Crop Protection

Marrone Bio signs with Anasac Chile for Grandevo, Venerate bioinsecticides in Chile

Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc.  (NASDAQ: MBII) (MBI), a provider of effective and environmentally responsible pest management and plant health products, announced today the signing of a commercial agreement with Anasac Chile S.A. to develop and... more »

USDA gives $1.9M to Washington state for agricultural pest protection

USDA is allocating $1.9 million to Washington state as part of its effort to strengthen the nation’s infrastructure for pest detection and surveillance, identification, and threat mitigation, and to safeguard the U.S. nursery production system.... more »

Kemin Crop Technologies, Laboratoire M2 partner to distribute Thymox Control

Kemin Crop Technologies, the Kemin Industries business unit focused on providing crop protection and crop health solutions for specialty crops and commercial greenhouses, has announced a strategic partnership agreement with Laboratoire M2, a Canada-based technology... more »

George Bird to receive 2020 CANR Distinguished Faculty Award at ANR Week

George W. Bird, Ph.D., will receive the 2020 Michigan State University (MSU) College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) Distinguished Faculty Award during ANR Week on March 6. The Distinguished Faculty Award recognizes faculty members... more »

APHIS expands European cherry fruit fly quarantine in Orleans County, NY

Effective Jan. 8, 2020, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets (NYSDAM) expanded the European cherry fruit fly (ECFF) quarantine to include all of... more »

12 counties added to Pennsylvania’s spotted lanternfly quarantine

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today announced that twelve counties have been added to Pennsylvania's spotted lanternfly quarantine zone ahead of the 2020 spring hatch. With this addition, the quarantine for this invasive pest is now at 26... more »

 Helm Agro US hires Drew Stevenson as regional sales manager

Helm Agro US Inc., a global manufacturer of high-quality crop protection and fertilizer products, announces the hiring of Drew Stevenson as regional sales manager for the Western Corn Belt. In his new role, Stevenson will... more »

Wilbur-Ellis Co. launches new adjuvant Efficax

Wilbur-Ellis Co., a precision agriculture, crop protection, seed and nutritional products company, has launched Efficax, an adjuvant that helps growers optimize soil-applied residual herbicides. Efficax  is a soil retention adjuvant that helps growers' spray applications last... more »


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