Crop Protection

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 »

Pennsylvania governor enacts order to fight invasive pests

Recognizing the increasing threat invasive species pose to Pennsylvania’s economy and its people, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has put in place an additional step to complement recent bipartisan legislation to help battle against bad bugs... more »

The Agronomy Group purchased by Vegalab US

Vegalab US reported in a filing with the SEC that it exercised an option to acquire the The Agronomy Group. The Agronomy Group (TAG), located in Tulare County, California, is both a producer and distributor... more »

Syngenta firms up collaboration with NRGene

Syngenta, an agrochemical and seed company, and NRGene, a genomic big data company, have continued to advance their cooperation in breeding and trait discovery in key crops. Syngenta has licensed NRGene’s GenoMAGIC, a cloud-based big... more »

Engage Agro USA becomes Belchim Crop Protection USA

On Jan. 1, Engage Agro USA, LLC officially became Belchim Crop Protection USA, LLC. The new company headquarters will be located in Wilmington, Delaware. Tom Wood has been appointed general manager of Belchim Crop Protection... more »

California addresses pesticide applications near schools

California has adopted regulations that address agricultural pesticide applications near public K-12 schools and licensed child day care centers (collectively referred to as school sites). These regulations provide minimum distance standards for certain agricultural pesticide... more »

BioSafe Systems gets EPA nod for bactericide/fungicide

Field-to-packing product provider BioSafe Systems' SaniDate 15.0 product received a critical label enhancement for the treatment of process water used in the packing of raw commodities, such as specialty fruits and vegetables. SaniDate 15.0’s  label... more »

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