Crop Protection

Statement filed by DowDuPont for Corteva Agriscience move

DowDuPont (NYSE:DWDP) filed Oct. 18 the initial Form 10 registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the separation of  Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont. Corteva Agriscience remains on track to separate... more »

AgBiome Innovations adds Bucci as chief operating officer

AgBiome Innovations, the commercial arm of AgBiome bringing plant protection solutions to market, said Oct. 16 that Toni Bucci has joined the team in the role of chief operating officer. Bucci joins AgBiome Innovations after spending 23... more »

UC Davis to research lettuce genetic resistance to downy mildew

The Foundation of Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) has awarded Richard Michelmore, professor and director of the UC Davis Genome Center, its first research grant through the Crops of the Future Collaborative. This award builds on and... more »

Mark Ripato to head Agribusiness division for Wilbur-Ellis

Wilbur-Ellis Co., a recognized leader in the marketing and distribution of crop protection, seed and nutritional products, as well as precision agriculture technology, has announced that starting Nov. 1, Mark Ripato will take over as... more »

Continuing education credits part of California webinar series

Continuing education credits required by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation will now be available from UC Cooperative Extension by participating in live webinars. "Everybody is busy," said Beth Grafton-Cardwell, UCCE citrus entomology specialist. "It’s... more »

New formulation, packing facility by Certis USA in California

Certis USA has completed construction and start-up of a new azadirachtin formulation and packaging facility located in its factory in Wasco, California. The state-of-the-art system allows the company to produce the highest quality biopesticides and... more »

Inscalis insecticide from BASF receives EPA registration

BASF received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for its Inscalis insecticide. The new insecticide controls piercing-sucking insect pests in a variety of row and specialty crops, including soybeans, cotton and citrus. “Inscalis insecticide is... more »

Grantham to direct Northeastern IPM Center

Deborah Grantham, director of the Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center, will provide strategic leadership for the center and work closely with its advisory council, state IPM programs and IPM working groups... more »


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