Making Sense of Biologicals: Prolonging Resistance

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By Clint Thompson Conventional chemistries are required to produce a profitable and sustainable crop in the Southeast. However, the lifespan of such chemistries is not always known. At some point, they will not be effective. At the rate vegetable and specialty crop growers use available fungicides and insecticides, resistance is a concern. A Sustainable Option A way that growers can …

Making Sense of Biologicals: Crop Optimization With Seaweed

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Sometimes vegetable and specialty crop growers must think outside the box to remain sustainable amid high input costs and devastating diseases. What if seaweed could be used to aid in the quality of strawberries, bell peppers or tomatoes? Seaweed is a biostimulant that is part of the biological crop protection products that vegetable and specialty crop producers are increasingly using …

Making Sense of Biologicals: Biologicals Meet Grower Needs

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Sponsored Content The use of biological crop protection products or “biologicals” in vegetable and specialty crops is not a new idea, just one that is increasing in popularity. The name sells itself. Biologicals represent a group of products derived from living organisms. Growers utilize environmentally friendly biologicals in combination with appropriate chemical applications to provide added protection against pests, diseases …