Crop Protection

Cranberry school covers fruit rot, other threats

If Wisconsin cranberry growers had a higher incidence of fruit rot in 2016 than usual, should they intensify their fungicide spray program this coming season? Not necessarily, said University of Wisco... more

Reducing the risk of bitter pit in Honeycrisp apples

{Sponsored} Honeycrisp apples are the hardest to grow and the most prone to difficulties. Bitter pit, a disorder most commonly linked to calcium deficiencies... more

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AgBiome receives inaugural 2016 Innovation Award

AgBiome was recently named a most innovative startup by AgFunder as part of its Innovation Awards, a program created to recognize companies introducin... more »

Microbial solutions firm to debut new products

Founded in 2012 by six veteran plant scientists and entrepreneurs, biotechnology company AgBiome has grown to 75 employees. The operation is housed in... more »

Gowan’s METTLE fungicide receives label expansion

Gowan USA has received federally-approved label expansion for METTLE 125ME fungicide to include the crop groups fruiting vegetables and cucurbits. The... more »

Exclusion Netting Shields Blueberries From SWD

Dale-Ila Riggs of The Berry Patch in Stephentown, New York, describes the effectiveness of exclusion netting to combat spotted wing drosophila (S... watch »

ADAMA USA rolls out new insecticide for specialty crops

ADAMA received full EPA registration approval for new Cormoran insecticide in November and is now rolling out the insecticide in time for the 2017 sea... more »

Growers: It’s time to start crop protection planning for 2017

{Sponsored} Now that the 2016 grape growing season is behind us, it’s time to look ahead to the promise and possibility of 2017. And it all start... more »

Adverse weather won’t end Louisiana strawberry production

Despite floods, wind and freezing temperatures, some Louisiana strawberry producers are optimistic about the season. LSU AgCenter agent Whitney Wal... more »

Free webinar highlights chemical control of SWD

Members of the Sustainable Spotted Wing Drosophila Project will present an online webinar Jan. 25, from noon to 1 p.m., highlighting information about... more »

BVT begins commercial demonstrations in Florida

Bee Vectoring Technologies has entered into formal agreements with several U.S. strawberry growers to conduct large-scale commercial demonstrations of... more »

Isagro named exclusive US, Canada distributor for Taegro 2

Isagro USA has signed an agreement to exclusively distribute BioAg Alliance's Taegro 2 Biofungicide in the United States and Canada. The BioAg Allianc... more »


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