Crop Protection

MSU stresses importance of spring herbicide application in fruit trees

Effectively managing weeds is critical and one of the most important steps in the production of fruit trees. Weeds can directly impact fruit yield and quality by competing with trees for water, nutrients and light.... more »

Summit Agro USA has new website, touts Verdepryn insecticide, Timorex Act fungicide

Summit Agro USA has launched a new website designed from the ground up to be a solutions-centric tool for growers, dealers, consultants and PCAs. "We surveyed our customers and distribution partners about website resources. What we found was that these... more »

Stoller has organic product to control invasive spotted lanternfly

Stoller USA, a plant health company, announced the addition of the spotted lanternfly to the Golden Pest Spray Oil label for conventional and organic use on the spotted lanternfly egg masses before they hatch. Spotted... more »

EcoSwing Botanical Fungicide from Gowan Co. included in FRAC Group BM01

Gowan USA announced March 31 that EcoSwing Botanical Fungicide has been listed by the Fungicide Resistance Action Committee (FRAC) as a group BM01 fungicide. The BM group is a recent addition to the FRAC code... more »

AgBiome named a 2020 Thrive Top 50 growth stage company

AgBiome Inc., which develops products from microbes isolated from the soil microbiome, announced for the third year in a row the company has been included in the Thrive Top 50 Report, an annual ranking of... more »

Helm Agro US Hires Jeff Ezell as regional sales manager

Helm Agro US Inc., a global manufacturer of high-quality crop protection and fertilizer products, announces the hiring of Jeff Ezell as regional sales manager for the central Corn Belt territory. In his new position with... more »

Kentucky has new guidance for pesticide applicator licenses due to COVID-19

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) is releasing new guidance regarding the testing, certification, and licensure of all pesticide operators and applicators regulated in the Commonwealth of Kentucky in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. All... more »

First apple scab spores of the 2020 season detected in Pennsylvania

Growers throughout Pennsylvania are experiencing different stages of bud development. The southern half of the state is in some stage of green-tip, whereas the northern half is in silver-tip. Green-tip on Gala occurred on March... more »


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