Crop Protection

Johnson will lead foliar nutritionals company Nutrient Technologies

Walnut Creek, California-based Fine Americas, a supplier of plant growth regulators (PGRs), has named Fine’s President Greg Johnson to lead Dinuba, California-based Nutrient Technologies, a foliar nutritionals company formed in 1986. Both companies are owned... more »

North Carolina growers transition away from methyl bromide

A recent news story by USDA acknowledged a North Carolina State University research and Extension program for its success in helping strawberry, tomato and pepper growers maintain yields as they transition away from methyl bromide.... more »

Willowood USA Appoints Tony Arnold CEO

Willowood USA  announced a change in leadership Nov. 28. The Broomfield, Colorado-based company supplies generic, post-patent herbicide, fungicide and insecticide products for the agriculture, and turf and ornamental markets. Brian Heinze, who founded the company... more »

Winn named specialty products manager for Drexel

Aaron Winn has joined Memphis, Tennessee-based Drexel Chemical as specialty products manager. Winn will be responsible for managing Drexel Chemical's Adjuvant and Nutritional Product lines across the United States. ... more »

California sets rules on pesticides near schools, day cares

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has adopted new rules to further protect young students from pesticide exposure. The rules, which take effect on January 1, 2018, regulate the use of agricultural pesticides near... more »

Restricted Use Pesticide workshop set in Michigan

A Restricted Use Pesticide Workshop for private and commercial applicators will be held Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Berrien County MSU Extension office, 1737 Hillandale Road, Benton Harbor, Michigan. Registration, along with refreshments begin at... more »

USDA to support pesticide needs, methyl bromide cuts

USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will make funding available to research new, environmentally-friendly pesticides, and innovative tools and strategies to replace methyl bromide, an older treatment for pests. Methyl Bromide Transition (MBT) program... more »

Syngenta gets California registration for Minecto Pro insecticide

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation has approved Minecto Pro insecticide by Syngenta for use in specialty and vegetable crops to control difficult-to-manage pests like thrips, mites, worms, psyllids and whiteflies. “Minecto Pro is a new foliar product... more »

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