Crop Protection

Proper steps identified to control pumpkin disease

I was recently asked about disease control programs for pumpkins. The following was modified from an article by Kate Everts in 2019 that I have added updated fungicide recommendations and additional information about certain diseases.... more »

All additional outstanding shares of Isagro S.p.A. to be purchased by Gowan

Yuma, Arizona-based Gowan Co. LLC announced July 7 the end of the acceptance period of the mandatory tender offer on all of the ordinary shares of Isagro S.p.A. not already owned by Gowan. Currently, Gowan... more »

Markus Heldt appointed independent director for Biotalys

Biotalys, an agricultural technology company focused on addressing food protection challenges to enable a more sustainable and safer food supply, has announced the appointment of Markus Heldt to the board as independent director, effective July... more »

University of Kentucky’s July Spray Clinic opens registration

The University of Kentucky will host a spray clinic July 15 at the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center in Princeton as part of its Kentucky Agricultural Training School. During the clinic, University of... more »

Pennsylvania vegetable disease update includes downy mildew sighting

Downy mildew was confirmed June 29 on cucumber in a commercial field in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The field was likely infected around the same time as the reports last week in New Jersey and Maryland... more »

Impatients Necrotic Spot Virus on desert lettuce topic of hybrid workshop

Impatients Necrotic Spot Virus was detected in spring 2021 on lettuce in the Western desert of the U.S. Although the disease did not have a significant impact in most fields, the impact of Impatients Necrotic... more »

Longbow EC herbicide and harvest aid launched by Nufarm

Nufarm Americas Inc. has announced the launch of Longbow EC, the latest in Nufarm’s portfolio of herbicides and harvest aids, helping growers achieve with cleaner crops at harvest time and providing weed management by controlling... more »

‘Innovation Award’ for student teams marks Wilbur-Ellis 100th anniversary

As the culmination of a year-long celebration of its 100th anniversary, Wilbur-Ellis is launching the "Wilbur-Ellis Innovation Award," a program that engages young people in finding innovative ways to feed a growing world population and... more »

Current Issue

Old Dominion Organic Farms has tobacco history, organic is the future

Pythium in cucurbits: Temperature decides species

Small grower goes big in sustainable packaging effort

Getting started with greenhouse tomatoes is EXPO topic

Meet the Fruit & Vegetable 40 Under Forty Class of 2021

Farm Market column: Seek a brand that builds positive customer response

Notes from the Farm column: Machine maintenance proceeds amid world’s woes

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: A show of hands outlines US farm labor trends

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