Crop Protection

Invasive Species Action Week marked in California

When insects, weeds, animals and diseases enter California from elsewhere in the nation or world, they can cause economic losses to agricultural crops and ecological damage to the state's natural areas. Ultimately, invasive species affect... more »

Mizzou Pest Management Field Day set for July 9

The annual Mizzou Pest Management Field Day will be Tuesday, July 9, at the Bradford Research and Extension Center, approximately eight miles east of Columbia, Missouri. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. with opening comments... more »

Davison to lead Syngenta’s North America business sustainability efforts

Syngenta has appointed Chris Davison as head, business sustainability for North America, effective June 1. Davison, previously head of corporate and government Affairs for Syngenta in Canada, is relocating from Guelph, Ontario, to Washington, D.C.... more »

Separation by Corteva Agriscience from DowDuPont is now official

Corteva successfully completed its separation from DowDuPont, becoming a leading, global pure-play agriculture company that offers the complete solutions farmers need to maximize yield and profitability. Corteva Agriscience launches today with global scale and a... more »

Program educates onion farmers to fight pests, cut chemical sprays

Until recently, New York onion farmers had just two insecticide options for controlling onion thrips, a pervasive insect pest, and neither was good. One was short-lived, the other was dangerous to work with – and... more »

Answers sought regarding organic lettuce aphid mystery

Alejandro Del Pozo-Valdivia started his new job as University of California Cooperative Extension entomology advisor in the Salinas Valley last year, he immediately faced an urgent problem in organic lettuce production. Pest control advisers were finding lettuce... more »

Root-knot nematodes found in 60% of Georgia vegetable fields

A recent University of Georgia Cooperative Extension survey of 431 Georgia vegetable fields found that more than 60% contained root-knot nematodes, tiny parasitic worms that feed on roots and destroy plants. The survey was conducted... more »

Seican biopesticide distributed in US through Seipasa, Summit Agro USA

Seipasa, the Spanish international company specializing in the development and formulation of biopesticides, biostimulants and fertilizers for agriculture, and Summit Agro USA, dedicated to bringing innovative solutions to the crop protection market, have reached an... more »


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