Crop Protection

Michigan pesticide applicators receive temporary emergency license extension

Pesticide applicators in Michigan are required to be licensed to apply restricted use pesticides (RUPs) on their own properties or commercially on others’ property. Licenses are categorized as either private applicators, for those growing agricultural... more »

Marrone gears up for growth with addition of sales and marketing veterans

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: MBII), a sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions company, announced April 21 the addition of Tim Knight, senior director of sales and account management and Angela Keyser, senior strategic marketing... more »

Attune Agriculture’s Ampersand adjuvant now available in California

Attune Agriculture announced April 17 that its OMRI listed adjuvant, Ampersand, is now available for sale and use in California. Ampersand is made with only food-grade ingredients, and works differently than other adjuvants currently on... more »

Supplemental label issued for Verdepryn to control blueberry stem gall wasp

The new insecticide Verdepryn is a diamide insecticide based on the active ingredient cyclaniliprole. This is already labeled for use in blueberry against cutworms, fruitworms, Japanese beetle, blueberry maggot and other insect pests. The company... more »

Preharvest fungicide from Sym-Agro ‘effectively manages postharvest diseases’

Sym-Agro’s Cinnerate broad-spectrum fungicide now gives high-value conventional and organic fruit growers a new tool to protect their fruit during shipping and storage. “Post-harvest fruit rot diseases present a significant challenge for growers, as most... more »

MSU stresses importance of spring herbicide application in fruit trees

Effectively managing weeds is critical and one of the most important steps in the production of fruit trees. Weeds can directly impact fruit yield and quality by competing with trees for water, nutrients and light.... more »

Summit Agro USA has new website, touts Verdepryn insecticide, Timorex Act fungicide

Summit Agro USA has launched a new website designed from the ground up to be a solutions-centric tool for growers, dealers, consultants and PCAs. "We surveyed our customers and distribution partners about website resources. What we found was that these... more »

Stoller has organic product to control invasive spotted lanternfly

Stoller USA, a plant health company, announced the addition of the spotted lanternfly to the Golden Pest Spray Oil label for conventional and organic use on the spotted lanternfly egg masses before they hatch. Spotted... more »


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