Disease Control

USDA initiative to improve specialty crops, organic competitiveness

Through the Specialty Crops Competitiveness Initiative, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is working to provide additional support to and increase th... more »

Penn State studies soilborne pathogens in organic vegetable crops

A Penn State plant pathologist has received support from the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to study plant diseases in organic ve... more »

SE Regional growers conference registration opens

Registration is open for the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference. The event, scheduled for Jan. 11-14 in Savannah, Georgia, is market... more »

Partnership of Corteva, Alveo to develop field disease diagnostics

Corteva Agriscience is partnering with Alveo Technologies to expand the offering of new eco-friendly molecular sensing and disease diagnostics technol... more »

USDA extends specialty crop grants deadline

The USDA has extended the deadline for the Specialty Crop Multi-State Program Request for Applications (RFA). The Specialty Crop Multi-State Progra... more »

Florida Ag Hall of Fame honorees publicized

Three Florida agricultural industry leaders are the newest additions to the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame. Eugene “Gene” McAvoy, a longtime... more »

Actor promoting soil, regenerative ag

Actor, author and woodworker Nick Offerman takes on his dirtiest role to date: a promotion to attract public attention to regenerative ag and healthy ... more »

BioSafe Systems’ Michael Larose dies

Michael Joseph Larose, of BioSafe Systems LLC, has died. Larose, 40, died on Sept. 21. He was the eldest of the third generation of BioSafe’s fou... more »

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