Biocontrols

Pam Marrone to retire as CEO; Marrone Bio seeking replacement

Davis, California-based Marrone Bio Innovations, a producer of sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions, announced Dec. 2 that company founder Pamela Marrone will retire from her position as chief executive officer. ... more »

Next-generation natural ingredients to be produced by Manus Bio facility

On Friday, Aug. 15, 2019, more than 200 government and community officials and biotechnology thought leaders from around the world came together to mark the opening of Manus Bio’s first biotech manufacturing facility. Manus Bio... more »

Biological products to be offered by newly formed Plant Response Biotech

Plant Response Biotech and Koch Biological Solutions, LLC. have combined operations to form Plant Response Biotech Inc. The new venture will leverage both companies’ complementary capabilities, assets and product offerings. Plant Response Biotech is a plant... more »

Birmingham, UK site for 2nd annual Biopesticide Summit

The second annual Biopesticide Summit & Awards will take place on 19-20 May 2020, at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom, according to a press release from the World BioProtection Forum. The Summit aims to connect industry and... more »

Corteva to invest $145M in Midland, Michigan, plant

Wilmington, Delaware-based Corteva Inc. has announced its board of directors has approved a $145 million capital investment in the company’s Midland, Michigan, manufacturing facility to expand global capacity for the Company’s high-demand insect management technology... more »

Agrow Award for Innovation goes to Bee Vectoring Technologies

Bee Vectoring Technologies International Inc. (the “Company” or “BVT”) (TSXV: BEE) (OTCQB: BEVVF) on Nov. 13 announced a win for the company – and for growers everywhere. BVT has been recognized in this year’s Agrow Award for... more »

Palmer amaranth targeted effectively with Marrone Bio product

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: MBII) (MBI), a sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions company, has reported positive results for the 2019 field trials for its novel bioherbicide, known as MBI-015. Field tests conducted in... more »

Regulatory approval given in California for Vacciplant Plant Defense stimulant

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) has granted approval for Vacciplant Plant Defense Stimulant  for use in lettuce and grapes. The state's growers now have access to a natural extract that stimulates the crop's natural... more »


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