Biocontrols

Biologicals team to support growing portfolio introduced by Helm Agro

Helm Agro announced Oct. 7 a new biologicals sales team, promoting two internal employees and hiring four new regional sales managers. Establishing a boots-on-the-ground sales presence is the next step in a recent partnership with... more »

Novozymes, Anuvia Plant Nutrients bring bio-based nutrients to commercial ag

Novozymes, a biological solutions company, and Anuvia Plant Nutrients,  a plant nutrient firm, announced Oct. 6 that they have joined forces to develop a range of combined biotechnologies that will reduce the need for synthetic... more »

Patrick McDonnell added as chief business officer for Biotalys

Biotalys, an agtech company focused on addressing food protection challenges to enable a more sustainable and safer food supply, announced Sept. 30 the appointment of Patrick McDonnell as chief business officer, effective Oct. 4,. McDonnell... more »

Blue Horizon and Novalis LifeSciences help AgBiome raise $116M

AgBiome, a developer of products from the Earth's microbial communities,  announced it has raised  $116 million in an oversubscribed Series D round of funding, co-led by Blue Horizon and Novalis LifeSciences and that included multiple... more »

Vestaron adds Papadellis as board chair

Former President and Chief Executive Officer Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc., Randy C. Papadellis has been named as Chairperson of the Vestaron Board of Directors. As Vestaron’s mission is to lead a peptide-based revolution in crop... more »

Esendo Fungicide is AgBiome’s next product set for EPA for review

AgBiome, a developer of products from the Earth's microbial communities, announced Aug. 10 the submission of Esendo Fungicide, its next product, to the EPA for review. Pending EPA registration, Esendo Fungicide will be the first... more »

Claudia Oceguera named chief administrative officer for Certis Biologicals

Certis Biologicals announced Aug. 3 the appointment of Claudia Oceguera as chief administrative officer. Oceguera joins the Columbia, Maryland-based headquarters and leadership team and will oversee the company’s global financial management, planning and administration, human... more »

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 »

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