Crop Protection

Appeals court shuts down use of chlorpyrifos pesticide

The ban will take away a tool that many growers are still using, and its manufacturer says that additional legal recourse is being considered.

But others in the industry say the action was overdue and there are softer chemicals and biological controls lined up to take chlorpyrifos’s place as a bug-killer.

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How to fight hard-to-kill codling moths in apples

The stakes are high for apple growers. A single worm burrowing into an apple makes it unmarketable for fresh sales and can even hurt processing sales.

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Helm Agro US gets California OK for Helmstar Plus SC fungicide

Tampa, Florida- based HELM Agro US, Inc. has received California Department of Pesticide Regulations (CDPR) approval for its Helmstar Plus SC fungic... more »

DowDuPont files statement for Corteva Agriscience

DowDuPont (NYSE:DWDP) filed Oct. 18 the initial Form 10 registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the separati... more »

Industry veteran Bucci joins AgBiome Innovations team

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="170"] Toni Bucci[/caption] AgBiome Innovations, the commercial arm of AgBiome bringing plant prote... more »

Options for Trapping Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs

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Wilbur-Ellis names Mark Ripato as new Agribusiness president

Wilbur-Ellis Co., a recognized leader in the marketing and distribution of crop protection, seed and nutritional products, as well as precision agricu... more »

UC ag webinar series offers continuing education credit

Continuing education credits required by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation will now be available from UC Cooperative Extension by part... more »

Certis USA completes production facility in California

Certis USA has completed construction and start-up of a new azadirachtin formulation and packaging facility located in its factory in Wasco, Californ... more »

Cultural management strategies to reduce orchard suitability for SWD

Manipulation of the tart cherry orchard environment to reduce suitability for spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) has been suggested as a promising new comp... more »

BASF’s Inscalis insecticide receives EPA registration

BASF received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for its Inscalis insecticide. The new insecticide controls piercing-sucking... more »

Spotted lanternfly on Washington invasive species priority list

The adult spotted lanternfly is a sight to behold; its wings are a tapestry of inky spots and delicate stripes underscored with broad patches of bold ... more »


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