Crop Protection

Valent BioSciences celebrates 50th anniversary of DiPel Biological Insecticide

Only a few crop protection products have stood the test of time as increasing regulations, resistant pests, and grower preferences have changed over the years. Yet DiPel Biological Insecticide stands alone as the leading lepidopteran... more »

Vestaron expands US sales force with new South-Central hire

Vestaron announced March 4 the appointment of  Jorge Moreno as territory sales manager for the South-Central United States, spanning Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and New Mexico. In addition, Moreno will coordinate business activities in Mexico as... more »

Liphatech’s Rozol brand celebrates 50-year anniversary

In 2021, the Rozol brand is celebrating the 50 year anniversary of the EPA registration of Liphatech’s first active ingredient chlorophacinone. Since 1971, farm communities have relied on Rozol to help manage field rodents. Today,... more »

Worker Protection Standard Train-the-Trainer Refresher Courses planned

The Washington State Tree Fruit Association, in cooperation with the Washington State Department of Agriculture, will hold four Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Train-the-Trainer Refresher Courses The sessions will be held on March 5 in Wenatchee,... more »

Potential apple maggot quarantine for Okanogan County is meeting topic

A meeting regarding a potential apple maggot quarantine for Washington states Okanogan County is set for Marc 3 from 1:30-3 p.m. PST. In 2020, Washington State Department of Agriculture... more »

UT Plant Sciences department head Scott Senseman named WSSA Fellow

Scott Senseman, professor and head of the University of Tennessee Department of Plant Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the Weed Science Society of America. According to a news release, the Weed Science Society... more »

Grower survey to assess herbicide drift damage in the North Central US

A special project group of the North Central Integrated Pest Management Center wants to learn about your concerns and experiences with herbicide drift. The group is surveying growers of fruits, vegetables and other specialty crops... more »

Operation Weed Eradication adds new coalition member

AGCO Corp., a designer, manufacture and distributor of agricultural machinery and solutions, announced March 1 that Raven Industries has joined AGCO and BASF as the newest Operation Weed Eradication coalition member to support farmers in... more »

Current Issue

Kansas peach grower puts focus on high-density output

FGN’s 60th Anniversary: Tree fruit rootstocks evolve over decades

Pear rootstocks for replant in presence of armillaria

Cover crops show effects on iron deficiency in pear

USHBC recognizes grower Tom Bodtke, other blueberry industry leaders

Technology highlights at IFTA show commercial potential

Autonomous sprayer available for orchards

Hybrid use puts Regev in ‘game-changer’ mode

Farm Market column: ‘Delighting’ the online customer ideal marketers’ goal

Notes from the Farm column: Taking out an old tree while navigating credit card scams

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Through good times and bad, neighbors help each other

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