Crop Protection

BioSafe Systems receives unique approval in Arizona

Yuma, Arizona, leafy greens growers now have a treatment for irrigation water designed to reduce and control Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) and Salmonella enterica. BioSafe Systems received a Special Local Need (SLN) label in... more »

USDA amends bioengineered list on summer squash

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has amended the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard’s List of Bioengineered Foods on summer squash. Zucchini and yellow summer squash that have been engineered to resist certain plant diseases,... more »

New England high tunnel conference deadline approaching

The deadline for registering for a New England high tunnel conference is approaching. The High Tunnel Production Conference: Revitalizing Your Tunnel Vision is scheduled... more »

Strawberry growers group to join 2024 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention

Multiple concurrent educational sessions and a large industry trade show will be featured during the three days of the 2024 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention. In its 47th year, this coming year’s event is scheduled... more »

Registration open for Kentucky conference

Registration for the Kentucky Fruit & Vegetable Conference is open. The event is Jan. 3-4, in Bowling Green, Kentucky, with pre-conference events the day before. The full conference program and registration information are available on... more »

New marketing, ethical monitoring staffers join EFI

Equitable Food Initiative is welcoming two new employees who fill positions involving ethical program implementation and marketing. Gabriela Lopez-Barry is the Ethical Charter Implementation Program (ECIP) project manager while Alexandra Martinez joins as marketing and... more »

Fusarium wilt of lettuce field day scheduled for Yuma

The University of Arizona Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture (YCEDA) is scheduling the 2023 Yuma Fusarium Wilt of Lettuce Field Day. The event, scheduled for Nov. 30, will be at the Yuma, Arizona,... more »

Pacific Northwest sales manager named by Sym-Agro

Mark Gibbs has joined Sym-Agro as Pacific Northwest sales manager. In the position at the pest control firm, Gibbs will handle Washington and western Oregon. Gibbs will focus on winegrapes, berries, tree fruit and hazelnuts... more »

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