Crop Protection

Biotalys appoints Ottevaere as CFO in preparation for global growth

Biotalys, a transformative food and crop protection company, announced July  9 the appointment of Wim Ottevaere as chief financial officer. Ottevaere joins the executive management team and will be based in Ghent. He will provide strategic... more »

Rantizo receives swarm application approval, first company to do so

Iowa City, Iowa-based Rantizo announced that it is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for operation of multiple drone swarms nationwide. This waiver allows for the safe operation of three autonomous drone sprayers by... more »

Lux Research: Integrated crop protection will become industry standard

Food loss and waste (FLW) currently causes an estimated $1 trillion in economic losses globally each year. This constitutes a major humanitarian crisis in addition to an economic one, leading the United Nations to set... more »

Mid-summer management of insect pests in fruit orchards outlined by PSU

In most Pennsylvania fruit orchards the first-generation activities of codling moth, tufted apple bud moth, or oblique-banded leafroller adult moths are almost over. It will take from two to four weeks before the second generation... more »

Marrone Bio appoints Kevin Helash as chief executive officer

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a sustainable bio-protection and plant health solutions company to global agricultural needs, announced July 6 the appointment of Kevin Helash as its new chief executive officer. Concurrent with joining the company,... more »

Newly discovered pathogen in NY apples causes bitter rot disease

In a study of New York state apple orchards, Cornell University plant pathologists have identified a new fungal pathogen that causes bitter rot disease in apples. In addition, a second related fungus known to cause... more »

Amy O’Shea named Certis USA CEO for biopesticide company

Amy O’Shea, president of Certis USA, has been named CEO while successfully completing the biopesticide leader’s management progression that was initiated in early 2020 when the planned CEO transition of Jow-Lih Su was announced and his... more »

Detecting emerging pesticide resistance in grapes

Fungal pathogens, like the ones present in many specialty crops, often change over time. This means, for example, that resistance to certain fungicides might also vary from year to year. Timothy... more »


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