Bactericide and fungicide receives EPA approval for use in potatoes

A bactericide and fungicide from Sym-Agro has received expanded EPA approval and is now registered for use in potatoes, among other crops. Instill ... READ MORE »

Vestaron wins EPA approval for second active ingredient

Crop protection company Vestaron Corp. has obtained EPA approval for an insecticide which targets pests including aphids, mites, drosophila and whitef... READ MORE »

Crop insurance deadlines approaching for growers in three states

The deadline for growers in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin to apply for or make changes to their existing crop insurance for spring-planted crops is ap... READ MORE »

Drexel adds new member to sales team

Memphis, Tennessee-based Drexel Chemical Co. has added an experienced industry professional to its sales team. Steve Henning joins Drexel as Wester... READ MORE »

Vive Crop Protection adds two team members, promotes another

Vive Crop Protection has added two new members to its team and promoted a longtime employee. Greg Esco is the company’s new Eastern U.S. Sales Ma... READ MORE »

PEI potato wart mitigation efforts present a growing concern to US

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s recently announced risk management plans do not contain the urgency necessary to ensure that Prince Edward Isl... READ MORE »

Ag tech company’s microbial field trials yield promising results for potatoes

Ag tech company BioConsortia has extended its line of microbial products beyond cereal crops to potatoes and other vegetables after successful field t... READ MORE »

NPC submits comments regarding proposed label changes for Chlorothalonil

The National Potato Council has joined state potato associations in submitting comments to the EPA regarding proposed label changes for Chlorothalonil... READ MORE »

Europatat Congress to address potato industry challenges in May

The Europatat Congress will return to Brussels May 23-24. The annual event has become a platform to assess the state of the potato sector and to commu... READ MORE »

NPC calls for urgency in public comments to CFIA potato wart plan

The National Potato Council has submitted public comments to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s risk management documents for mitigating the risk... READ MORE »

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