Organic Seed Disinfection

Organic Seed Disinfection for Bacterial Leaf Spot

For growers producing organic baby leaf crops, organic seed disinfection helps prevent the spread of bacterial diseases which can spread rapidly causing devastating results. In addition, harvesting clean, organic, pathogen-free seed is another challenge for both seed producers and growers. Short of discarding the seed or accepting a decline in harvest quality, organic growers have […]

Canada Cancellation of Thiram

Canada Considers Cancellation of Thiram

It is standard practice for many conventional vegetable growers in the United States and Canada to purchase and plant seeds that are treated with Thiram.  Registered in the United States since 1948 for non-systemic use, Thiram is a dimethyldithiocarbamate compound used as a fungicide to prevent crop damage in the field and to protect harvested […]