Biocontrols

AMVAC and NewLeaf Symbiotics bring biological solutions to North America

AMVAC, an American Vanguard company, and NewLeaf Symbiotics of St. Louis, Missouri, have partnered to bring biologicals solutions to North American crop markets beginning in 2023. The collaboration will harness the marketing and technical strengths... more »

Biobest recognized for pest, disease biocontrol

Biobest has received the Bernard Blum Award, for the most innovative biocontrol product, in recognition of Pronemite (Pronematus ubiquitus) – a new category of commercial arthropod biocontrol agent that concurrently targets a key pest, and... more »

Mid-Atlantic convention features Growing Farmers leader

A grower entrepreneur will be the keynote speaker for the 2023 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention. The show has also released information on its grower-oriented educational sessions. Michael Kilpatrick, who runs the online farmer education... more »

BASF adds West Coast technical field representatives

New technical field representatives have joined BASF Agricultural Solutions' agronomic team. Both additions will cover the California and Arizona regions. Jessica Salmer will cover California’s Central Valley while Jose Cabrera’s... more »

Biofungicide Evoca receives boost in Novozymes process

Biotalys, an agricultural technology company protecting crops and food with protein-based biocontrol solutions, and Novozymes, a world leader in biotech solutions including ag biologicals, report positive results of a feasibility study on Evoca. The biofungicide Evoca is Biotalys’... more »

Syngenta recognizes award finalist biofungicide Quilliabrium

Botanical Solution Inc., innovator of sustainable, consistent and cost-effective advanced botanical materials for agricultural and pharmaceutical applications, has been named a finalist in the Crop Science Award for Best Industry Collaboration with distribution partner Syngenta.... more »

Climate initiative awards $20 million to Elevated Foods

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded up to $20 million to Elevated Foods, allowing it to fast track its efforts to restore and regenerate agricultural lands, while producing more nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables. The... more »

Valent BioSciences now sells biostimulants directly to U.S. customers

Valent BioSciences LLC is now selling biostimulant products directly to its U.S. customer base. Valent BioSciences established a new operating unit to sell direct in February and it became fully operational on Oct. 1, enabling... more »

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