Biocontrols

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 »

SynTech chooses BeCrop Technology for R&D services

SynTech Research Group, a global agricultural contract research, product positioning, development, registration, and market support services provider, has committed to using Biome Makers’ BeCrop technology and its taxonomic database of more than 10 million microorganisms... more »

Sym-Agro hires Southeast sales manager

Sym-Agro, Visalia, California, has hired Dominique Depaz as Southeast sales manager. Depaz will be responsible for the sales and marketing of the company’s biopesticide products, as well as expanding and stewarding the Sym-Agro product line... more »

Sustainability key to Terranova’s success

At Terranova Ranch, sustainability and concern for the environment fuel efficient growth of numerous vegetables, winegrapes and nuts. The San Joaquin Valley operation of 9,000 acres, in Helm, California, employs technology and new growing practices... more »

Biologicals market research project gains support

A comprehensive market research effort focused on understanding farmer opinions on biologicals at field-level continues to gain support from agriculture companies. The research initiative, “Biologicals: Farmer Value, Perception and Potential,” kicked off this year and... more »

Tomato litchi genes studied for nematode resistance in potatoes

University of Idaho researchers are introducing genes from a plant in the nightshade family into potatoes, to develop spuds that resist harmful nematodes. The plant, called litchi tomato, has natural resistance to several species of... more »

SE Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference registration opens

Registration is open for the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference, the south’s premier fruit and vegetable educational conference and trade show for growers, packers and shippers. The conference returns to the Savannah Convention Center... more »

Biome Makers presents biofertilizer research on tomatoes

Biome Makers is presenting a free web seminar on the use of biofertilizers, featuring a study on their use on tomatoes at the University of Almeria in Spain. The webinar is at 3 p.m. Central,... more »

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