Biocontrols

Syngenta Crop Protection acquires bioinsecticides from UK-based Bionema

Syngenta Crop Protection has acquired two next generation bioinsecticides, NemaTrident and UniSpore, to combat increasing resistance and a wide range of insects and pests across horticulture and ornamentals, turf amenity and forestry, giving customers even greater... more »

Biotalys increases commercial potential for Evoca

Biotalys, an agricultural technology  company protecting crops and food with protein-based biocontrol solutions, announced Jan. 25 it has achieved a breakthrough in protein expression of the bioactive ingredient of its first biocontrol product Evoca. According... more »

Certis Biologicals names Holly Davis field development manager

Certis Biologicals has added experienced entomologist and extension specialist Holly Davis to its team of field development managers, who work across the country to manage field trial programs for the company’s leading portfolio of bio-based crop... more »

Strawberry growers welcome benefits of new biocontrols applicator

Koppert’s new applicator for predatory beneficials in protected strawberry crops, Natutec Drive, has produced some excellent results in its first commercial season in the United Kingdom. Feedback from growers shows the Natutec Drive has proved... more »

Botanical Solution Inc. secures $6.1M in Series A first closing

Botanical Solution Inc. (BSI), innovator of sustainable, consistent and cost-effective Advanced Botanical Materials for agricultural and pharmaceutical applications, announced Jan. 17 it has successfully closed $6.1 million in a Series A round led by Palo... more »

Biotalys, Olon partner for production of protein-based biocontrols

Biotalys, an agricultural technology company protecting crops and food with protein-based biocontrol solutions, and Olon, a contract development and manufacturing organization, announced Jan. 12 a long-term strategic partnership for the manufacturing of Biotalys’ biocontrol products. The partnership... more »

Valent BioSciences plans Osage facility environmental initiatives

Valent BioSciences LLC announced Jan. 12 that it is undertaking two major environmental initiatives at its biorational manufacturing facility in Osage, Iowa. They include a new prairie restoration project and solar field, both situated on... more »

AgBiome and Lamberti announce joint development agreement

AgBiome announced Jan. 11 a joint development agreement with Lamberti to develop biological crop protection solutions. Based in Italy, Lamberti designs and produces customized chemical solutions for a variety of industries worldwide, including agriculture. Lamberti and AgBiome alike... more »

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Vegetable Growers News January 2022 Issue

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