Crop Protection

Muckland onion growers receive NY state award for pest management

Elba, New York, onion growers Matt Mortellaro, Guy Smith, Chuck Barie, Emmaline Long, and Mark and Max Torrey received an Excellence in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Award from the New York State Integrated Pest Management... more »

Brown marmorated stink bug contained with biological control

Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), an invasive pest from Asia, has by now established across most of Michigan since its first detection in 2010. You can find them in all sorts of habitats from woodlots... more »

ProBlad Verde introduced as control for fungal diseases

ProBlad Verde is a  new biochemical fungicide that leverages the naturally occurring BLAD polypeptide for a multi-site mode of action that controls fungal diseases on fruit. “ProBlad Verde has proven to be a strong biological... more »

Israel Morales Sr. named Organic Farmer of the Year

The Organic Trade Association recently named Israel Morales Sr. of JV Farms Organic its Organic Farmer of the Year. Morales is JV Farms Organic’s lead grower with over 40 years of farming experience. JV Farms... more »

Onion growers put skin in the game, earn IPM award

Elba, New York onion growers, Matt Mortellaro, Guy Smith, Chuck Barie, Emmaline Long, and Mark and Max Torrey recently received an Excellence in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Award from the New York State Integrated Pest... more »

Brandt names business ‘rock stars’ to board of directors

Brandt's board of directors has two new names. Rick Brandt, President and CEO called the two new directors “rock stars.” Kelley Earnhardt Miller, according to a press release from the company, is “one of the most... more »

Phytophthora crown rot on cucurbits, peppers requires diligence

This year’s wet conditions are just what phytophthora ordered. This plant pathogen lives in the soil and survives Michigan winters. It does not move via air currents but spreads via splash of contaminated soil, surface... more »

Bio-fungicide Howler to be developed for Mexican ag

AgBiome Innovations recently inked an agreement with another company that will allow its organic fungicide Howler to be developed for Mexican agriculture. The commercial organization... more »


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