Biocontrols

Biobest acquires ownership of Beneficial Insectary Inc. of California

Beneficial Insectary Inc., a North America independent producer of beneficial insects and mites, and Biobest Group NV, a  biocontrol and pollination today jointly announced that Biobest Group NV – through its subsidiary Biobest USA, Inc.... more »

Amvac to distribute Vintec fungicide in the US

Amvac, an American Vanguard Co., announced Oct. 13 that Vintec, a biological fungicide, is now registered in the U.S. by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It is pending state regulatory approval. The product will be... more »

Westbridge introduces Xena Spreader-Sticker; available for certified organic crops

Westbridge Agricultural Products announced Oct. 9 that Xena Spreader-Sticker has been listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) and Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) for use on all certified organic crops. Xena Spreader-Sticker... more »

Certis USA expands sales force with two key account managers 

Certis USA has added two agriculture industry veterans to its commercial sales team in the U.S. Sherm Hollins and Tim Riley bring with them decades of experience dedicated to serving the needs of agriculture customers... more »

Syngenta Group acquires biologicals company Valagro

Syngenta Group announced Oct. 6 the acquisition of Valagro, a biologicals company, by its business unit Syngenta Crop Protection. According to a news release, the investment positions Syngenta Crop Protection as one of the key... more »

GROPRO earns OMRI-listing providing biologicals portfolio to organic fruit growers

The importance of organic production in the USA continues to rise with total sales of organic products in 2019 hitting $55 billion. Currently, it's the biggest global market for organic products (# 2 is Germany... more »

Marrone Bio Innovations announces plans for CFO succession

Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc., an international company that provides  growers with sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions to support global agricultural needs, announced today that company President and Chief Financial Officer James Boyd will retire... more »

Virosoft CP4 registered in California for codling moth, oriental fruit moth larvae

BioTEPP Inc., a Canadian biotech company, is proud to announce that it received registration from the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) for its VirosoftTM CP4, a biopesticide used in the fight against the codling moth(cydia... more »

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