Biocontrols

Marrone Bio Innovations plans for CEO succession

Davis, California-based Marrone Bio Innovations, a producer of sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions, announced Dec. 2 that company founder Pamela Marrone will retire from her position as chief executive officer. ... more »

Manus Bio facility to produce next-generation natural ingredients

On Friday, Aug. 15, 2019, more than 200 government and community officials and biotechnology thought leaders from around the world came together to mark the opening of Manus Bio’s first biotech manufacturing facility. Manus Bio... more »

Newly formed Plant Response Biotech to offer biological products

Plant Response Biotech and Koch Biological Solutions, LLC. have combined operations to form Plant Response Biotech Inc. The new venture will leverage both companies’ complementary capabilities, assets and product offerings. Plant Response Biotech is a plant... more »

2nd-annual Biopesticide Summit & Awards coming to Birmingham, UK

The World BioProtection Forum recently announced that the second annual Biopesticide Summit & Awards will take place on 19-20 May 2020, at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom. The Summit aims to connect industry and... more »

Corteva announces plans to expand global spinosyns capacity

Wilmington, Delaware-based Corteva Inc. (NYSE: CTVA) has announced its board of directors has approved a $145 million capital investment in the company’s Midland, Michigan, manufacturing facility to expand global capacity for the Company’s high-demand insect... more »

Bee Vectoring Technologies wins at international Agrow Awards for Innovation

Bee Vectoring Technologies International Inc. (the “Company” or “BVT”) (TSXV: BEE) (OTCQB: BEVVF) on Nov. 13 announced a win for the company – and for growers everywhere. BVT has been recognized in this year’s Agrow Award for... more »

Marrone Bio’s bioherbicide shows control of Palmer amaranth weed

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions company, has reported positive results for the 2019 field trials for its novel bioherbicide, known as MBI-015. Field tests conducted in 2019 using commercial... more »

Vacciplant Plant Defense stimulant receives regulatory approval in California

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) has granted approval for Vacciplant Plant Defense Stimulant  for use in lettuce and grapes. The state's growers now have access to a natural extract that stimulates the crop's natural... more »


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