Biocontrols

US bio-based products industry impact pegged by USDA

USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson on July 29, the 10th anniversary of the creation of the USDA’s Certified Biobased Product Label, unveiled an Economic Impact Analysis of the U.S. Biobased Products Industry.... more »

Corteva Agriscience partners with Andermatt to provide biocontrol solutions

Corteva Agriscience and Andermatt USA announced July 14 a multi-year agreement for two technologies that will benefit U.S. farmers. Andermatt USA is the U.S. subsidiary of Andermatt Biocontrol AG, a global company that produces microbiological products... more »

Markus Heldt appointed independent director for Biotalys

Biotalys, an agricultural technology company focused on addressing food protection challenges to enable a more sustainable and safer food supply, has announced the appointment of Markus Heldt to the board as independent director, effective July... more »

New director of sales for Vestaron is Kira Bennett

As of June 1, 2021, Kira Bennett Sappington has been named director of sales for Vestaron’s commercial team. While continuing to maintain key grower and dealer accounts, she will be taking on the additional responsibility... more »

Commercial team adds four strategic hires at AgBiome

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina-based AgBiome, a developer of products from the Earth's microbial communities, announced June 3 the addition of four new team members to AgBiome’s commercial team. AgBiome’s commercial team is focused on... more »

Certis rebrand cements biologicals status, marks 20 years in operation

Against the backdrop of 20 successful years as Certis USA, the Columbia, Maryland-based company announced June 2 a brand change to Certis Biologicals. The new brand acknowledges the importance of biological-based crop inputs to farmers... more »

New territory manager in California added by Bee Vectoring Technologies

Bee Vectoring Technologies International Inc. announced May 18 that Michael Emrick has joined the company as territory manager for California. Emrick brings extensive agricultural experience and important crop and pest control certifications, which position him... more »

Controlling interest of Isagro to be purchased by Gowan Co.

Gowan Co. announced May 14 the close of the agreement to purchase all the capital of Piemme S.r.l. from Giorgio Basile and other shareholders, representing 99.9% of the corporate capital in Piemme. Piemme S.r.l. is... more »

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