Biocontrols

Holly Davis named field development manager for Certis Biologicals

Certis Biologicals has added experienced entomologist and extension specialist Holly Davis to its team of field development managers, who work across the country to manage field trial programs for the company’s leading portfolio of bio-based crop... more »

Benefits of new biocontrols applicator welcomed by strawberry growers

Koppert’s new applicator for predatory beneficials in protected strawberry crops, Natutec Drive, has produced some excellent results in its first commercial season in the United Kingdom. Feedback from growers shows the Natutec Drive has proved... more »

Joint development agreement announced by AgBiome and Lamberti

AgBiome announced Jan. 11 a joint development agreement with Lamberti to develop biological crop protection solutions. Based in Italy, Lamberti designs and produces customized chemical solutions for a variety of industries worldwide, including agriculture. Lamberti and AgBiome alike... more »

Protein-based biologicals among trends in IPM

Integrated pest management (IPM) is an evergreen topic in specialty crop agriculture, but the industry is always changing as new types of products emerge and techniques are developed. Here are a few trends in IPM... more »

Certis Biologicals hires field development manager for the Midwest

Certis Biologicals recently hired Nick Vandervort as Midwestern field development manager. Vandervort joins the team of field development experts charged with managing field trial programs, providing technical support to the Certis Biologicals sales team and interfacing with... more »

Next generation to lead Koppert Biological Systems

Netherlands-based Koppert Biological Systems is under new management after more than 20 years, it was announced Nov. 18. CEOs Paul Koppert and Henri Oosthoek, and CFO Robert Pathuis of the organic crop protection company will... more »

Anuvia Plant Nutrients wins Next Big Things in Tech Award

Anuvia Plant Nutrients Anuvia Plant Nutrients has been recognized by Fast Company as one of the world's Next Big Things in Tech. The inaugural award program is the magazine's first to focus entirely on technological... more »

Sym-Agro’s Eckosil Shield manages heat and abiotic stress, cuts sunburn

Sym-Agro announced Nov. 18 the introduction of Eckosil Shield, a new OMRI listed silicon-based stress mitigation solution for organic farming and conventional agriculture. Eckosil is based on soluble orthosilicate technology which quickly absorbs into treated... more »

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