Pest Control

Bayer, Kimitec partner to speed development of biologicals

Bayer and Kimitec have formed a partnership focused on accelerating the development and commercialization of biological crop protection solutions and biostimulants. As part of a global agreement, the companies will work together to advance and... more »

Sym-Agro expands sales team with three managers

Sym-Agro Inc., Visalia, California, has hired three sales professionals for the Pacific Northwest and California. Shaun Lough, Jeremy R. Kenkel and Jon Martin have recently joined the company in sales management positions. “As our company... more »

CropX acquires irrigation company Tule Technologies

CropX Technologies, a global leader in digital solutions for agronomic farm management, has acquired Tule Technologies, a precision irrigation company based in California. This acquisition brings new data capture technologies to the CropX Agronomic Farm Management System and... more »

Tips for strawberry growers take center stage

After conducting more than 20 years of perennial strawberry soil health research, Marvin Pritts has identified strategies for growers who produce the finicky plants. Pritts, director of undergraduate studies for the SIPS Horticulture Section at... more »

Georgia produce group celebrates award winners at highly attended show

Attendance at the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference, which was Jan. 5-8 in Savannah, Georgia, was back to pre-pandemic numbers. Chris Butts, executive director of the Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Association (GFVGA), said attendance... more »

Avoid spreading tomato disease when transplanting

When tomato growers call in the winter, it is often to review last year’s production. I’m a plant pathologist, so when last year’s production is reviewed, we discuss tomato diseases. The foliar diseases we most... more »

Groundwork BioAg names new general manager

Groundwork BioAg, a global bioagriculture company, has named Andrew Duff as general manager for North America. Duff’s more than 20 years of experience in biostimulants, seed technology and U.S.... more »

2023 federal policy priorities set by state ag departments group

The group representing U.S. state agriculture departments, the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA), is releasing its federal policy objectives for 2023. NASDA members, the state commissioners, secretaries and directors of agriculture, hand-selected... more »

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Vegetable Growers News (VGN) May/June 2024 cover image

WSU AI program helps address water scarcity

Platform10 initiative focuses on pest, disease research

Farm market report: Inflation, farm input costs shape farm market prices

Nature’s Reward battles disease, pests through mechanization, biologicals

Fresh Views: Pollinator habitats

Successful succession

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