Biocontrols

Syngenta, Lavie Bio to develop pest-fighting biologicals

Syngenta Crop Protection and ag-biologicals company Lavie Bio Ltd. are partnering on the discovery and development of biological insecticidal solutions. The collaboration will leverage Lavie Bio's unique technology platform to rapidly identify and optimize bioinsecticide... more »

Biotalys, academics partner on biocontrol research

Biotalys has entered into academic collaborations with researchers in plant pathology in the U.S. and United Kingdom (UK). Biotalys is developing a series of biocontrols to support growers in protecting their crops from pests and... more »

Insecticide okayed for emergency use in Greece against tomato leafminer

Vestaron Corp. has been granted emergency authorization to provide farmers in Greece with an insecticide targeting infestations of tomato leafminer. The development marks a commercial milestone that could lead to the product’s first sales in... more »

U.S. Syngenta site recognized by EPA for decarbonization

Syngenta Group, one of the world’s leading global agriculture technology companies, has announced its manufacturing facility in St. Gabriel, Louisiana, has been recognized as a top user of green power by the U.S. Environmental Protection... more »

Azotic’s Envita biological gains OMRI Certification

Azotic Technologies Ltd.’s Envita SC biological has received certification from the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) for use in compliance with the USDA National Organic Program. Envita SC is now OMRI Listed® in the Generic... more »

Biologicals companies added to Platform10 roster

New biologicals companies have been added to the Platform10 #1 Company cohort. Platform10 is an international, multi-year collaboration that works to accelerate promising biopesticide companies, rigorously assess products, enhance grower confidence, and facilitate market development... more »

Sponsors join study on grower sentiment on biologicals

Informa Markets’ Farm Progress and Valent BioSciences have signed on as sponsors of benchmarking research focused on the use of agricultural biologicals on specialty crops. The study, "Biologicals: Specialty Crop Growers’ Perceptions, Values, and Potential,”... more »

Microbial crop trial program finishes at ProGro BIO

ProGro BIO has completed its 2023 microbial crop trial program. The program extensively tested the efficacy of ProGro BIO's cornerstone microbial soil inoculant, Rhizol, across 15,000 acres of crops in 23 states and involving 375... more »

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