Crop Protection

EPA makes decision to register new uses for the insecticide sulfoxaflor

EPA is registering new uses for the insecticide sulfoxaflor and restoring previously registered uses. The agency said in a news release this decision is backed by substantial data and ensures that when used according to... more »

Marrone Bio offers biocontrols program for California growers

Marrone Bio Innovations, a leading developer of bio-based products for pest management and plant health, recently launched a program developed for California growers, BioUnite. BioUnite will help growers with integrated pest management programs “that harness... more »

Certis USA introduces Firefighter for protection against fire and harvester ants

Certis USA, the leader in biopesticides, has expanded their portfolio of effective insect bait products with the introduction of Firefighter Fire Ant Bait, a spinosad product with an innovative mode of action that shows proven... more »

BASF’s Revysol fungicide receives EPA registration 

BASF received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for Revysol fungicide, its newest active ingredient (AI). The first and only isopropanol azole of its kind in the market, the AI provides fast-acting and long-lasting... more »

Vive Crop Protection co-founder Darren Anderson to assume CEO role

Vive Crop Protection's Darren Anderson will step into the role of CEO effective July 1, 2019. Darren Anderson   Anderson was most recently the president of Vive Crop Protection and is one of the co-founders... more »

Marrone Bio allowed key claims for Grandevo WDG

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ:MBII) (MBI), a leading developer of biological crop protection and plant health solutions, has received a notice of allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for key claims covering the... more »

Managing bird damage on fruit farms

Many birds, especially robins, starlings, cedar waxwings and grackles, eat fruit –wild or farmed – when it is available. Robins generally feed as individuals, waxwings in small flocks up to 10 birds, while grackles and... more »

Chlorpropham (CIPC) officially banned by European Union

The European Commission will no longer allow the use of the herbicide chlorpropham (CIPC) as of Jan. 1, 2020. The European Potato Processors Association (EUPPA) reported the development to its members June 18. Chlorpropham is a... more »


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