Crop Protection

Ohio pesticide and fertilizer applicator recertification webinars set

Ohio growers with private applicator licenses have had fewer seats and opportunities to re-certify in pesticides or fertilizers because of COVID-19 meeting restrictions. On Thursday, March 25, they can accomplish one or both in live... more »

North American Crop Protection headquarters site selected by Syngenta

Syngenta announced March 16 it has selected its current campus location on Swing Road in Greensboro, North Carolina, to redevelop its North American Crop Protection headquarters. The announcement follows a comprehensive assessment of the company’s... more »

Registration for use in California set for Harvanta, Verdepryn insecticides

Summit Agro USA has announced that the California Department of Pesticide Regulation has recently granted registration approval for two insecticides containing the active ingredient cyclapryn. These ground-breaking insecticides are Harvanta and Verdepryn. These IRAC 28... more »

STARSKii, CART technology by Bioline Agrosciences improves biocontrol

Bioline Agrosciences, well known for innovation in product and technology, is launching CART (Climate Adapted Release Technology) to further strengthen its commitment to growers and farmers and the environment. According to a news release, the... more »

Work group to boost adoption of safer, sustainable pest control in California

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation and California Department of Food and Agriculture launch a broad new work group to accelerate the systemwide adoption of safer, sustainable pest control practices. According to a news release,... more »

Botanical Solution, Syngenta link touts botanical-based biofungicide expansion

Botanical Solution Inc.  and Syngenta, two companies which are closely aligned in their commitment to innovation and sustainability in agriculture, have reached an agreement to commercialize BSI’s first product in Peru and Mexico. The two companies... more »

Agreement gives Summit Agro sole rights to Seipasa S.A.’s products for sale in US

Two leading players in the biologicals crop protection space have announced an exclusive distributorship arrangement. Summit Agro USA will now have the sole rights to Seipasa S.A.’s products for sale in the United States based... more »

Gowan to ourchase corporate capital of Peimme, which controls Isagro

Gowan Co. announced March 7 that it has entered into a binding agreement to purchase all shares of Piemme S.r.l from Giorgio Basile and the other shareholders. Piemme S.r.l is the controlling shareholder of Isagro... more »

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