The new continuing education course – The ABCs of MRLs – sponsored by DuPont Crop Protection and development by Penton Ag outlines the maximum residue (pesticide) level issue and how to find information on compliance with regulations established by 150 of America’s trading partners....More
Gowan Company, LLC has announced that its product Captiva, a natural repellent bio-insecticide, has received federal registration from the EPA.
Captiva controls thrips and spider mites and will be sold into a wide variety of specialty crop segments.
The registration represents a significant milestone as Captiva is the first product from Gowan’s distribution partnership pipeline with Ecoflora Agro to receive EPA registration....More
BASF has announced that its Nealta miticide – which provides mite control at all life stages - has received full, unconditional registration from the Environmental Protection Agency.
Nealta is labeled for use on almonds, pistachios, grapes, strawberries, apples, and pears.
The product provides growers with a miticide which can be used as part of an effective integrated pest management program.
Nealta has a unique site of action not found in any other miticide in the U.S....More
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation is now accepting for nominees for its 2014 Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Innovator Awards.
DPR’s The awards are designed to recognize operations employing pest management systems based on scientific principles of IPM....More
Cheminova will launch two azoxystrobin fungicides for U.S. growers June 2.
The products include Azaka for broad spectrum disease control in peanuts, tree nuts, vines, and other fruits; and Equation for use on row and vegetable crops.
Growers can use Azaka and Equation for effective disease control and crop protection. ...More
With the recent scoping plan announcement that agriculture is now expected to contribute specific GHG reductions, ABC’s Gabriele Ludwig said it is unclear whether such voluntary protocols will ultimately become mandatory in the future....More