Biocontrols

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 »

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 »

Joshua Kim joins Certis USA manufacturing as Supply Chain Manager

Certis USA announced April 26 the addition of Joshua Kim to its manufacturing group in the position of supply chain manager. Kim will helm the biologicals company's efforts in managing supplies of their broad portfolio... more »

Vestaron announces new sustainability commitment

Vestaron, an agricultural environmental science company, is solidifying its commitment to sustainability through the launch of a new multi-faceted sustainability platform, emPOWERED by Purpose. With powerful novel solutions, Vestaron’s peptide-based products provide growers with the... more »

Certis USA names Chris Judd global vice president of marketing 

Certis USA announced April 15 that marketing expert Chris Judd has joined the Certis leadership team as Global Vice President of Marketing. Judd previously held marketing roles within BASF and Novozymes where he led global growth and asset management in bringing new products... more »

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