Crop Protection

Health effects across generations from popular weed killer seen, WSU says

Washington State University researchers have found a variety of diseases and other health problems in the second- and third-generation offspring of rats exposed to glyphosate, the world’s most popular weed killer. In the first study... more »

Magister SC by Gowan USA has new label expansion

Gowan USA has a new a crop label expansion for its Magister SC miticide. Magister SC is a broad spectrum miticide/insecticide that delivers fast knockdown and control of spider mites (Tetranychidae), Eriophyde mites, pear psylla... more »

Casey Daniel joins Wilbur-Ellis crop protection portfolio lead

Wilbur-Ellis Company LLC, a recognized leader in the marketing and distribution of crop protection, seed and nutritional products, as well as precision agriculture technology, has appointed Casey Daniel as crop protection actives portfolio lead. Daniel... more »

STK, Summit Agro enter into exclusive US distribution agreement

STK bio-ag technologies has partnered with Summit Agro U.S.A., which will become the exclusive distributor of STK products in the United States. Effective immediately, Summit Agro USA will assume the marketing and sales responsibility for... more »

Biologicals industry growing past niche uses

Biological products are a vital tool for organic vegetable growers and have shown effectiveness in greenhouses for stopping weeds and bad bugs. But the industry isn’t stopping there. Leaders say they’re claiming a place in... more »

Granahan joins Helm Agro US as regulatory affairs leader

Tampa, Florida-based Helm Agro US, has hired Matt Granahan as the company’s new U.S. regulatory affairs leader. Granahan has more than 15 years of regulatory experience in the U.S.... more »

Genetics, sprays, IPM methods help Florida tomatoes

Florida tomato growers are arming themselves with a wider arsenal of tools for the annual fight against whiteflies and the virus they carry. Genetic traits, new chemical sprays and integrated pest management (IPM) techniques all... more »

Controls curtail bird damage in sweet corn

Sweet corn fields nearing harvest hold much promise – for birds as well as growers. “We asked our sweet corn growers what is their biggest pest issue. Eighty-four percent said birds,” said Marion Zuefle, Cornell... more »


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