Crop Protection

(Sponsored) On-call Knockdown Power Against Pests Stop pests whenever you need it with PyGanic® Crop Protection EC 1.4II/5.0II. PyGanic is a botanically derived, organic contact insecticide that delivers quick knockdown of a broad spectrum of... more »

Cinnerate expands use for aphid, disease control in vegetables

Sym-Agro’s Cinnerate broad-spectrum insecticide, fungicide and miticide gives vegetable growers a new tool to protect their crops from disease, aphids and more. “Aphids can present a significant challenge for vegetable growers, especially organic growers, who have... more »

Vice president of marketing position at AgBiome filled by Kuhlemeier

AgBiome, a developer of products from the Earth's microbial communities, announced July 28 Jason Kuhlemeier has joined the company as vice president of marketing. According to a news release, Kuhlemeier has a long successful track... more »

Herbicide option for California growers provided with Homeplate approval

Registration approval of the non-selective herbicide Homeplate by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation unlocks a new option for growers in the 2020 growing season, Certis USA officials say. California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) announced... more »

Using particle films for sunburn protection

With the recent high temperatures, we have seen an increase of sunburn in vegetables and fruits. Crops with inadequate leaf cover will be most susceptible. For sunburn protection at a field scale, use of film... more »

Bio-stimulant for higher crop yields, securing bee population offered

GROPRO Corp., a U.S.-based producer and supplier of bio crop protection products has recently launched into the agricultural market with a quick and steady stream of products. GROPRO combines enthusiasm and knowledge along with a... more »

New website features a fresh, updated look to help drive Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness

Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness announced July 23 the launch of a new and improved website at wilburellisagribusiness.com. Grower focus groups, feedback sessions and much more went into developing a website that better fits growers’ needs with easier... more »

More-sustainable alternatives to banned pesticide chlorpyrifos seen in report

A report issued July 16 identifies alternatives for California growers to the banned pesticide chlorpyrifos and calls for continued work towards safer, more sustainable pest management practices. Following California's historic decision to end use of... more »


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