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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Vegalab exercises option to buy The Agronomy Group

Vegalab US reported in a filing with the SEC that it exercised an option to acquire the The Agronomy Group. The Agronomy Group (TAG), located in Tular... more »

Syngenta, NRGene expand collaboration

Syngenta, an agrochemical and seed company, and NRGene, a genomic big data company, have continued to advance their cooperation in breeding and trait ... more »

Pesticide applications near schools regulated in California

California has adopted regulations that address agricultural pesticide applications near public K-12 schools and licensed child day care centers (coll... more »

BioSafe Systems updates SaniDate 15.0 label

Field-to-packing product provider BioSafe Systems' SaniDate 15.0 product received a critical label enhancement for the treatment of process water used... more »

Marrone Bio’s Grandevo WDG bioinsecticide available in California

Marrone Bio Innovations (NASDAQ: MBII) (MBI), a provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for agriculture, turf and ornamental a... more »

National team to give latest info on biological control of SWD

A team of researchers from across the United States, including those from Michigan State University Department of Entomology, has been collaborating ... more »

AgroFresh Solutions invests $10 million in It’s Fresh!

AgroFresh Solutions, a company specializing in produce freshness solutions has invested $10 million for a 15 percent ownership stake in and entered ... more »

Agrothermal’s Baker to lead viticultural sales in North America

Agrothermal Systems has added Patrick Baker as vice president of sales, North America. “We are thrilled to have found someone with such vast industr... more »

Mildew Control product touts all-natural treatment

Palm Beach, Florida-based Vegalab has introduced its reformulated Mildew Control product. Mildew Control is a natural geraniol based pesticide that us... more »

Mexican fruit fly quarantine issued in part of San Diego County

A portion of San Diego County has been placed under quarantine for the Mexican fruit fly following the detection of seven flies within the City of... more »

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