Crop Protection

Newly discovered protein in fungus bypasses plant defenses

A protein that allows the fungus that causes white mold stem rot in more than 600 plant species to overcome plant defenses has been identified by a team of U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research... more »

BioSafe Systems’ Gretchen Pettis goes to Pacific Northwest

Gretchen Pettis of BioSafeSystems will be donning a new hat within the company this year. In tandem with her role as an entomologist, Pettis will be providing technical support to the Pacific Northwest region of... more »

IR-4 Project announces 2022 SOAR Award winners announced

The IR-4 Project has named the recipients of the 2022 SOAR Award, which honors external partners who exemplify the areas of Service, Outreach, Altruism and Research, while supporting specialty crop growers and the mission of... more »

Corteva Agriscience works with Symborg to distribute nitrogen-fixation product

Corteva Agriscience has been named the exclusive distributor of a nitrogen-fixation product for both specialty growers and row crop farmers by biotechnological company Symborg, the companies announced March 31. The agreement builds on established collaborations... more »

Adjuvants and Inerts Conference to feature leadership panel

Senior executives from the largest national crop protection product distributors will participate in person on May 19 on a panel moderated by Brett Sciotto, CEO of Aimpoint Research, to share their vision of the industry... more »

EPA approves biopesticide KitoGreen

KitoZyme has been granted approval for its KitoGreen products by the U.S. Environment Protection Agency as biopesticides for multiple applications and crops. KitoGreen is a unique technology that has been developed by KitoZyme to offer... more »

Beware of cutworm issues in high tunnel crops

As growers prepare to get their high tunnels going, University of Minnesota Extension is sharing information on how to find and identify cutworms. We often hear from growers in the summer about cutworm issues in... more »

Advances made against cucumber downy mildew

Downy mildew is the disease to beat in pickling cucumbers, and there are three questions to ask: When do you begin fungicide applications? What fungicide should be used? Once a fungicide is sprayed, how many... more »

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