Disease Control

AgBiome develops a second biological fungicide, Theia

AgBiome, which develops innovative agricultural products from naturally-occurring microbial communities, has announced the submission of Theia fungici... more »

Certis USA hires Karla Medina-Ortega as regional field development manager

Certis USA, a biopesticides company, has hired Karla Medina-Ortega as field development manager. In this role, she will oversee Certis USA product dev... more »

Southeast’s organic berry growers deal with diseases

Healthy plants in pleasant plantings are the best way to deal with the challenges of berry growing in the Southeastern United States. University of... more »

New beans resistant to bean common mosaic virus

Plant breeders at the University of California, Davis, are releasing six new varieties of organic beans. Field trials found that the new varieties pro... more »

Attune’s Ampersand, an OMRI-listed adjuvant, now available in California

An OMRI-listed adjuvant, Ampersand, is now available for sale and use in California. [caption id="attachment_1337" align="alignright" width="225"] ... more »

New organic fungicide, Cinnerate, to reduce fruit shipping and storage rots

Visalia, California-based Sym-Agro recently announced it is offering a new preharvest fungicide, Cinnerate, to protect fruit postharvest. The broad... more »

Preparation key for crop establishment

Preventing problems before they start is key to success in planning for plant health in organic agriculture. Growers should anticipate possible pla... more »

Grower research priorities for North Central region organic apple production

Demand for organic apples has steadily increased over the past two decades. That includes double-digit increases in annual sales the past decade – a... more »

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