pesticides, which include insecticides, fungicides, herbicides and more, can contain organic or conventional ingredients. People use them in homes and workplaces, on farms and in gardens, and in other places where they want to control... more »

DowDuPont agriculture division to become Corteva Agriscience

The Agriculture Division of DowDuPont has announced Corteva Agriscience as the name of the intended company once it is spun-off, which is expected to happen by June 1, 2019. Corteva Agriscience (kohr-'teh-vah) is derived from... more »

HELM Agro US hires national sales manager

HELM Agro US, Inc. has hired Michael Hoger as its new national sales manager. In his new role, Hoger will be responsible for the leadership, planning and execution of crop protection product sales and channel... more »

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 »

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