Crop Protection

Syngenta announces leadership changes

Syngenta Group has announced succession plans for its leadership team. Jeff Rowe, currently president of Global Seeds, will take over the leadership of Syngenta Crop Protection, effective July 1. His former role will be assumed... more »

USDA extends comment deadline on fertilizer costs, supply

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is again extending the deadline for comments and information from the public about its “Access to Fertilizer: Competition and Supply Chain Concerns.” The notice was originally published in the Federal Register... more »

Vestaron expands leadership with three new hires

Vestaron has announced three new additions to its leadership team: Juan Estupinan, as chief financial officer; Dawn de los Santos, as vice president ofpeople; and Jeff Tuckis as vice president, corporate development. This announcement comes... more »

Organic Grower Summit opens booth registrations

Exhibitor booth registration is now open for Organic Grower Summit 2022 Presented by Western Growers and Organic Produce Network, slated for Nov. 30-Dec. 1 in Monterey, California. Organic supply chain partners and service providers are... more »

Valent USA announces sales and marketing appointments

Valent U.S.A., San Ramon, California, is appointing new people to its sales and marketing departments. “Valant is focused on growth and expansion as we work to provide growers with biorational, botanical and conventional solutions that... more »

Certis Biologicals adds to Western field development team

Certis Biologicals has made new strides in bolstering its field development team with the hiring of Luis Solari as field development manager-California/Arizona and the advancement of Scott Ockey to senior field development manager for the... more »

FarmSense releasing 1,000 ag-tech pest control system FlightSensors in California

Agtech startup FarmSense is releasing 1,000 of its FlightSensor units in a limited product launch of the award-winning real-time pest monitoring and identification device. FlightSensor, a pest identification system, helps growers... more »

Florida’s state budget increases university ag research funds

When Florida’s state budget takes effect on July 1, it will include funding for University of Florida agricultural research. The university’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) will... more »

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