Biocontrols

EPA rule-making stirs up biostimulants industry

The EPA’s consideration of a regulation touching on biostimulants is drawing substantial interest from the industry. The agency collected comments on a draft document, “Guidance for Plant Regulator Label Claims, Including Plant Biostimulants,” in formal... more »

California drone company releases beneficial insects

Drones and insects have a lot in common: spindly appendages, buzzing noises, flight – and the ability to significantly impact fruit and vegetable crops. A California startup company is pairing the two as a service... more »

Sym-Agro debuts AzaPro for organic pest control

A new product from Sym-Agro, AzaPro, is marketed as providing control of more than 300 different insects, mites... more »

New products advanced by BioConsortia

BioConsortia, a developer of microbial solutions for plant trait enhancement and yield improvement, has moved multiple new products into the registration phase. BioConsortia has a R&D platform for the discovery of beneficial microbes and a... more »

Marrone Bio’s Pam Marrone Receives innovation award

Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBII), an international leader in sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions, today announced that Pam Marrone, founder and chief executive officer, has received the 2019 American Chemical Society (ACS) Award... more »

$4M in financing round raised to support AgroSpheres’ technology

AgroSpheres, an agricultural technology company developing a novel delivery system for crop protection products, said Aug. 27 it has raised $4 million in a Series A financing round.  Venture capital firm Ospraie Ag Science led... more »

New insecticide Requiem Prime to be distributed by Certis USA

Growers have added access Requiem insecticide products to control sucking pests across several crops and will will now benefit from distribution of the latest product – Requiem Prime – through Certis USA, a manufacturer and distributor... more »

Biological control of brown marmorated stink bug in Michigan

Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), an invasive pest from Asia, has by now established across most of Michigan since its first detection in 2010. You can find them in all sorts of habitats from woodlots... more »


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