Crop Protection

EcoSwing Botanical Fungicide from Gowan Co. included in FRAC Group BM01

Gowan USA announced March 31 that EcoSwing Botanical Fungicide has been listed by the Fungicide Resistance Action Committee (FRAC) as a group BM01 fungicide. The BM group is a recent addition to the FRAC code... more »

AgBiome named a 2020 Thrive Top 50 growth stage company

AgBiome Inc., which develops products from microbes isolated from the soil microbiome, announced for the third year in a row the company has been included in the Thrive Top 50 Report, an annual ranking of... more »

Helm Agro US Hires Jeff Ezell as regional sales manager

Helm Agro US Inc., a global manufacturer of high-quality crop protection and fertilizer products, announces the hiring of Jeff Ezell as regional sales manager for the central Corn Belt territory. In his new position with... more »

Kentucky has new guidance for pesticide applicator licenses due to COVID-19

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) is releasing new guidance regarding the testing, certification, and licensure of all pesticide operators and applicators regulated in the Commonwealth of Kentucky in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. All... more »

First apple scab spores of the 2020 season detected in Pennsylvania

Growers throughout Pennsylvania are experiencing different stages of bud development. The southern half of the state is in some stage of green-tip, whereas the northern half is in silver-tip. Green-tip on Gala occurred on March... more »

Improved cranberry hybrids sought for Wisconsin growers

Lorraine Rodriguez-Bonilla spent two summers hiking through remote areas of northern Wisconsin and Minnesota searching for wild cranberries as part of an effort to develop cranberry hybrids better suited to growing in Wisconsin. Rodriguez-Bonilla shared... more »

Research seeks suppression of bitter pit

Focusing on the early season may help to moderate the “terrible scourge” of bitter pit in Honeycrisp apples, according to a tree fruit specialist with Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program. Research... more »

Michigan Apple Committee announces 2020 research funding

The Michigan Apple Committee board approved funding for 2020 research projects this month. Research is an important part of MAC’s mission. “Members of the MAC Board of Directors select growers to serve on the research... more »


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