Diseases

Syngenta potato blight hotlines deliver insights to growers

Long-standing partnerships between Syngenta and key researchers on the potato blight hotlines continue in 2017. The hotlines provide growers in Idaho... more »

NDSU to operate free Potato Blightline service

The Plant Pathology Department at North Dakota State University will again be providing the potato Blightline service at no charge to the potato indus... more »

International disease summit will focus on dickeya, pectobacterium

Two bacteria threatening the potato industry worldwide will be the focus of a Potato Disease Summit, November 9th in Bangor, Maine, convened by th... more »

UPI introduces two new herbicide products

UPI has launched two new herbicides in the U.S. MOCCASIN is a post-patent herbicide containing the active ingredient S-metolachlor (the same active... more »

Willowood introduces pyraclostrobin fungicide

Willowood Pyrac 2EC is now available from Willowood. The new introduction is a broad-spectrum fungicide that contains pyraclostrobin, the active ingre... more »

Battle Plans for Disease Management

What is the best approach to disease management at planting — seed treatments or in-furrow applications? Or is this really a question about what cro... more »

FMC acquires part of DuPont’s Crop Protection business

FMC Corporation and DuPont have signed a definitive agreement for FMC to acquire the portion of DuPont's Crop Protection business it must divest to co... more »

Neonicotinoids losing efficiency in potato psyllid control

The potato industry may be losing a mainstay in the battle against psyllids, according to a recent Texas A&M AgriLife Research study. Ada Szcze... more »

Disease-free potato seed key to successful crop

Starting the season with disease-free potato seed stock is the first step in establishing a good stand that will maximize yield potential. There are s... more »

California revises proposed rules on pesticide use near schools

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has released a revised proposal for regulating the use of agricultural pesticides near school ... more »


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