Biocontrols

EPA’s Green Chemistry Challenge Award presented to Vestaron

Durham, North Carolina-based Vestaron Corp.'s bioinsecticide Spear has earned recognition from the Environmental Protection Agency via its Green Chemistry Challenge Awards Program.  According to a news release, since 1996, the EPA in partnership with the American... more »

Biotalys makes moves, prepares for launch of lead biofungicide BioFun-1

Biotalys NV, a transformative food and crop protection company, announced June 9 the expansion of its executive team and establishment of its new U.S. headquarters for Biotalys Inc., which will be located in Research Triangle Park,... more »

Certis USA hires Karla Medina-Ortega as regional field development manager

Certis USA, a biopesticides company, has hired Karla Medina-Ortega as field development manager. In this role, she will oversee Certis USA product development and technical support activities for the southern U.S. from her location in... more »

New regional manager for Certis USA is Matt Hostetler

Certis USA, a biopesticide company, announced April 27 that Matt Hostetler has joined as Central Plains Regional Manager. Hostetler will be responsible for the sales and marketing of the company’s biopesticide products in Colorado, Nebraska, Missouri,... more »

Sales and marketing positions filled by Marrone Bio Innovations

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: MBII), a sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions company, announced April 21 the addition of Tim Knight, senior director of sales and account management and Angela Keyser, senior strategic marketing... more »

Multiple crop pests targeted with Vestaron’s Spear-Lep product

Vestaron Corp.’s Spear-Lep product is targeted for use on a number of specialty crops, according to a Daniel Peck, a field development biologist for the company. “In 2019, we coalesced to determine this is going... more »

Verano365 launches first product; Thrivedo helps greenhouse growers

Verano365, a startup horticultural technology company, recently announced  its first product called Thrivedo. Thrivedo consists of a proprietary protein-surfactant that delivers a significant increase in nutrient efficiency, water uptake and plant vigor. Thrivedo is enhanced... more »

Thrive Top 50 listing includes Agbiome Inc.

AgBiome Inc., which develops products from microbes isolated from the soil microbiome, announced for the third year in a row the company has been included in the Thrive Top 50 Report, an annual ranking of... more »

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