Crop Protection

Certis Biologicals acquire AgBiome fungicides

Certis Biologicals has acquired multiple assets from AgBiome, including powerful fungicides Howler and Theia. “Certis Biologicals is committed to contributing to the growing biologicals market,” Jow-Lih Su, interim CEO of Certis Biologicals, said in a... more »

Sym-Agro fungicide approved for use on potato crops

The EPA has approved the expanded use of Sym-Agro's Instill Bactericide & Fungicide to include potato and other crops. Instill is now registered for use on potatoes, hazelnuts and sugar beets for the management of... more »

OFRF adds Spanish organic resource web page

Editor's note: Spanish-language version below. (Español abajo.) The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) is offering a free online course in Spanish, to emphasize the importance of improving soil health for raising crops. With partners at... more »

Harpe Bioherbicide celebrates 1,000+ trials

Harpe Bioherbicide Solutions Inc., has put its plant-based bioherbicides through more than 1,000 field and greenhouse trials, showing they are effective against broadleaf and grass weeds and seeds. The innovation comes as consumers are demanding... more »

University of California offers nematode workshop

The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources (UCANR) is offering a workshop focused on nematodes. The workshop will be 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. March 26. It will provide growers of annual and perennial... more »

Spray drone education offered by MSU

Michigan State University is offering a new event for spray drone pilots, and those interested in using spray drones. The Spray Drone Spring Fly-in, is an all-day workshop April 10 (in case of rain, it... more »

Irish foundation recognizes U.S. AgTech leaders

Eamonn Keogh, distinguished professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of California-Riverside, and John Hartnett, founder and CEO of SVG Ventures|THRIVE, have received honors for exceptional contributions to research and innovation.... more »

Summer cover crops: A matter of timing, seed choice

It’s easy for Ajay Nair, professor in Iowa State University’s Department of Agriculture, to point out the reasons growers should include cover crops in their planning process. He’s seen the results of increased microbial diversity... more »

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