Crop Protection

Summit Agro USA’s Timorex Gold registered in California

Summit Agro USA has received registration in California for Timorex Gold, a natural botanical broad-spectrum fungicide. Timorex Gold is the world’s leading biofungicide and used in nearly 40 countries worldwide. It provides strong control of... more »

California invasive species threats outlined

When insects, weeds, animals and diseases enter California from elsewhere in the nation or world, they can cause economic losses to agricultural crops and ecological damage to the state's natural areas. Ultimately, invasive species affect... more »

Virosoft CP4 adds label for oriental fruit moth control

BioTEPP, a biotech company, recently received approval from the EPA to add the oriental fruit moth (OFM) to the list of insect pests that can be controlled by its biopesticide, Virosoft CP4. Agronomist Michel Tremblay,... more »

Syngenta’s Davison to lead strategic business area for North America

Syngenta has appointed Chris Davison as head, business sustainability for North America, effective June 1. Davison, previously head of corporate and government affairs for Syngenta in Canada, is relocating from Guelph, Ontario, to Washington, D.C.... more »

Corteva separates from DowDuPont to form pure-play agriculture company

Corteva successfully completed its separation from DowDuPont, becoming a leading, global pure-play agriculture company that offers the complete solutions farmers need to maximize yield and profitability. Corteva Agriscience launches today with global scale and a... more »

Managing SWD in berries focus of June 5 Michigan event

Michigan State University Extension and Michigan Food and Farming Systems invite growers, field managers, pest consultants and everyone involved in insect pest management in blueberries, raspberries and strawberries to attend our first 2019 SWD IPM... more »

Virginians eye spotted lanternfly; ways to stop its spread

Last week, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services established a quarantine for the City of Winchester and Frederick County in an effort to prevent the spread of spotted lanternfly, an invasive pest first detected in Winchester... more »

New diagnostic methods for apple fire blight introduced

Agdia of Elkhart, Indiana, has commercialized an Elisa assay for detection of Erwinia amylovora, the causal agent of fire blight on apple and pear. Erwinia amylovora is a gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium that causes fire blight... more »


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