Crop Protection

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 growers curative and protectant disease control of a wide range of pathogens... 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 Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Center to Michigan State University, with co-direction support coming from Iowa State University.... 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, mechanical or chemical means. A unique group of pests that continues to... 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 option for controlling key pests in crops including... 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 agrochemical industry with a proven track record in strategic brand planning, grower and... 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-grown vegetables, fruit, berries, tree nuts and other crops. The active ingredient of BoteGHA... 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 member of the 15-year-old organization. The company was cited as a... 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 fungicide for use on selected crops in that state. According to the company, Helmstar Plus SC... more »


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