crop management

Potato Virus Initiative project develops research newsletter

The University of Idaho’s Potato Virus Initiative has created an annual newsletter to keep readers up to date on research nationwide. Researchers... READ MORE »

Program keeps close eye on psyllids

For a second consecutive year, a University of Idaho (U of I) pest monitoring program trapped relatively few potato psyllids in Idaho spud fields duri... READ MORE »

AgroLiquid biostimulant receives certification from The Fertilizer Institute

PrimAgro C-Tech, a biostimulant from crop nutrition company AgroLiquid, has received certification from The Fertilizer Institute recognizing its adher... READ MORE »

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 »

Technology provides new weapons in battling blight

Late blight, a potentially devastating disease caused by the fungal-like oomycete pathogen Phytophtora infestans, can strike potato foliage and tubers... READ MORE »

EPA recognizes Syngenta Louisiana facility as top green power user

A manufacturing facility of global seed and pesticide provider Syngenta Group has been recognized as a top user of green power by the EPA. Syngenta... READ MORE »

EPA approves Bayer’s Velum Rise fungicide/nematicide

Bayer has received EPA approval of its Velum Rise fungicide/nematicide for the suppression of Rhizoctonia, black dot, nematodes and other soilborne di... READ MORE »

Grant to fund study of sustainable pest management in California

A $1 million California Department of Food & Agriculture grant will be used to study sustainable pest management by charting the decisions of 200 ... READ MORE »

Arkansas orders Syngenta to sell farmland owned in the state

Arkansas has ordered global seeds producer Syngenta to sell 160 acres of farmland it owns in the state within two years because the company is Chinese... READ MORE »

Bayer introduces new crop protection products in Canada

New potato crop protection products from Bayer have been registered for use in Canada and will be available for the 2024 growing season. Emesto Co... READ MORE »


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