Crop Protection

FarmSense to release 1,000 pest control FlightSensor units in California

Agtech startup FarmSense is releasing 1,000 of its FlightSensor units in a limited product launch of the award-winning real-time pest monitoring and identification device. The units will be distributed to select commercial pest advisors, farm... more »

Vestaron expands leadership team with new hires

Vestaron has announced three new additions to its leadership team: Juan Estupinan, as chief financial officer; Dawn de los Santos, as vice president ofpeople; and Jeff Tuckis as vice president, corporate development. This announcement comes... more »

Viticulture Field Day returns to SW Michigan Research and Extension Center

The Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center’s (SWMREC) Viticulture Field Day is July 27. The Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center hosts its Viticulture Field Day on July 27. Photo: Michigan... more »

Florida’s state budget increases university ag research funds

When Florida’s state budget takes effect on July 1, it will include funding for University of Florida agricultural research. The university’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) will receive a $3.6 million increase to... more »

First UF blackberry day shows challenges, opportunities

At Florida’s inaugural blackberry field day, growers discussed challenges of the crop, which is experiencing increasing consumer demand. During the May 25 event at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ (UF/IFAS)... more »

OSU Extension set to release wasp that targets SWD

After 12 years of research, a parasitic wasp that controls a highly destructive fruit fly will be released by Oregon State University agricultural scientists in June. Vaughn Walton, Extension entomologist and professor in the College... more »

AgBiome receives designation as Certified B Corporation

AgBiome, Inc., an agricultural innovator dedicated to improving the world through microbial solutions, has been named a Certified B Corporation, or B Corp. AgBiome is among the first agricultural biotech organizations, and the only one... more »

Valent BioSciences plans Iowa facility expansion

Valent BioSciences LLC plans to expand its biorational manufacturing facility in Osage, Iowa, meet increasing demand for its biorational products and the introduction of new products requiring more capacity. Construction will begin this summer and... more »

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