Crop Protection

Arrigoni has solutions against hail, excessive heat in Bordeaux vineyards

Arrigoni’s range of solutions for defending winegrapes protects crops from adverse weather conditions, more and more unpredictable and harmful even for prestigious wine crops. According to a news release, as well as being very practical... more »

Vive Crop Protection leadership team poised for future growth

Vive Crop Protection announces that David Rummel has joined the leadership team as VP, business development and existing leadership team member Jeffrey Buchholz has been promoted to general counsel. Rummel will be responsible for developing... more »

Managing your bin piles for increased codling moth control

Codling moth larvae that will overwinter leave the fruit in the fall, around harvest, and seek overwintering sites. Once they find a location, they spin a protective hibernaculum (cocoon) that provides shelter until spring when... more »

New MDARD emergency rule extends pesticide applicator credentials to Dec. 31

An emergency rule filed by Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Gary McDowell extends pesticide applicator credentials with an expiration date of Dec. 31, 2019 to Dec. 31, 2020. MDARD filed this... more »

Battle against the highly invasive spotted lanternfly heats up in Virginia

When the highly invasive spotted lanternfly was first discovered in the woods surrounding Kate Reed’s Winchester, Virginia, home, it occurred in such small numbers that finding it required a short trip and careful observation in... more »

Spotted lanternfly found in Jefferson County, Ohio

A population of the invasive spotted lanternfly (SLF) has been found in Mingo Junction just south of Steubenville, Ohio, along the Ohio River. The initial report came from a resident who spotted a dead adult... more »

EPA limits enforcement of pesticide application boundaries

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Oct. 29 finalized a rule that narrows the areas where farmers are required to limit human presence during the application of pesticides. The agency’s new regulation makes it so that rules... more »

India meal moth, related pests controlled by Cidetrak from Trécé

Trécé Inc., a manufacturer of pheromone and kairomone based insect trap and lure based monitoring systems and mating disruption products for insect control, announced the introduction of a new mating-disruption (MD) product designed to control... more »


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