Biocontrols

Organic farming-ready fungicide Romeo launched by Wilbur-Ellis

Wilbur-Ellis Co., a producer in precision agriculture, crop protection, seed and nutritional products, announced Jan. 13 the launch of ROMEO, a new and innovative fungicide. Exclusively distributed by Wilbur-Ellis, Romeo is a preventive biofungicide that functions the same way vitamins work for humans. Romeo enables plants... more »

Jason Downs joins Certis USA as sales manager in Mountain West

Certis USA has added Jason Downs as the newest member of the biopesticide leader’s team of experienced sales representatives. Downs will service customers as the sales manager, Mountain West region that includes the states of... more »

Stargus and Regalia by Marrone Bio get EPA OK for hemp use

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: MBII) (MBI), an international sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions company, announced Jan. 7 that two of its biofungicide products – Stargus and Regalia – have been approved by the... more »

Pam Marrone to retire as CEO; Marrone Bio seeking replacement

Davis, California-based Marrone Bio Innovations, a producer of sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions, announced Dec. 2 that company founder Pamela Marrone will retire from her position as chief executive officer. ... more »

Next-generation natural ingredients to be produced by Manus Bio facility

On Friday, Aug. 15, 2019, more than 200 government and community officials and biotechnology thought leaders from around the world came together to mark the opening of Manus Bio’s first biotech manufacturing facility. Manus Bio... more »

Biological products to be offered by newly formed Plant Response Biotech

Plant Response Biotech and Koch Biological Solutions, LLC. have combined operations to form Plant Response Biotech Inc. The new venture will leverage both companies’ complementary capabilities, assets and product offerings. Plant Response Biotech is a plant... more »

Birmingham, UK site for 2nd annual Biopesticide Summit

The second annual Biopesticide Summit & Awards will take place on 19-20 May 2020, at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom, according to a press release from the World BioProtection Forum. The Summit aims to connect industry and... more »

Corteva to invest $145M in Midland, Michigan, plant

Wilmington, Delaware-based Corteva Inc. has announced its board of directors has approved a $145 million capital investment in the company’s Midland, Michigan, manufacturing facility to expand global capacity for the Company’s high-demand insect management technology... more »

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