Crop Protection

TetraCURB Organic introduced by Kemin Crop Technologies

Kemin Crop Technologies, an initiative of Kemin Industries focused on providing innovative solutions for commercial growers, recently launched TetraCURB Organic, a new OMRI-Listed foliar spray miticide and repellent for use on all crops. TetraCURB Organic provides... more »

Are you spraying your cherry trees enough?

In the Pacific Northwest, industry standards to apply the amount of fungicides are generally variable but do not exceed 200 gallons per acre. The application volume is usually tuned to specific training systems, tree height,... more »

Report: MSU researchers among most highly cited

Seven Michigan State University (MSU) researchers have been recognized in the Highly Cited Researchers List, an annual compilation of the global leaders in scientific influence by Clarivate Analytics. The highlighted researchers represent the renowned programs... more »

Pesticides training program benefiting Georgia growers

A state program aimed at teaching farmers and other pesticide applicators how to properly apply pesticides continues to limit pesticide drift in Georgia. The educational training system, called “Using Pesticides Wisely,” was created by University... more »

Grapevine virus testing services at MSU starts in summer 2019

Following a grapevine virus survey in Michigan, several economically important viruses were detected throughout the state with the potential to affect the sustained production of quality grapes and wine. Growers and vineyard managers should regularly... more »

Nichino America has new insecticide for specialty crops

PQZ insecticide from Nichino America, Inc. has been granted a U.S. EPA label expansion for food crop use, the company announced today. PQZ is a new insecticide for control of piercing and sucking insect pests... more »

IRAC approves new mode of action for Vestaron’s SPEAR bioinsecticide

The Insect Resistance Action Committee (IRAC) has approved a novel “nerve and muscular” mode-of-action code for the Vestaron Corporation’s SPEAR bioinsecticide. The Kalamazoo, Michigan-based Vestaron is a bioinsecticides company initially focused on a class of peptides... more »

State agencies give year-end update on spotted lanternfly

On Nov. 26, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture provided a year-end update on the state’s efforts to control the spread of the spotted lanternfly, and joined the Game Commission and Sen. Judy Schwank, D-Berks, Minority... more »


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