Crop Protection

12 counties added to Pennsylvania’s spotted lanternfly quarantine

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today announced that twelve counties have been added to Pennsylvania's spotted lanternfly quarantine zone ahead of the 2020 spring hatch. With this addition, the quarantine for this invasive pest is now at 26... more »

 Helm Agro US hires Drew Stevenson as regional sales manager

Helm Agro US Inc., a global manufacturer of high-quality crop protection and fertilizer products, announces the hiring of Drew Stevenson as regional sales manager for the Western Corn Belt. In his new role, Stevenson will... more »

Wilbur-Ellis Co. launches new adjuvant Efficax

Wilbur-Ellis Co., a precision agriculture, crop protection, seed and nutritional products company, has launched Efficax, an adjuvant that helps growers optimize soil-applied residual herbicides. Efficax  is a soil retention adjuvant that helps growers' spray applications last... more »

Study: Ampersand adjuvant system boosts three codling moth products

Attune Agriculture, makers of Ampersand adjuvant system, have released a new study demonstrating how their patented adjuvant can help in the fight against codling moth, one of the most prevalent insect pests of apples and... more »

Warm winter renews concerns about orchard chill in California

National Public Radio highlighted a growing concern for San Joaquin Valley tree fruit and nut farmers - diminishing winter chill in an age of climate change. "Warm winters mess with nut trees' sex lives," reported... more »

Ag Innovations Conference in California to focus on crop care March 18

The 4th Annual Ag Innovations Conference and Trade Show will be held March 18 in Santa Maria. This year the focus will be on comprehensive crop care. With the underlying principle of integrated pest management,... more »

Washington state pesticide program wins national safety training award

Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA's) Technical Services and Education Program (TSEP) earned a national innovation award and accolades as “one of the most robust pesticide safety training programs in the nation” at The Pesticide... more »

Atticus releases insect growth regulators for specialty crops

Atticus, LLC, a branded-generic crop protection manufacturer, announces a suite of insect growth regulator products for Southeastern and Western specialty-crop growers. These products, for use on citrus, vegetables, cotton, tree nuts, stone fruit, and more,... more »


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