Crop Protection

Growers aided by Pierce’s disease funding

The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) praised the recent inclusion of a $5 million one-year augmentation for the Pierce’s Disease Control Program (PDCP) in the 2017-18 state budget,... more

Crop load, better nutrient management curb bitter pit

Multiple years of studies in Pennsylvania grower orchards are providing additional clues for managing Honeycrisp in the orchard to prevent bitter pit following ... more

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Mediterranean fruit fly eradicated from Los Angeles County

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Los Angeles County Agricult... more »

Fungicides applied at bloom may reduce fruit set in grapes

Figure 1. Grape cluster weight at harvest in response to a single fungicide application at full bloom in Concord grapes in Michigan in 2013. ... more »

New Delegate and Entrust labels allow for one-day PHI in bushberry crops

Dow AgroSciences has released new labels for their spinosyn insecticides Delegate and Entrust used in the bushberry crop group. These labels increase ... more »

Label expanded for use of Abamex on specialty crops

With an updated label for the insecticide Abamex from Nufarm, more specialty crops can benefit from the product’s control of pysllids, mites, leafmi... more »

Crop load, better nutrient management curb bitter pit

Multiple years of studies in Pennsylvania grower orchards are providing additional clues for managing Honeycrisp in the orchard to prevent bitter pit ... more »

Studies show dust can affect weed control with glyphosate

Glyphosate is one of the most widely used herbicides in the United States (including in tree fruits) for the post-emergent weed manage... more »

Bayer’s Grow On initiative aims to help communicate sustainable practices

Bayer introduces Grow On, an initiative to provide growers with tools to identify, implement and communicate sustainable farming practices. Grow On pr... more »

Tour observantly through orchards to detect potato leafhopper

Potato leafhopper (PLH) does not overwinter in the northeast but instead migrates on thermals (warm air masses) from the south. It is generally a more... more »

AMVAC acquires crop protection lines from Adama

American Vanguard on June 6 announced that its wholly owned subsidiary AMVAC Chemical Corp. (AMVAC) has completed the acquisition of three crop prote... more »

Deer damage targeted with funds allocated in New Jersey

New Jersey Agriculture Secretary Douglas H. Fisher announced June 6 that the State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) has approved $456,122 in ... more »


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