Biocontrols

Jody Gomez joins Certis USA as Southwest regional manager

Industry veteran Jody Gomez has joined the team of Columbia, Maryland-based Certis USA sales professionals, the biopesticide company announced Feb. 16. Gomez will be responsible for the sales and marketing of the company’s extensive product... more »

Registration expanded for Timorex Act OMRI-certified biofungicide

STK bio-ag technologies, Israel’s innovative leader in botanical-based organic and hybrid solutions for sustainable agriculture and aquaculture, announces that Timorex Act organic biofungicide is now registered throughout Mexico, with Syngenta as the exclusive distributor. According... more »

Larger laboratories, expanded R&D team set by BioConsortia

BioConsortia, a microbial solutions company that improves plant phenotypes and increase crop yields with reduced chemical and fertilizer inputs, is announcing an expansion of its R&D laboratories and team with a new, state-of-the-art facility in... more »

Strawberry growers deploy sticky rolls to monitor thrips and whitefly

In the case of strawberry cultivation under artificial lights, most growers choose to introduce biological pest control, just as they do in an unlit crop. "Growers who extend the cultivation or harvest in winter can... more »

Biotalys sends first protein-based biocontrol registration package to the EPA

Biotalys transformative food and crop protection company, announced Jan. 21 that it has submitted its first protein-based biocontrol, Evoca, to the EPA in the United States for approval. Pending EPA registration, this biocontrol will offer... more »

Terra Vera announces launch as alternative to conventional pesticides

Terra Vera, Terra Vera, an agricultural technology company, announced its launch Jan. 13, offering solutions to replace conventional pesticides and increase product safety and consumer confidence within the agriculture industry. According to a news release,... more »

Marijn Dekkers named chairman of AgBiome Board of Directors

AgBiome, a developer of products from the Earth's microbial communities, announced Marijn Dekkers as the company’s chairman, effective Jan. 1, 2021. Dekkers is the founder and chairman of Novalis... more »

Guarda, BioSafe Systems new thyme oil antimicrobial introduced

BioSafe Systems has partnered with Lidan Inc. of New York City, New York, to exclusively manufacture, market and distribute Guarda, a new crop protection solution. According to a news release, Guarda is a liquid bactericide/fungicide... more »

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