Crop Protection Stories

Disease Control
March 5, 2009
Telone Limited For 2009 Growing Season
Dow AgroSciences, the supplier of Telone (1,3-dichloropropene) products, is exploring solutions for the lack of supply of Telone II soil Read More
Disease Control
March 1, 2009
Rotten Tomatoes No More
Researchers have figured out a way to halt black mold’s damage by stopping cell death from occurring. Those little black Read More
Crop Protection
February 10, 2009
Michael Donaldson Named President And CEO Of Valent
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd. announced Feb. 9 that Michael Donaldson was named President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Valent Read More
Disease Control
February 1, 2009
Tackling Tomato Purple Leaf Disorder
Red is the color most associated with tomato, but purpling in both fruit and leaves is also possible. While purple Read More
Disease Control
February 1, 2009
Crop Protection 2009: Fungicides
It is a formidible task to find the right products to keep disease at bay and keep a balance to avoid Read More
Crop Protection
January 1, 2009
Controlling Weeds
Effective weed management is a critical component of potato production. Weeds compete for light, nutrients, and moisture and can act Read More
Berries
October 1, 2008
Scientists Strive To Safeguard Strawberries
The Sunshine State’s strawberry industry boasts some impressive statistics. According to the Florida Strawberry Growers Association, the 18 million flats Read More
Citrus
May 1, 2008
Opinion: Making the Most Of Fertilizer
Never has it been more important in Florida — economically and environmentally — to keep nutrients in the root zone. Read More
Nutrient Management
March 1, 2008
Steady Diet
Few growers would argue that it’s critical to provide adequate nitrogen to a crop when it’s needed. But the problem Read More
Crop Protection
January 1, 2008
Find the Right Products to Fight Weeds
Finding the right products to fight weeds while following increasingly stringent restrictions can be tricky. In the first of a Read More
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Crop Protection
November 15, 2017
Syngenta Secures CRISPR Cas-9 License
Other companies also have secured licenses, but few have announced plans to use the gene editing technology on vegetables. Read More
Citrus
November 14, 2017
USDA Announces Grants to Promote IPM Pra…
Methyl bromide transition, crop protection management among programs funded. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Biostimulants Making Big Strides as It S…
The inaugural BiocontrolsSM USA East Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL, featured two days of educational sessions focused on how Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
So What Exactly Are Biostimulants, Anywa…
Biostimulants are one of the hottest new topics in specialty crops, but most growers could use a little clarity on where they fit. Here are the basics you need to know. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Microbial-based Biostimulants: Big Poten…
There is no shortage of interest in or questions and opinions about biostimulants. Many are working to develop them as Read More
Crop Protection
November 8, 2017
California Limits Pesticide Use Near Sch…
State prohibits many pesticide applications within a quarter-mile of public K-12 schools and licensed child daycare facilities during school hours. Read More
Crop Protection
November 2, 2017
Plant Disease Research Can Learn a Lot f…
Cancer research and plant disease control strategies are based on common principles. Read More
Citrus
November 2, 2017
Field Scouting Guide: Yellow Nutsedge
Follow these tips to identify and manage this wily weed. Read More
Crop Protection
November 1, 2017
Potato Pest Management Isn’t Likely to G…
In his final column, Dr. Nolte reflects how managing potato pests and diseases has changed in the past 20 years and where it may be heading. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
October 23, 2017
Biocontrol Gains Traction in the East
Biological control — whether you’re talking about biochemicals, microbial products, beneficials, or even the relatively new category of biostimulants — Read More
Crop Protection
October 23, 2017
Stockton Group Gives its Bioscience Busi…
New hire to help guide company’s new growth. Read More
Crop Protection
October 17, 2017
EPA Takes Steps to Reduce Risk of Drift-…
With reports of dicamba injuries in tomatoes, peaches, grapes, and other crops, the agency works to reduce the impact of spray drift on vulnerable crops. Read More
Crop Protection
October 9, 2017
Field Scouting Guide: Black Rot of Brass…
Follow these tips for spotting and treating Xanthomonas campestris. Read More
Citrus
October 9, 2017
(We Won’t Back Down … ) Stan…
You don’t have to be a super hero, rock star, or award-winning scientist to aid farming. You can help by supporting professionalism in fields. Read More
Citrus
October 6, 2017
Complications Persist as Florida Growers…
Ground zero perspective reveals how citrus and vegetable producers are facing different, daunting challenges in wake of destructive storm. Read More
Crop Protection
September 27, 2017
AMVAC Expands Non-Crop Business by Acqui…
Transaction to facilitate market access in the greenhouse and nursery markets. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
September 13, 2017
Get Better Results From Your Biopesticid…
Softer crop protection programs are becoming a must in specialty crop production. Growers who aren’t learning more about their options Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
Florida Farmers Digging out From Impacts…
Damage reports flood in from the field following monster storm, and it's not pretty. Read More