Crop Protection

California accepting applications for two pesticide grant programs

The California Department of Food and Agriculture is now accepting grant applications for its Biologically Integrated Farming Systems Program and its Proactive Integrated Pest Management Solutions Program, administered by the Office of Pesticide Consultation and... more »

Ampersand, Accomplice adjuvant eyed by growers during herbicide shortage

Attune Agriculture, the leader in developing performance based agricultural products using hydrocolloid technology, joins growers and distributors in the ag community on one of its biggest challenges in the last 50 years: a major shortage... more »

Tennessee continues with grant focused on integrated pest management

“It’s pest management the right way,” said Heather Kelly, plant pathologist at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, “With integrated pest management, we are managing pests with more than one tool, only when you... more »

Vole control: How to reduce damage to orchards

{Sponsored} Of all the pests that can plague an orchard, voles can cause a significant amount of damage before growers even know there’s a problem — and by the time they realize there is, it... more »

Biotalys adds Patrick McDonnell as chief business officer

Biotalys, an agtech company focused on addressing food protection challenges to enable a more sustainable and safer food supply, announced Sept. 30 the appointment of Patrick McDonnell as chief business officer, effective Oct. 4,. McDonnell... more »

NEWA 3.0 to complete transition by early October

After four years of intensive planning and development, the New York State IPM Program announced that NEWA 3.0 will make its final transition on or around Oct. 1. The final steps have involved many months... more »

Semios raises $100M in capital to expand agtech platform globally

Semios a precision-farming platform, announced Sept. 29 it has raised $100 million in funding led by Morningside Group, a Boston-based private equity and venture capital firm committed to investing in socially responsible businesses. This funding... more »

Grant targets economically, environmentally effective Texas IPM outreach

Pest management outreach to both rural and urban audiences in Texas will be expanded and improved thanks to a federal grant awarded to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extenson Service. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. The... more »

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