Crop Protection

Biological control for two-spotted spider mite in raspberry examined

Scott Raffle with the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board in the United Kingdom AHDB  examines whether biological control methods for two-spotted spider mite can be compatible with control options for spotted wing drosophila in raspberry... more »

BioConsortia appoints Nancy Vosnidou IP and portfolio strategist

As Davis, California-based BioConsortia continues its discovery and development of powerful microbes with unique modes of action and innovates further into gene editing for microbial biopesticides and nitrogen fixation, the company has announced that Nancy... more »

Orius-System tackles adult thrips in strawberry

Over recent years, Biobest advisor Arno Hellemons has seen good results using a combination of cucumeris and Orius to control thrips in strawberry crops. "With this strategy strawberry growers are getting this challenging pest under... more »

Biotalys rcognized in Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards

Biotalys, an agtech company focused on addressing food protection challenges to enable a more sustainable and safer food supply, announced May 4 its inclusion in Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards. These awards honor... more »

Certis USA names Rob Gibson as global portfolio manager

Certis USA has added Rob Gibson as global portfolio manager to support its industry-leading portfolio of biological solutions. According to a May 4 news release, Gibson joins Global Vice-President of Marketing Chris Judd as the... more »

AgBiome adds Krysta Harden and Alison Lawton to company’s board of directors

Agbiome, a developer of products from the Earth's microbial communities, announced May 4 that Krysta Harden and Alison Lawton have joined AgBiome’s Board of Directors. These appointments strengthen the company’s mission to feed the world... more »

Nichino America adds Brent Byers for strategic planning, business development

Effective May 1, Brent Byers will assume the position of senior manager of strategic planning and business development.  He will manage the strategic planning process and will be responsible for... more »

Nichino America promotes Amanda Carson to East region sales manager

Amanda Carson has been promoted to sales manager for the Eastern region sales team for Ninchino America Inc. In her new role, Carson will be responsible for the direction and implementation of the sales plans... more »

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