Late Blight

AgBiome’s fungicide Howler now approved in 49 states

AgBiome’s Howler fungicide was recently approved by the state regulators in California and New York, according to a news release from the company.... READ MORE »

Late blight found in southwestern New York

Late blight was confirmed Aug. 27 on a commercial farm in Chautauqua County, New York, on both tomatoes and potatoes. This is the first confirmed r... READ MORE »

Late blight confirmed in Washington, Wisconsin

Late summer means the threat of late blight for potato growers in the northern U.S. Thus far, late blight has been confirmed in central Wisconsin a... READ MORE »

Biotech potatoes can bring improved performance, quality to global markets

From a scientific perspective, the potato is a pretty cool crop to work with. Cultivated potato and its wild relatives contain a lot of diversity — ... READ MORE »

Michigan renews labels on chlorothalonil products

After severe foliar disease outbreaks in recent years, potato growers continue to intensively manage their crops to prevent future epidemics. Growe... READ MORE »

COVID-19 spread compared to Irish potato famine by plant pathology professor

Plants are no strangers to diseases and devastating outbreaks. Humans can learn a valuable lesson from them when it comes to the current COVID-19 pand... READ MORE »

Summit Agro launches new website, fungicide for late blight, fusarium, rhizoctonia

Summit Agro USA has launched a new website designed from the ground up to be a solutions-centric tool for growers, dealers, consultants and PCAs. "... READ MORE »

Dutch potato growers criticized for overusing fungicides by agronomist

Scottish agronomist Denis Buckley says the dwindling arsenal of fungicides available to European potato growers has them using the ones that are avail... READ MORE »

Fungicide OxiDate 5.0 approved for use in California

BioSafe Systems has announced that OxiDate 5.0, a bactericide/fungicide, has been approved in California. With this approval, BioSafe Systems can now ... READ MORE »

Gowan acquires late blight, rhizoctonia protection agents from Bayer

Gowan Crop Protection Limited, an affiliate of Gowan Co. LLC., has entered into agreements with Bayer AG to acquire rights to the active ingredients f... READ MORE »


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