Biocontrols

Vestaron’s SPEAR-Lep approved for use in Mexico

Vestaron announced Nov. 16 that its bioinsecticide, SPEAR-Lep, has been approved as the newest biological pesticide available to growers in Mexico. The approval across international borders solidifies Vestaron’s commitment to empowering growers with novel, effective... more »

Biotalys’ first biocontrol demonstrates efficacy for growers 

Biotalys, an agricultural technology company focused on addressing food protection challenges with protein-based biocontrol solutions, announced Nov. 15 the strong performance of its first biofungicide Evoca for grapes and strawberries in independent efficacy field trials... more »

SPEAR-Lep recognized in 2021 Crop Science Awards

The Crop Science Forum & Awards 2021 recognizes excellence in the crop protection and production markets. The year 2021 marks the 14th installment of the annual event and this year Vestaron was awarded Best New... more »

Vestaron, Cohort Wholesale to bring Spear-Lep to Canada

Vestaron Corp. and Cohort Wholesale have established a partnership that will see Cohort Wholesale lead the Canadian commercialization of Vestaron’s Spear-Lep Insecticide. Using the power of peptides, Spear-Lep Insecticide introduces new technology with a unique... more »

BioSafe Systems welcomes Jessica Stotz in Great Lakes region

BioSafe Systems’ agriculture division has announced the addition of another new technical representative for 2021. Jessica Stotz will be serving the Great Lakes’ region from her home state of Michigan. She earned her degree from... more »

Bee Vectoring Technologies signs first commercial industry partnership

Bee Vectoring Technologies International Inc. announced Oct. 14 its first commercial agreement with BIOGARD, a division of CBC (Europe) S.r.l., a l bioprotectant company in Europe. Through the agreement, BVT will have exclusive access to... more »

Helm Agro introduces biologicals team to support growing portfolio

Helm Agro announced Oct. 7 a new biologicals sales team, promoting two internal employees and hiring four new regional sales managers. Establishing a boots-on-the-ground sales presence is the next step in a recent partnership with... more »

Novozymes, Anuvia Plant Nutrients bring bio-based nutrients to commercial ag

Novozymes, a biological solutions company, and Anuvia Plant Nutrients,  a plant nutrient firm, announced Oct. 6 that they have joined forces to develop a range of combined biotechnologies that will reduce the need for synthetic... more »

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