crop protection

California moves forward with chlorpyrifos pesticide ban

The California Environmental Protection Agency has announced that virtually all use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos in California will end next year fol... READ MORE »

New abamectin-based insecticide from Vive receives EPA approval

Growers have a new tool to combat a wide spectrum of nematodes in corn and foliar insects in potatoes. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ... READ MORE »

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Vive Crop Protection co-founder Darren Anderson to assume CEO role

Vive Crop Protection announces that Darren Anderson will step into the role of CEO effective July 1, 2019. Anderson was most recently the presi... READ MORE »

Storage Network designed to help UK growers deal with loss of CIPC

The UK-based Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has launched its new Storage Network, as part of an £800,000 ($1.016 million) fund... READ MORE »

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Start crop protection planning now to combat early season disease

{Sponsored} Potato growers faced slightly less disease pressure in 2017, but they must keep their guard up and have a crop protection plan in place fo... READ MORE »

How to manage Colorado Potato Beetles that survived winter

Several different locations in the Red River Valley are experiencing emerging Colorado potato beetles (CPB). Ian MacRae, professor and Extension entom... READ 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... READ MORE »

Adama introduces new dual mode insecticide

Adama received full EPA registration approval for new Cormoran insecticide in November and is now rolling out the insecticide in time for the 2017 sea... READ MORE »

LifeGard WG biological plant activator registered by EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has registered LifeGard WG, a foliar-applied biological plant activator, for use on potatoes, sugar beets, fr... READ MORE »

Valent expands grower financing program with John Deere Financial

Valent U.S.A. Corporation has announced the 2017 Valent Grower Financing Program to provide growers with financial solutions and exclusive offers for ... READ MORE »


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