Biocontrols

Marrone Bio appoints Kevin Helash as chief executive officer

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a sustainable bio-protection and plant health solutions company to global agricultural needs, announced July 6 the appointment of Kevin Helash as its new chief executive officer. Concurrent with joining the company,... more »

Amy O’Shea named Certis USA CEO for biopesticide company

Amy O’Shea, president of Certis USA, has been named CEO while successfully completing the biopesticide leader’s management progression that was initiated in early 2020 when the planned CEO transition of Jow-Lih Su was announced and his... more »

AgBiome secures patent protection for new Connate product line

Agbiome, which develops products from the Earth’s microbial communities, announced a recent patent directed toward the Connate product line granted in the United States, further strengthening AgBiome’s IP Protection around novel product offerings. Connate products,... more »

Marrone Bio Innovations: Regalia seen as top biofungicide brand in California

Davis, California-based Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions, announced June 24 that its flagship biofungicide, Regalia, holds more than 25%  market share* of the foliar biofungicide segment in California; outperforming... more »

AgBiome expands offerings with Theia, second in-house developed fungicide

Research Park, North Carolina-based AgBiome, a developer of products from the Earth’s microbial communities, has announced the submission of Theia fungicide, its next product, to the EPA for review. Pending EPA registration, Theia will be the... more »

Spear bioinsecticide gets EPA Green Challenge Chemistry Award

Durham, North Carolina-based Vestaron Corp.'s bioinsecticide Spear has earned recognition from the Environmental Protection Agency via its Green Chemistry Challenge Awards Program.  According to a news release, since 1996, the EPA in partnership with the American... more »

Biotalys expands team, establishes US headquarters

Biotalys NV, a transformative food and crop protection company, announced June 9 the expansion of its executive team and establishment of its new U.S. headquarters for Biotalys Inc., which will be located in Research Triangle Park,... more »

Grapes producers have bio solution against ‘unseen enemy

Grapes are one of the widest spread fruit crops; it could be produced in many parts of the world. It is a good option for farmers to support demand for locally grown agricultural products and... more »

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