Crop Protection

Marrone Bio announces first sales of MAJESTENE bionematicide

Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI) announced its first sales of its latest product, MAJESTENE. The company also reports that MAJESTENE has been listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute and may now be used in... more »

Crown gall – a growing concern in vineyards

The past two winters have ramped up concerns about crown gall in Pennsylvania and other parts of the Northeast. Wine grape growers are discovering, many for the first time, the horrors of this disease and... more »

Marrone Bio launches new REGALIA biofungicide

Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. announced the launch and commercial availability of a new formulation of its REGALIA Biofungicide. REGALIA is a biofungicide for conventional and organic production that prevents and fights disease by triggering treated... more »

Summit on apple scab, fire blight management set for March 14

Red Tomato and the University of Massachusetts Amherst will host a summit on the advances and international practices in the management of apple scab and fire blight. The summit will take place on March 14... more »

Dale-Ila Riggs tackles tiny pest, earns Excellence in IPM award

The New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (NYS IPM) at Cornell University has awarded Dale-Ila Riggs, president of the New York Berry Growers Association, an Excellence in IPM award. Riggs was awarded for her leadership... more »

Stop BMSB releases video series on pest management

Stop BMSB, a university-led research project, has released a new video series on the integrated pest management of brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB). The videos provide research updates on the monitoring, trapping, management, and biological control... more »

UC to host workshops on IPM, EPA cancellation of chlorpyrifos

The University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) will host a series of workshops from Jan. 7 through Feb. 5 on new pesticide regulations and integrated pest management (IPM) decision-making. A critical... more »

Wilbur-Ellis announces new microbial products

Wilbur-Ellis recently announced the launch of its NUTRIO line of microbial products. The new line of biochemistry products aids in soil nutrition, aiming to improve plant health and yield potential, said a company press release.... more »

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