Crop Protection

Gretchen Pettis of BioSafe Systems goes to Pacific Northwest

Gretchen Pettis of BioSafeSystems will be donning a new hat within the company this year. In tandem with her role as an entomologist, Pettis will be providing technical support to the Pacific Northwest region of... more »

Executive leadership appointments announced at Valent group of companies

Sumitomo Chemical Company, parent company of Valent U.S.A and Valent BioSciences, has announced senior executive appointments, effective April 1. Matt Plitt, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Valent U.S.A. since 2014, has been... more »

Registration opens for Washington winegrape phylloxera webinar

Growers can register for an April 20 WAVEx web seminar designed to show winegrape growers how to assess, deal with and prepare for phylloxera insects in their vineyards. The free Washington Advancements in Viticulture and... more »

2022 SOAR Award winners announced by IR-4 Project

The IR-4 Project announced April 6 the winners of the 2022 SOAR Award. The SOAR Award, presented by the IR-4 Project, honors external partners who exemplify the areas of Service, Outreach, Altruism and Research while... more »

Corteva distributor for microbe-based nitrogen fixation product

Corteva Agriscience has been named the exclusive distributor of a nitrogen-fixation product for both specialty growers and row crop farmers by biotechnological company Symborg, the companies announced March 31. The agreement builds on established collaborations... more »

Leadership panel set for Adjuvants and Inerts Conference

Senior executives from the largest national crop protection product distributors will participate in person on May 19 on a panel moderated by Brett Sciotto, CEO of Aimpoint Research, to share their vision of the industry... more »

Biopesticide KitoGreen earns EPA approval

KitoZyme has been granted approval for its KitoGreen products by the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) as biopesticides for multiple applications and crops. KitoGreen is a unique technology that has been developed by KitoZyme to... more »

Cranberry weed impact studied by researchers

Precision weed management offers cranberry growers the potential to increase yields and reduce input costs by using decision-making tools to decide when herbicide applications are warranted, said Jed Colquhoun, professor and integrated pest management director... more »

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