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Growers learn about adopting regenerative practices

Regenerative agriculture involves growing healthier plants through improving soil health to reduce pest and weed pressures. Participants in the Soilcraft Regenerative Agriculture conference Jan. 16-17 in Pasco, Washington, learned about tools they can use to... more »

Certis Biologicals introduces biofungicide Kocide 50DF

Certis Biologicals has launched Kocide 50DF (copper hydroxide) to combat a variety of fungal plant diseases in specialty crops. Kocide 50DF enters the market with the same proven efficacy that growers have relied upon for generations,... more »

Bayer, Kimitec partner to speed development of biologicals

Bayer and Kimitec have formed a partnership focused on accelerating the development and commercialization of biological crop protection solutions and biostimulants. As part of a global agreement, the companies will work together to advance and... more »

Sym-Agro expands sales team with three managers

Sym-Agro Inc., Visalia, California, has hired three sales professionals for the Pacific Northwest and California. Shaun Lough, Jeremy R. Kenkel and Jon Martin have recently joined the company in sales management positions. “As our company... more »

ProBlad Verde fungicide now available throughout U.S.

ProBlad Verde fungicide will now be available to growers across the U.S. for use on a variety of crops, including stone fruit, caneberries, strawberries, pome fruits, grapes, almonds, leafy greens, herbs and tomatoes. ProBlad, from... more »

Valent Biosciences’ acquisition of FBSciences adds to biostimulant portfolio

Valent BioSciences LLC has acquired FBSciences Holdings Inc., a leader in the discovery and commercialization of naturally derived plant, soil, and climate health solutions. Valent Biosciences discovers, develops, and commercializes environmentally compatible technologies and products... more »

EPA OKs Summit Agro fungicides on pome fruit, stone fruit

The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the expanded use of Summit Agro’s Regev and Timorex ACT fungicides to stone fruit and pome fruit production. This gives growers two new tools to use in fruit orchards... more »

Biotech collaboration to help Bayer improve crop protection

To advance innovations in crop protection, Bayer has started a collaboration with biotech company Oerth Bio to develop the next generation of more sustainable crop protection products. Oerth Bio’s unique protein degradation technology possesses the... more »

GroPro recognized as a top agri biotech company

GroPro has won international recognition for being a leading agri biotech concern. An international magazine, Agri-Business Review, has recognized GroPro as a Top Agri Biotech Company of the Year. Every year, Agri-Business Review releases its... more »

PlantGENE seeks to elevate genetic engineering

A new organization consisting of plant biotechnologists is working to accelerate the development of new plant varieties to meet demand in coming decades. It’s a project organizers believe will positively impact growers’ ability to enhance... more »

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Cover image of Fruit Growers News (FGN) July 2024 issue.

Talking tech: New app innovations aid growers

Smart tech wipes out pests: The latest trends in spraying automation

New Geneva rootstocks to help apple growers with size, yield, disease

Georgia peach success: Pearson Farm’s six generations find orchard happiness

FIRA preview: Tree fruit tech options abound at ag robotics conference

Fresh Views: Grapevine disease management tackled

Farm Market & Agritourism: Insights from the 2023 farm markets survey

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