Tagged biopesticides

Benny McLean talks Tamarixia wasps during Biocontrols East 2017 tour
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
Biocontrols Conference
September 13, 2017
Get Better Results From Your Biopesticide Program
Softer crop protection programs are becoming a must in specialty crop production. Growers who aren’t learning more about their options Read More
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Biocontrols Conference
July 31, 2017
11 New Biocontrol Products You Need to Know
One of the highlights of the Biocontrols Conference & Expo Series is getting an early look at some of the Read More
Crop Protection
June 21, 2017
Certis Bolsters Biopesticide Business Portfolio with Acquisition
Addition of LAM International to allow for expansion of product development. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
September 16, 2016
2016 Florida Ag Expo To Tackle Production, Pest Problems
Exotic whitefly, biocontrols, and alternative crops top industry event’s agenda. Read More
Shay Shaanan of the Stockton Group
Crop Protection
June 3, 2016
Stockton Group Puts Stock In Crop Protection R&D Leadership
Industry veteran hired to help bolster global biopesticide business. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
February 9, 2016
Biopesticides And IPM
Dr. Surendra Dara, Strawberry and Vegetable Crops Advisor and Affiliated IPM Advisor with University of California Cooperative Extension, has long Read More
Biocontrols Conference
February 8, 2016
7 Steps To See If Biocontrols Pencil Out For Your Operation
Have you considered adding biocontrols to your operation? If you have, there’s no doubt you’ve already weighed the potential costs, Read More
Crop Protection
November 16, 2015
New Biopesticide Helicovex Receives U.S. Registration
Product from Andermatt Biocontrol Ag controls several pests including corn earworm. Read More
Keith Jones
Citrus
August 10, 2015
Biopesticide Industry Alliance Names Keith Jones As New Executive Director
The Biopesticide Industry Alliance (BPIA) announced its selection of Keith Jones as its new executive director. Mr. Jones is an Read More
Bill Stoneman
Crop Protection
July 28, 2015
Former BPIA Head Relishes Challenge Of New Consulting Role
JET Harvest Solutions taps Bill Stoneman for his bounty of biocontrol experience. Read More
Vegetables
June 26, 2015
Biopesticide From Vestaron Receives California Registration
Vestaron Corporation, a developer of insect control products derived from naturally occurring peptides, today announced that its VST-006330-EP biopesticide has Read More
Florida organic strawberry research
Fruits
March 19, 2015
Parry America Aims To Boost Biopesticide Business Via Sales & Marketing Hire
Brian Dockery tapped to drive growth of company’s specialty crop sector. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
March 9, 2015
Growers Go In-Depth At Biocontrols 2015 Conference & Tradeshow
The first-of-its-kind event brought growers, researchers, regulators, and suppliers together for a two-day discussion on the latest biocontrols tools and technologies. Read More
Crop Protection
February 10, 2015
At Paramount Farming, Mating Disruption Pays Off
To say Brad Higbee is an expert in mating disruption, the use of pheromones to confuse target pests and reduce Read More
Biocontrols Conference
February 10, 2015
New Conference Helps You Incorporate Biocontrols
How well do you know biocontrol? The first-ever Biocontrols Conference & Tradeshow is ready to help. Read More
Crop Protection
February 4, 2015
Grower Experienced In Biocontrols Says: Be Patient
The use of biocontrols in all aspects of agriculture is becoming more widespread. But incorporating biocontrols in a vegetable farming Read More
Apples & Pears
February 4, 2015
Biopesticide Use Quadrupled From 2000 To 2012
Biopesticides are on the up and up in U.S. agriculture as confirmed by recent data from EPA. “The use of Read More
Apples & Pears
January 27, 2015
A Better Understanding Of Biocontrol
The Biocontrols 2015 Conference & Tradeshow will help growers and PCAs incorporate new tools into their crop protection programs. Read More
Apples & Pears
January 22, 2015
Survey: Positive Indicators For Biocontrols In U.S. Horticulture, Agriculture
Preliminary results of a survey conducted in December 2014 of more than 850 readers across six Meister Media Worldwide titles Read More
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Citrus
November 17, 2017
Florida Citrus Tree Rehab in Full Swing …
With Hurricane Irma well in the rear view, growers and researchers hope to work groves back to a productive state as HLB rages on. Read More
Farm Management
November 17, 2017
Consumers Forking out Less This Year for…
Annual American Farm Bureau average price report reveals you can host a fine Turkey Day feast for less than $50. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 16, 2017
USApple Seeking Nominations for Young Ap…
Deadline to apply for program is Dec. 31. Read More
GenNext Growers
November 16, 2017
Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Support Yo…
Act designed to help next generation access affordable land, crop insurance, and financial capital. Read More
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
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Vegetable Breeding for Timing Is only Pa…
Early and late season varieties give growers flexibility and allow them to sequence crops so harvest crews have steady work over a longer period. But those varieties also need other traits like disease resistance and taste. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Taste Is Back on the Front Burner for Ve…
In the pursuit for solving some of the biggest problems for growers, breeders have sometimes ignored flavor. Here are two breeders who have made taste a top priority. Read More
Citrus
November 14, 2017
USDA Announces Grants to Promote IPM Pra…
Methyl bromide transition, crop protection management among programs funded. Read More
Stone Fruit
November 14, 2017
Southeastern Peach Growers Hope for Wint…
Chill hours being sought, but the possibility of a La Niña climate pattern could mean a drier and warmer winter. Read More
Vegetables
November 13, 2017
Plant Breeding Is a Key Part of Precisio…
One theme that stood out during the vegetable seed trials this past summer was how much breeders are keeping future automation in mind. 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
Florida Ag Expo
November 13, 2017
Florida Growers Explore New Solutions to…
Farm innovation and alternative approaches to production front and center at 2017 Florida Ag Expo. 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
GenNext Growers
November 12, 2017
USDA to Fund Research on Next Generation…
Engineering, production projects are designed to spur farming innovation. Read More
Berries
November 11, 2017
2018 North American Raspberry and Blackb…
Featured speakers at the annual conference, slated for February in Ventura, CA, include Miles Reiter of Driscoll’s. Read More
Citrus
November 9, 2017
Forecasters Subtract another Slice from …
USDA’s second stab at the season thins orange crop by another 7%; would be lowest output in more than 70 years. Read More
Fruits
November 9, 2017
Organic Fresh Produce Sales Top $1 Billi…
Sales of organic fruit were up 8.3% year on year, while sales of organic vegetables rose 6.2%. Read More