Crop Protection

Biologicals targeted by new business unit started by Gowan

Gowan Company has created a new business unit dedicated to biological development and innovation. As part of this initiative, Gowan has purchased the remaining shares of Colombia-based EcoFlora Agro SAS through its UK subsidiary and... more »

EPA approves Valent USA herbicide Fierce

Valent U.S.A. has launched Fierce MTZ Herbicide – a stand-alone liquid formulation that combines the company's leading herbicide, Fierce Herbicide, with the added benefit of metribuzin.  The company has received U.S. EPA approval, and first... more »

Spotted Lanternfly Preparedness Conference set

The University of Massachusetts Extension has scheduled a "Spotted Lanternfly Conference" for Feb. 7 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Milford, Massachusetts. The event will be held from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., will focus on the spotted... more »

United Phosphorus announces name change

United Phosphorus, or UPI, plans a name change to take effect Jan. 1, 2019. Starting in the new year, the company will be known as UPL NA, and adopt a logo with the new name.... more »

Award allows for WSU research on crop spray residue

Washington State University's Lav Khot will look to reduce reliance on broad spectrum pesticides that result in residues on food with an award from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR). “In... more »

Cutting pesticide spray residue on crops aim of grant, research

Reducing the use of broad-spectrum pesticides that leave residues on food marks the focus of a new research project led by Lav Khot, an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering at Washington... more »

Georgia gets $2 million to study organic management of SWD

The University of Georgia has been awarded a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture to develop organic methods of controlling the spotted wing drosophila (SWD). Ashfaq... more »

TetraCURB Organic introduced by Kemin Crop Technologies

Kemin Crop Technologies, an initiative of Kemin Industries focused on providing innovative solutions for commercial growers, recently launched TetraCURB Organic, a new OMRI-Listed foliar spray miticide and repellent for use on all crops. TetraCURB Organic provides... more »


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