Crop Protection

Biotalys, Olon partner for production of protein-based biocontrols

Biotalys, an agricultural technology company protecting crops and food with protein-based biocontrol solutions, and Olon, a contract development and manufacturing organization, announced Jan. 12 a long-term strategic partnership for the manufacturing of Biotalys’ biocontrol products. The partnership... more »

Valent BioSciences plans Osage facility environmental initiatives

Valent BioSciences LLC announced Jan. 12 that it is undertaking two major environmental initiatives at its biorational manufacturing facility in Osage, Iowa. They include a new prairie restoration project and solar field, both situated on... more »

Bayer welcomes crop protection compounds through Testing4Ag program

Bayer announced Jan. 12 the launch of Testing4Ag, a new program which allows research scientists from around the world to submit novel chemistries to Bayer for testing in hopes of identifying potential new modes of... more »

AgBiome and Lamberti announce joint development agreement

AgBiome announced Jan. 11 a joint development agreement with Lamberti to develop biological crop protection solutions. Based in Italy, Lamberti designs and produces customized chemical solutions for a variety of industries worldwide, including agriculture. Lamberti and AgBiome alike... more »

Reduced insecticide, IPM programs are key for BMSB control

Reducing the need for broad spectrum insecticide use – primarily the pyrethroids and neonicotinoids – will foster beneficials, which is the long term strategy for brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) control. BMSB is an invasive... more »

New president of CPDA is industry veteran Terry Kippley

The Council of Producers and Distributors of Agrotechnology (CPDA) announced  that Terry Kippley has been named president of CPDA, effective Jan. 4. Kippley succeeds Gary Halvorson, who has served as president of the organization since... more »

Amy O’Shea joins board of directors of Vive Crop Protection

Vive Crop Protection has added Amy O’Shea to its board of directors. O’Shea has extensive experience in sales, marketing, strategy, innovation, and general management, across a variety of markets. O’Shea is currently the President &... more »

Online survey on insect pest management targets growers

Researchers at Purdue University and The College of Wooster and are asking growers to participate in a study titled “Insect Pest Management in Vegetable Crops Survey." The purpose of this study is to gather information... more »

Current Issue

Vegetable Growers News January 2022 Issue

Soli Organic thrives at indoor, in-dirt organic growing of herbs, greens

Pure Green Farms’ indoor-outdoor approach works well in broad market

Revolution Farms continues to expand greenhouse operation, providing ‘local’ greens to Midwesterners

Earthbound Farm ownership returned locally, and Taylor Farms continues to take organic to a higher level

Multiple approaches mitigate labor challenges

Reduced insecticide, IPM programs are key

AppHarvest grows indoors for tomatoes, other produce

Farm market business considerations for 2022, beyond

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Farm, ranch community exudes essence of America

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