Crop Protection

Kemin Crop Technologies hires Michael Hull as technical services manager

Kemin Industries has hired Michael Hull, formerly of Mycorrhizal Applications, as technical services manager for Kemin Crop Technologies, the business unit focused on providing crop protection and crop health solutions for commercial specialty crops. [caption... more »

Yara expands Southeast distribution support with Port Canaveral port

To further support retail partners and growers across Florida, Yara North America will now distribute their flagship calcium-based nitrogen and other Premium Products through Ambassador Services International located at Port Canaveral, Florida. The first Yara... more »

Biobest acquires ownership of Beneficial Insectary Inc. of California

Beneficial Insectary Inc., a North America independent producer of beneficial insects and mites, and Biobest Group NV, a  biocontrol and pollination today jointly announced that Biobest Group NV – through its subsidiary Biobest USA, Inc.... more »

Horticulture explores genetics of resistance to fire blight in apples

Sarah Kostick, Ph.D., is making great strides in the world of apple breeding at Washington State University. By investigating resistance/susceptibility to fire blight in apples to enable more efficient development of apple varieties with resistance... more »

Virtual workshops on Integrated Weed Management to be offered

Integrated Weed Management workshops organized by Virginia Tech, University of Delaware, and University of Maryland will be held virtually via Zoom on Dec. 8 (first half of the meeting) and Dec. 15 (second half of the... more »

Syngenta launches Spiropidion, an insecticide active ingredient

Syngenta Crop Protection has unveiled Spiropidion, a new insect control technology that will help growers protect their crops against damaging sucking pests in an effective and environmentally sustainable manner. According to a news release, sucking... more »

Heliae Agriculture welcomes new regional sales managers

Continuing to widen their soil health footprint in North America, Heliae Agriculture is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to the U.S. sales team who will help to lead sales initiatives in... more »

Texas A&M researchers make breakthrough in fighting agricultural plant diseases

Texas A&M AgriLife researchers have made a discovery that will help combat fastidious pathogens, which cost U.S. agriculture alone billions of dollars annually. For the past few years, Kranthi Mandadi, a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist and associate... more »


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