January 16, 2012, Mississauga, Ont – BASF Canada Inc. (BASF) has received regulatory approval for the use of new Armezon™ herbicide on field, seed, and sweet corn crops in Eastern Canada for the 2012 growing season.
December 21, 2011, Mississauga, Ont – DuPont™ Fontelis™, a next-generation fungicide, has received approval for registration in Canada to protect pome and stone fruits, blueberries and vegetable crops from diseases.
December 19, 2011, Racine, WI – Case IH will expand its Advanced Farming Systems (AFS) precision farming offering by introducing a new GPS receiver and new variable-rate controller and telematics systems and AFS software.
June 28, 2011, Guelph, Ont – Syngenta recently announced that Allegro® 500F fungicide is now registered for use on apples, carrots and ginseng, in time for the 2011 Canadian growing season.
May 19, 2011, Guelph, Ont – Presidio Fungicide, from Valent Canada, Inc., is now registered for use in Canada on Brassicas, Brassica root vegetables, cucurbits, tomatoes, peppers, grapes, leafy vegetables and potatoes.
May 16, 2011, Mississauga, Ont – DuPont Assail insecticide has received a label expansion that adds more crops and insects to the label.
April 18, 2011, Guelph, Ont – Pristine has received registration for use on greenhouse bedding plants for control of powdery mildew, greenhouse lettuce for suppression of powdery mildew and outdoor ornamentals for apple scab, pear-trellis rust and gymnosporangium rust.
Horticultural crop growers – including wild blueberry producers – can expect more precision agriculture in their fields, according to Dr. David Percival, chair of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College’s (NSAC) Wild Blueberry Research Program.
February 8, 2011, Dorchester, Ont – Growers of fruit and vegetable crops including seed potatoes, brassica, cucurbits, fruiting vegetables, hops, leafy vegetables, root vegetables, pome fruits and stone fruits, have an effective new tool available for the control of aphid populations.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada entomologist Dr. Bob Vernon, one of Canada’s leading authorities on the control and elimination of wireworms, recently updated Saskatchewan potato growers on the latest developments in the fight against wireworms.
Root rot in tomatoes can be a blight on a grower’s bottom line, leading to early defoliation and vine decline.
The list of weeds that are resistant to herbicides is growing much faster than the list of new herbicides coming to the market, says Kristen Callow the weed management program lead for the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) based out of Ridgetown, Ont.
December 16, 2010 – Syngenta Crop Protection Canada, Inc. has launched Bravo® ZN, a new formulation of Bravo fungicide that includes zinc.
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