Biocontrols

Certis Biologicals names Holly Davis field development manager

Certis Biologicals has added experienced entomologist and extension specialist Holly Davis to its team of field development managers, who work across the country to manage field trial programs for the company’s leading portfolio of bio-based crop... more »

Strawberry growers welcome benefits of new biocontrols applicator

Koppert’s new applicator for predatory beneficials in protected strawberry crops, Natutec Drive, has produced some excellent results in its first commercial season in the United Kingdom. Feedback from growers shows the Natutec Drive has proved... more »

Botanical Solution Inc. secures $6.1M in Series A first closing

Botanical Solution Inc. (BSI), innovator of sustainable, consistent and cost-effective Advanced Botanical Materials for agricultural and pharmaceutical applications, announced Jan. 17 it has successfully closed $6.1 million in a Series A round led by Palo... more »

Biotalys, Olon partner for production of protein-based biocontrols

Biotalys, an agricultural technology company protecting crops and food with protein-based biocontrol solutions, and Olon, a contract development and manufacturing organization, announced Jan. 12 a long-term strategic partnership for the manufacturing of Biotalys’ biocontrol products. The partnership... more »

Valent BioSciences plans Osage facility environmental initiatives

Valent BioSciences LLC announced Jan. 12 that it is undertaking two major environmental initiatives at its biorational manufacturing facility in Osage, Iowa. They include a new prairie restoration project and solar field, both situated on... more »

AgBiome and Lamberti announce joint development agreement

AgBiome announced Jan. 11 a joint development agreement with Lamberti to develop biological crop protection solutions. Based in Italy, Lamberti designs and produces customized chemical solutions for a variety of industries worldwide, including agriculture. Lamberti and AgBiome alike... more »

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 »

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