Growers Deepen Biocontrol Use [2019 State of the Vegetable Industry]
The number of you using biologicals is about the same year-over-year, holding steady at about 50%. A closer look, however, reveals a rather dramatic shift. Those of you using these production methods sharply increased doing so, our 2019 State of the Vegetable Industry reveals.
Take a look at the chart below. Microbials remained the most popular biological product, still used by a little more than 60% of those using biocontrols. The interesting trend is that about 50% of those using biocontrols have adopted each of the other types of biological product. In past years, biostimulant and biochemical use lagged.
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