Biocontrols

Zaifnejad new senior director of field research and technical services

Bio Huma Netics Inc. (BHN), has hired Mojtaba Zaifnejad, Ph.D., to be senior director of field research and technical services. In this position he will oversee the company’s agricultural product-use research and field trials for its... more »

AgBiome gets grant to to combat major pest of African subsistence crops

AgBiome a company that harnesses the plant microbiome, has received Phase II grant funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to continue the discovery of microbes that target sweetpotato weevils (SPW) and to move... more »

Jet Ag, Jet Oxide product lines purchased by Marrone Bio Innovations

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: MBII), a developer of bio-based products for pest management and plant health, has acquired from Jet Harvest Solutions all rights and assets to the Jet Ag and Jet Oxide product... more »

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 »


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