Crop Protection

Markus Heldt appointed independent director for Biotalys

Biotalys, an agricultural technology company focused on addressing food protection challenges to enable a more sustainable and safer food supply, has announced the appointment of Markus Heldt to the board as independent director, effective July... more »

University of Kentucky’s July Spray Clinic opens registration

The University of Kentucky will host a spray clinic July 15 at the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center in Princeton as part of its Kentucky Agricultural Training School. During the clinic, University of... more »

Pennsylvania vegetable disease update includes downy mildew sighting

Downy mildew was confirmed June 29 on cucumber in a commercial field in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The field was likely infected around the same time as the reports last week in New Jersey and Maryland... more »

Impatients Necrotic Spot Virus on desert lettuce topic of hybrid workshop

Impatients Necrotic Spot Virus was detected in spring 2021 on lettuce in the Western desert of the U.S. Although the disease did not have a significant impact in most fields, the impact of Impatients Necrotic... more »

Longbow EC herbicide and harvest aid launched by Nufarm

Nufarm Americas Inc. has announced the launch of Longbow EC, the latest in Nufarm’s portfolio of herbicides and harvest aids, helping growers achieve with cleaner crops at harvest time and providing weed management by controlling... more »

‘Innovation Award’ for student teams marks Wilbur-Ellis 100th anniversary

As the culmination of a year-long celebration of its 100th anniversary, Wilbur-Ellis is launching the "Wilbur-Ellis Innovation Award," a program that engages young people in finding innovative ways to feed a growing world population and... more »

Physiological leaf roll vs. growth regulator herbicide damage viewed

Leaf curling, cupping, and rolling in vegetables can be caused by virus diseases, aphid infestations, herbicides and growth regulators. We are currently finding physiological leaf roll and leaf curling due to exposure to growth regulator... more »

MSU Department of Entomology to be led by Hannah Burrack

Hannah Burrack, has been named chairperson for the Department of Entomology in the College of Natural Resources at Michigan State University. The appointment in the Department of Entomology in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at Michigan... more »

Current Issue

Vertical greens growing trend gets its own USDA grant

Multiple factors shape 2021 vegetable crop

Auxin herbicide problems crop up for growers

New research seen on Reflex’s crop safety on vegetables

Government, industry eye E. coli in leafy greens

Farm Market column: Consider procs and cons of selling at farmers’ markets

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: It’s all about focus as homestretch of reform beckons

Notes from the Farm column: Stand-up tree planter works; keep a list for doctor

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