Biocontrols

Biotalys adds Patrick McDonnell as chief business officer

Biotalys, an agtech company focused on addressing food protection challenges to enable a more sustainable and safer food supply, announced Sept. 30 the appointment of Patrick McDonnell as chief business officer, effective Oct. 4,. McDonnell... more »

AgBiome raises $116M led by Blue Horizon and Novalis LifeSciences

AgBiome, a developer of products from the Earth's microbial communities,  announced it has raised  $116 million in an oversubscribed Series D round of funding, co-led by Blue Horizon and Novalis LifeSciences and that included multiple... more »

Papadellis joins Vestaron as board chair

Former President and Chief Executive Officer Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc., Randy C. Papadellis has been named as Chairperson of the Vestaron Board of Directors. As Vestaron’s mission is to lead a peptide-based revolution in crop... more »

AgBiome submits Esendo Fungicide for EPA registration

AgBiome, a developer of products from the Earth's microbial communities, announced Aug. 10 the submission of Esendo Fungicide, its next product, to the EPA for review. Pending EPA registration, Esendo Fungicide will be the first... more »

Certis Biologicals names Claudia Oceguera chief administrative officer

Certis Biologicals announced Aug. 3 the appointment of Claudia Oceguera as chief administrative officer. Oceguera joins the Columbia, Maryland-based headquarters and leadership team and will oversee the company’s global financial management, planning and administration, human... more »

USDA releases economic impact view of the US bio-based products industry

USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson on July 29, the 10th anniversary of the creation of the USDA’s Certified Biobased Product Label, unveiled an Economic Impact Analysis of the U.S. Biobased Products Industry.... more »

Biocontrol solutions to be provided through Corteva, Andermatt deal

Corteva Agriscience and Andermatt USA announced July 14 a multi-year agreement for two technologies that will benefit U.S. farmers. Andermatt USA is the U.S. subsidiary of Andermatt Biocontrol AG, a global company that produces microbiological products... more »

Biotalys appoints Markus Heldt as independent director

Biotalys, an agricultural technology company focused on addressing food protection challenges to enable a more sustainable and safer food supply, has announced the appointment of Markus Heldt to the board as independent director, effective July... more »

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