biopesticide

Walla Walla vineyard focuses on sustainability

High on the hills of Washington’s Walla Walla Valley, Woodward Canyon Winery practices sustainable growing methods, using beneficial insects to guard against pests and a focus on soil health.  Woodward Canyon is the region’s second-oldest... more »

Sym-Agro hires Southeast sales manager

Sym-Agro, Visalia, California, has hired Dominique Depaz as Southeast sales manager. Depaz will be responsible for the sales and marketing of the company’s biopesticide products, as well as expanding and stewarding the Sym-Agro product line... more »

Vestaron’s investment round increases to $92 million

Vestaron, a leader in peptide-based biological crop protection, has received an additional $10 million in its Series C fundraising, bringing the total $92 million. The additional investment comes from Grosvenor Food & Agtech, which joins... more »

Research in England on strawberries considers IPM practices

Experts at two British universities are starting a new project to develop a photonic “nose” to monitor crops for pest infestations and plant disease. Aston University, Birmingham, England, is collaborating with Harper Adams University, Shropshire,... more »

Corteva Agriscience celebrates expansion in Michigan

Corteva Agriscience leaders and employees, along with community members from the Great Lakes Bay Region, recently gathered to celebrate the completion of a $242 million capital investment project. The Aug. 11 event in Midland, Michigan,... more »

Certis Biologicals adds to field biological team

Certis Biologicals has made new strides in bolstering its field development team with the hiring of Luis Solari as field development manager-California/Arizona and the advancement of Scott Ockey to senior field development manager for the... more »

Biopesticide KitoGreen earns EPA approval

KitoZyme has been granted approval for its KitoGreen products by the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) as biopesticides for multiple applications and crops. KitoGreen is a unique technology that has been developed by KitoZyme to... more »

Majestene named best new biopesticide in Agrow Awards

Marrone Bio Innovations' Majestene Bionematicide product has won the Biopesticide category in the 2016 Agrow Awards held in London. The prestigious Agrow Awards, presented by Agrow, an information provider for the global crop protection industry, features 14... more »

BVT submits first biopesticide to EPA

Bee Vectoring Technologies (BVT) has submitted its biopesticide BVT-CR7 for registration with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In order to comply with submission requirements, BVT-CR7 underwent eight months of toxicology tests by certified laboratories in... more »

Vestaron uses peptide technology to enter biocontrol market

Bolstered by recent EPA approval to delete the bee toxicity warning statement from its Spear biopesticide label, Kalamazoo, Michigan-based Vestaron continues to develop peptide-based insecticides that are expected to hit the commercial market this year.... more »

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