Biocontrols

EPA approves Bee Vectoring Technologies’ Vectorite product

Bee Vectoring Technologies International recently received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approval for Clonostachys rosea CR-7 (CR-7) for use as a fungicide on commercial crops. CR-7 is the first registered active ingredient for the Canadian-based company and the first... more »

New product, AzaPro, offers organic pest control

A new product from Sym-Agro, AzaPro, is marketed as providing control of more than 300 different insects,... more »

BioConsortia moves multiple products into registration phase

BioConsortia, a developer of microbial solutions for plant trait enhancement and yield improvement, has moved multiple new products into the registration phase. BioConsortia has a R&D platform for the discovery of beneficial microbes and a... more »

Pam Marrone gets innovation award from American Chemical Society

Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBII), an international leader in sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions, today announced that Pam Marrone, founder and chief executive officer, has received the 2019 American Chemical Society (ACS) Award... more »

AgroSpheres raises $4M in financing round led by Ospraie Ag Science

AgroSpheres, an agricultural technology company developing a novel delivery system for crop protection products, said Aug. 27 it has raised $4 million in a Series A financing round.  Venture capital firm Ospraie Ag Science led... more »

Requiem Prime insecticide to be distributed by Certis USA

Growers have added access Requiem insecticide products to control sucking pests across several crops and will will now benefit from distribution of the latest product – Requiem Prime – through Certis USA, a manufacturer and distributor... more »

Brown marmorated stink bug contained with biological control

Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), an invasive pest from Asia, has by now established across most of Michigan since its first detection in 2010. You can find them in all sorts of habitats from woodlots... more »

ProBlad Verde introduced as control for fungal diseases

ProBlad Verde is a  new biochemical fungicide that leverages the naturally occurring BLAD polypeptide for a multi-site mode of action that controls fungal diseases on fruit. “ProBlad Verde has proven to be a strong biological... more »

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Vertical greens growing trend gets its own USDA grant

Multiple factors shape 2021 vegetable crop

Auxin herbicide problems crop up for growers

New research seen on Reflex’s crop safety on vegetables

Government, industry eye E. coli in leafy greens

Farm Market column: Consider procs and cons of selling at farmers’ markets

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