Biocontrols

Protein-based biologicals among trends in integrated pest management

Integrated pest management (IPM) is an evergreen topic in specialty crop agriculture, but the industry is always changing as new types of products emerge and techniques are developed. Here are a few trends in IPM... more »

Field development manager for the Midwest hired by Certis Biologicals

Certis Biologicals recently hired Nick Vandervort as Midwestern field development manager. Vandervort joins the team of field development experts charged with managing field trial programs, providing technical support to the Certis Biologicals sales team and interfacing with... more »

Koppert Biological Systems to be led by new generation

Netherlands-based Koppert Biological Systems is under new management after more than 20 years, it was announced Nov. 18. CEOs Paul Koppert and Henri Oosthoek, and CFO Robert Pathuis of the organic crop protection company will... more »

Next Big Things in Tech Award goes to Anuvia Plant Nutrients

Anuvia Plant Nutrients Anuvia Plant Nutrients has been recognized by Fast Company as one of the world's Next Big Things in Tech. The inaugural award program is the magazine's first to focus entirely on technological... more »

Heat and abiotic stress, sunburn fought by Sym-Agro’s Eckosil Shield

Sym-Agro announced Nov. 18 the introduction of Eckosil Shield, a new OMRI listed silicon-based stress mitigation solution for organic farming and conventional agriculture. Eckosil is based on soluble orthosilicate technology which quickly absorbs into treated... more »

Biological pesticide by Vestaron available to growers in Mexico

Vestaron announced Nov. 16 that its bioinsecticide, SPEAR-Lep, has been approved as the newest biological pesticide available to growers in Mexico. The approval across international borders solidifies Vestaron’s commitment to empowering growers with novel, effective... more »

First biocontrol from Biotalys demonstrates efficacy for growers 

Biotalys, an agricultural technology company focused on addressing food protection challenges with protein-based biocontrol solutions, announced Nov. 15 the strong performance of its first biofungicide Evoca for grapes and strawberries in independent efficacy field trials... more »

2021 Crop Science Awards recognizes SPEAR-Lep

The Crop Science Forum & Awards 2021 recognizes excellence in the crop protection and production markets. The year 2021 marks the 14th installment of the annual event and this year Vestaron was awarded Best New... more »

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