Crop Protection

USDA’s Census of Agriculture depends on you

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is conducting the 2022 Census of Agriculture. Every five years, the USDA seeks information from producers in all 50 states. The department issued survey codes to all known agriculture producers... more »

Corteva to acquire biologicals company Stoller

Corteva Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Houston-based Stoller Group, an independent biologicals company. With operations and sales in more than 60 countries and forecasted revenues of more than $400 million in 2022,... more »

Washington State Wine Commission opens research grant program

The Washington State Wine Commission (WSWC) is soliciting research grant proposals for fiscal year 2024 (July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024). The competitive research grant program fund short-term and intermediate research projects. Submittals will... more »

Vaccine partnership deal inked for Botanical Solution

A discovery from agriculture is being used for human disease prevention. Botanical Solution Inc. (BSI), a botanical products provider, has entered into a partnership agreement to accelerate production of an ingredient to help strengthen vaccines.... more »

Group recognizes highly-cited MSU entomology professor

Rufus Isaacs, a professor of entomology at Michigan State University, has been recognized by Clarivate Analytics through its Highly Cited Researchers List for 2022. The honor identifies individuals across the globe who have demonstrated significant... more »

Verdant Robotics closes $46.5 million funding round

Verdant Robotics has closed a $46.5 million Series A funding to scale its advanced robotic technology and accelerate broad adoption of its regenerative and precision ag solutions. Lead investor Cleveland Avenue was joined by DCVC... more »

Bioengineering company brings on ag tech expert

Renaissance BioScience Corp., a leader in bioengineering for the global agriculture and food industries, has retained S. Brad Griffith to assist it in commercializing its RNA production and oral delivery platform technology applications for agricultural... more »

WSU presents pear IPM workshop

Washington State University Extension and the university’s Pear Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Team will present an intensive workshop on effective IPM for pears. The workshop is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pacific Dec. 14 at... more »

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From the orchard to TikTok

New Michigan Hort Society president secures his niche

Specialty crop ‘ambassadors’ take time to explain farming

FIRA-USA agriculture robotic show photos

Texas conference helps growers battle pests, weeds

Tart cherry industry seeks brand protections

PickTrace labor management expands services

USDA specialty crop, organic insurance expands

Michigan blueberry growers absorb latest tips

New small fruit specialist joins MSU

UF evaluates grapes for Florida winemaking

Cherry Marketing Institute expanding export markets

H-2A program in need of repair

Hyper-local and the next generation customer

Pecan trees and a happy surprise in the  barn

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