Crop Protection

Land joins sales team in Idaho for Marrone Bio Innovations

Marrone Bio Innovations (“MBI” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:MBII), a provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, has hired Rachel Land as Territory Sales... more »

Insect scouting vital part of any vegetable management plan

Whether you work on a large family farm, in a home vegetable garden, or in a small, community garden vegetable plot, routinely scouting for insects should be an important part of your vegetable-growing plan. Insect... more »

UF/IFAS researchers may use fungi to control deadly crop disease

A group of fungi might fight a disease that’s dangerous to tomatoes and specialty crops. University of Florida scientists hope to develop this biological strategy as they add to growers’ tools to help control Fusarium... more »

Pesticide resistance needs attention, large-scale study

To slow the evolutionary progression of weeds and insect pests gaining resistance to herbicides and pesticides, policymakers should provide resources for large-scale, landscape-level studies of a number of promising but untested approaches for slowing pest... more »

Professors describe a practical approach to biocontrols

The pest of a pest is the friend of growers. But in order to recognize that ally, growers need to know the pests attacking their crops, and who the pest’s natural enemies are. [caption id="attachment_14356"... more »

Help identify an invasive species before it spreads to crops

Minnesotans are encouraged to use a new app to help researchers identify an unwelcome invasive insect – the brown marmorated stink bug – and prevent its spread. Although the insect has been identified in Minnesota,... more »

Evogene, Marrone Bio identify genes for insect control

Evogene Ltd. (NYSE, TASE: EVGN), a company pursuing the improvement of crop productivity and economics for food, feed and fuel, and Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. (MBI), (NASDAQ: MBII), a producer of bio-based pest management and... more »

Hammill joins Marrone Bio as chief commerical officer

Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBII) (MBI), a leading provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, said Kevin Hammill has joined as chief commercial officer.... more »

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