Biocontrols

New director of sales for Vestaron is Kira Bennett

As of June 1, 2021, Kira Bennett Sappington has been named director of sales for Vestaron’s commercial team. While continuing to maintain key grower and dealer accounts, she will be taking on the additional responsibility... more »

Commercial team adds four strategic hires at AgBiome

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina-based AgBiome, a developer of products from the Earth's microbial communities, announced June 3 the addition of four new team members to AgBiome’s commercial team. AgBiome’s commercial team is focused on... more »

Certis rebrand cements biologicals status, marks 20 years in operation

Against the backdrop of 20 successful years as Certis USA, the Columbia, Maryland-based company announced June 2 a brand change to Certis Biologicals. The new brand acknowledges the importance of biological-based crop inputs to farmers... more »

New territory manager in California added by Bee Vectoring Technologies

Bee Vectoring Technologies International Inc. announced May 18 that Michael Emrick has joined the company as territory manager for California. Emrick brings extensive agricultural experience and important crop and pest control certifications, which position him... more »

Controlling interest of Isagro to be purchased by Gowan Co.

Gowan Co. announced May 14 the close of the agreement to purchase all the capital of Piemme S.r.l. from Giorgio Basile and other shareholders, representing 99.9% of the corporate capital in Piemme. Piemme S.r.l. is... more »

Biopesticide Summit set for July 6 in a virtual format

The Biopesticide Summit, taking place via a virtual platform on July 6 this year, will focus on regulatory challenges and calls for reform to create a regulatory environment that nurtures and supports the bio-protection industry.... more »

Nancy Vosnidou appointed by BioConsortia as IP and portfolio strategist

As Davis, California-based BioConsortia continues its discovery and development of powerful microbes with unique modes of action and innovates further into gene editing for microbial biopesticides and nitrogen fixation, the company has announced that Nancy... more »

Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards lists Biotalys

Biotalys, an agtech company focused on addressing food protection challenges to enable a more sustainable and safer food supply, announced May 4 its inclusion in Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards. These awards honor... more »

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