crop management

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 »

BASF’s Pforr inducted into Women in Manufacturing Hall of Fame

A BASF executive has been inducted into the Women in Manufacturing Hall of Fame. Kristen Pforr, vice president of operations, Care Chemicals, has work... READ MORE »

Newly approved fungicide offers defense against early blight, other potato diseases

A new fungicide that offers potato growers control of early blight, white mold and other diseases has received EPA approval. Luna Pro, the latest a... READ MORE »

Emergence of elicitors

The concept of integrated pest management includes environmentally sustainable and economically effective approaches to control pests that r... READ MORE »

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Measuring sustainability to manage smarter potato production

The phrase “you can’t manage what you don’t measure” has become a popular part of the agricultural lexicon, often used to reinforce th... READ MORE »

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2023 Spudman Survey results are in

When it comes to farm labor needs, potato growers are in a fortunate position. While growers of other vegetables and fruit see the most labor-intensiv... READ MORE »

Organic russets feeling potato supply squeeze

The 2022-23 storage crop of all potatoes is down as much as 5% from the previous year, a shortage being most acutely felt in the organic russet potato... READ MORE »


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