Crop Protection

Insect control plan boosts greenhouse IPM

A control plan is key to managing insect pests in the greenhouse. “You plan ahead for something that could happen so you’re ready to go if something does happen,” said Luis Canas, associate prof... more

FarmWise unveils autonomous vegetable weeder

Agriculture technology startup FarmWise has unveiled an autonomous vegetable weeder it says can help growers reduce their herbicide use as well as reliance on l... more

Adavelt fungicide added to Corteva Agriscience selections

Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, has identified Adavelt active as the new brand name for a novel fungicide it said will offer g... more »

MSU awarded North Central IPM Center

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded the regional North Central Integrate... more »

Some tips to curb bird damage in specialty crops

Vegetable growers deal with a large number of disease, insect and weed pests, which they control with varying levels of satisfaction through cultural,... more »

Lorsban should be available for 2019 use, MSU finds

Chlorpyrifos – sold under the trade name Lorsban – should be legal to use in fruits and vegetables for 2019. This insecticide is the main or only ... more »

Hensley joins Helm Agro in marketing, development role

Helm Agro US has hired  Adam Hensley as the company’s new marketing and business development leader. Hensley has extensive experience in the agroch... more »

BoteGHATM mycoinsecticide set by Certis, LAM grows

Certis USA has launched BoteGHATM mycoinsecticide for control of a broad spectrum of insect pests, including whiteflies, aphids and thrips on outdoor-... more »

Certis USA named Member of the Year by BPIA

The biopesticide company Certis USA was named Member of the Year by the Biological Products Industry Alliance (BPIA) Oct. 14. Certis USA is charter me... more »

Helmstar Plus SC fungicide from Helm Agro gets California OK

Tampa, Florida- based HELM Agro US, Inc. has received California Department of Pesticide Regulations (CDPR) approval for its Helmstar Plus SC fungic... more »

Statement filed by DowDuPont for Corteva Agriscience move

DowDuPont (NYSE:DWDP) filed Oct. 18 the initial Form 10 registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the separation of... more »

AgBiome Innovations adds Bucci as chief operating officer

AgBiome Innovations, the commercial arm of AgBiome bringing plant protection solutions to market, said Oct. 16 that Toni Bucci has joined the team i... more »


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