Production

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GROPRO adds bio crop protection line, including nematicide

Nematodes are one of the most destructive forces in agriculture, causing over 5% of total crop loss and exceeding $10 billion in losses annually. F... more »

HELM Agro adds sales agronomist for Midwest region

HELM Agro US has hired Brock Waggoner to serve as sales agronomist for its Midwest region services. HELM offers a variety of herbicides and pestici... more »

soil-field

Soil health seems simple, but practices are complicated

Soil health sounds simple, but it’s based on soil organic matter and the processes affecting soil organic matter are complicated with many interrela... more »

WSU professors using grant to study potato mop-top virus

A team of Washington State University scientists are taking on a destructive complex of diseases affecting valuable potato crops, thanks to support fr... more »

Colorado Potato Beetle

New Colorado potato beetle insecticide coming from Bayer

The Crop Science division of Bayer recently announced the registration of the active ingredient, tetraniliprole. It will be launched commercially in t... more »

Syngenta announces new nematicide/fungicide technology

Syngenta has announced a Tymirium, a new novel nematicide and fungicide technology platform under development for seed- and soil-applied usage. Tym... more »

EPA approves new pesticide from FMC

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently granted FMC Corporation registration for Elevest insect control in a broad range of crops inc... more »

NPC cautions against triggering ‘irrational’ surges in potato imports

In a letter sent the week of April 27-May 1 to U.S. Department of Agriculture Undersecretary for Trade Ted McKinney, the National Potato Council (NPC)... more »

USDA working to destroy imported flowers linked to Ralstonia

Federal officials are working with greenhouses in 39 states to destroy infected pink geraniums and prevent an invasive bacterium from infecting vegeta... more »

Valley Irrigation expanding AI-based crop monitoring to areas of Idaho, Washington

Valley Irrigation and Prospera Technologies announced April 29 they are expanding their artificial intelligence-based crop monitoring and detection... more »


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