Inocucor’s Biological Crop Input Receives Organic Certification in Canada

The biological crop input Synergro, produced by Inocucor Technologies, received official organic certification for use by Canadian growers from Pro-Cert Organic Systems Ltd. The approval verifies compliance with Canadian Organic Standards and the USDA’s National Organic Program.

Synergro is a live-cell formulation for high-value produce, such as strawberries, tomatoes, lettuce and broccoli. Synergro and another Inocucor product, Synergro Free™, are among the first microbial crop inputs to be registered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

Inocucor uses a patented fermentation process to combine multi-strains of bacteria and yeasts into powerful soil and plant optimizers that are safe for people and the environment. These products naturally improve crop yields, shorten growing periods and create healthier, more resilient soils for farmers and greenhouse growers.

In other news, Inocucor recently completed the $38.8 million CAD first close of its Series B financing round, with lead investor TPG Alternative and Renewable Technologies (San Francisco) and participation from Cycle Capital Management (Quebec), Desjardins Innovatech (Quebec) and Closed Loop Capital (U.S.).

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Biological Crop Protection Attracting Interest

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Marrone Bio Innovations Ships First Products to Africa

MBI shipped its biofungicide, REYSANA, to Morocco for use by growers on tomatoes, grapes and cucurbits.

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SLIDESHOW: Biocontrols Africa

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Biopesticides

Former DuPont President Named Senior Ag Advisor for Zero Gravity Solutions

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Biopesticides

Certis USA Acquires LAM International

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Biopesticides

Lallemand Plant Care Finalizes Collaboration with BrettYoung

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Biopesticides

Isagro USA to Market Vestaron’s Bioinsecticide in Greenhouse Vegetables

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Arysta LifeScience Prepares for Direct Sales in The Netherlands for 2018

Arysta LifeScience’s unique combination of innovative crop protection technologies and BioSolutions have been available in The Netherlands for many years.

Americas

Marrone Biopesticides Legal for Use on Cannabis in California

Three MBI active ingredients are now legal for use on cannabis crops in the California market.

Biopesticides

Bestcure, Biolasting Approved as Biological Pesticides in Peru

The Sub-directorate of Agricultural Inputs of the Directorate of agricultural inputs and agro-food safety of the National Agricultural Health Service,

Americas

Stockton Signs Distribution Agreement with Duwest Dominicana

Timorex Gold® has been sold by Duwest in the Dominican Republic for the past 8 years, in the organic banana sector with excellent results in the control of the fungus Micosphaerella fijensis.

Biopesticides

Arysta LifeScience Acquires South African BioSolutions Business

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Biopesticides

Certis Europe Expands Eradicoat Usage

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Biopesticides

Isagro USA Focuses Upon Bio-Solutions for Crop Production Challenges

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Biopesticides

Marrone Enters into Distribution Deal with Jet Harvest Solutions

The companies have entered into a master distribution agreement to market Jet Harvest's Jet-Ag.

Biopesticides

Marrone Bio Innovations, Agri-Star Form Agreement to Distribute Bioinsecticides in Mexico

Agri-Star, a company of Albaugh, LLC group and a leading distributor of crop protection products in Mexico and Marrone Bio

Biopesticides

Isagro USA Launches Expanded Bio Portfolio

Isagro USA, Inc. is launching this year an expanded bio-solutions portfolio designed to serve growers seeking to meet consumer demand for more bio-based and organic food production.

Biopesticides

Axter Agroscience to Distribute Inocucor’s Biological Crop Inputs in Canada

Inocucor Technologies Inc. of Montreal signed an agreement with Axter Agroscience Inc., one of Canada’s leading providers and distributors of

Biopesticides

Premier Tech Partners with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to Develop Selective Bioherbicide

Premier Tech, an international leader in active ingredients for sustainable agriculture and horticulture, will take the lead in the final

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European Commission Clears DuPont Deals Linked to Dow Merger

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Bayer CEO Expects EU Nod for Monsanto Deal After Extended Probe

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Engage Agro Herbicide Granted for Emergency Use in Mint

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Valagro Reaches Agreement with Syngenta to Supply Biostimulants for Seed Treatment

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