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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Certis Europe Expands Eradicoat Usage

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Isagro USA Focuses Upon Bio-Solutions for Crop Production Challenges

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Marrone Enters into Distribution Deal with Jet Harvest Solutions

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

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Isagro USA Launches Expanded Bio Portfolio

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

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

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John Brennan Named New EuropaBio Secretary General

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Biocontrols Revolutionize Grower’s Strategy

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Biological Nematicide BioAct Prime DC Registered in Greece

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Stoller Opens Biopesticide Factory in Brazil

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Biocontrols in the African Market

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Biological Products Trade Association Changes Name, Expands Membership

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UTP Produces Biopesticide To Control Pests In Paddy Fields

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Biocontrols Africa: The Retailer’s Perspective

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Biocontrols Africa Conference & Expo Answers Why Bioproducts are Gaining Traction in South Africa

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Stockton Enters Distribution Agreement in China

“We project a big future in this market as Asia is emerging as a key player in plant biotechnology,” said Guy Elitzur, CEO of Stockton.

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Bi-PA Invests in Innovate AG’s Novel Bioinsecticide

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Albaugh Partners on Herbicide-Tolerant Wheat Production System

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Syngenta Seed Treatment Insecticide Gets EPA Approval

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Syngenta Seeking Approval for New Dicamba Premix

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Acadian Plant Health Launches Biostimulants, BioSwitch Technology in India

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