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U.S. AgTech innovation recognized by Irish foundation

Eamonn Keogh, distinguished professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of California-Riverside, and John Hartnett, founder and CEO of SVG Ventures|THRIVE, have received honors for exceptional contributions to research and innovation.... more »

UCANR nematode workshop scheduled   

The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources (UCANR) is offering a workshop focused on nematodes. The workshop is scheduled for March 26 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. The event is designed to provide... more »

Sustainable pest management winegrape webinar focus

An upcoming webinar is deigned to inform winegrape growers about recent research on biological control in winegrapes. The WAVEx webinar is scheduled for March 21 from 12:30–1:30 p.m. Pacific Time. The event is sponsored by... more »

Vestaron’s BASIN bioinsecticide approved by EPA

Vestaron Corp. has received approval for indoor/greenhouse use from the EPA for its second novel-acting peptide-based insecticide, BASIN. This approval marks a milestone in Vestaron's mission to revolutionize the agricultural crop protection industry by creating... more »

The buzz about the coming wave of cicadas

Do adult periodical cicadas actually feed on anything? The Entomological Society of America recently published a USDA-Agricultural Research Service analysis of DNA in Brood X cicadas’ gut contents. The periodical cicadas in the genus Magicicada... more »

MSU plans blueberry sessions, field demos

The 2024 Blueberry Kick Off meeting/ Field Demonstration event is scheduled for March 6 in Fennville, Michigan. The event is designed to deliver information on research and extension projects conducted in 2023 in support of... more »

Vive Crop Protection makes appointments

Vive Crop Protection has named a new Eastern U.S. sales manager, director of sustainability and stakeholder relations, and vice president of finance. With more than 25 years of experience in agriculture, Greg Esco brings a... more »

Syngenta, Lavie Bio team up to develop bioinsecticides

Syngenta Crop Protection and ag-biologicals company Lavie Bio Ltd. are partnering on the discovery and development of biological insecticidal solutions. The collaboration will leverage Lavie Bio's unique technology platform to rapidly identify and optimize bioinsecticide... more »

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