SLIDESHOW: Biocontrols Africa

Biocontrols Africa explored how members of the value chain can use biological products to maximize their return on investment. More than 230 delegates from South Africa and around the world came together to learn, to network, and to meet with some of the most cutting edge biocontrol companies in the industry.

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Biopesticides

Africa/Middle East

Marrone Bio Innovations Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Kenya Biologics Ltd. for Kenya and Tanzania

The agreement Includes Reysana™ (Regalia®), Grandevo®, Venerate® and Majestene®.

Biopesticides

Valent U.S.A. Launches Sustainable Solutions Business Unit

Valent U.S.A. LLC has launched its Sustainable Solutions Business Unit, a new division within the company that is completely dedicated

Africa/Middle East

Marrone Bio Innovations Signs Distribution Agreement in North Africa

ÉLÉPHANT VERT, which has 300 employees in five countries in Africa and Europe and develops and markets organic amendments, biofertilizers, biostimulants and 100% natural biopesticides made in four production units, will develop and market two of MBI's products in Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria:

Biopesticides

Bayer, Ginkgo Bioworks Join Forces for Sustainable Agriculture

Bayer and Ginkgo Bioworks will create a new company focused on the plant microbiome. Improving the microbes’ ability to make

Africa/Middle East

Africa Faces Annual $2bn-plus Maize Deficit if Fall Armyworm Poorly Managed

The Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI) has confirmed that Fall Armyworm (FAW) has been reported in 28 African

Biopesticides

AgShift Launches Pilot Project with Marrone Bio Innovations to Assess Biopesticides

Marrone Bio Innovations, a leading provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for agriculture, turf and ornamental and

Americas

AgBiome’s Howler Fungicide Receives EPA Approval

The first product to be marketed by AgBiome Innovations and developed by AgBiome Inc., is a biological fungicide that is highly effective against fungal diseases common to high-value crops.

Asia

Stockton Signs Distribution Deal with Syngenta Australia

The agreement grants Syngenta the exclusive right to distribute STK’s Timorex Gold biofungicide for application in edible crops in Australia and New Zealand.

Americas

Vive Crop Protection in Partnership with SDTC

Vive Crop Protection is pleased to announce a new partnership with four biopesticide manufacturers to develop new and improved biopesticides, supported by Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC).

Americas

Cutting Edge Conferences: Meister Media to Host Precision Agriculture and Biocontrols Events

Biological control products and precision agriculture are among the fastest growing and most promising areas of growth for the crop

Biopesticides

Vive Crop Protection Forms Biopesticide Partnership with SDTC

Vive Crop Protection has announced a new partnership with four biopesticide manufacturers to develop new and improved biopesticides, supported by

Shimon-Steinberg
Africa/Middle East

Communication Key in South African Biocontrols Industry

Communication. It’s essential to all parts of agriculture, and the biocontrols industry in South Africa is no exception. Which is

Biopesticides

Biological Crop Protection Attracting Interest

There has been a flurry of excitement surrounding biological crop protection over the last few years, according to Spencer Maughan

Africa/Middle East

Marrone Bio Innovations Ships First Products to Africa

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

Biopesticides

Former DuPont President Named Senior Ag Advisor for Zero Gravity Solutions

Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. (ZGSI), an agricultural biotechnology public company commercializing its technology derived from and designed for space with

Biopesticides

Certis USA Acquires LAM International

The biopesticide company Certis USA has acquired 100% of the shares of Butte, MT-based LAM International. LAM International is a

Biopesticides

Lallemand Plant Care Finalizes Collaboration with BrettYoung

Lallemand Plant Care has acquired all remaining distribution rights to the BioBoost and BYSI-N biological line of products from BrettYoung.

Biopesticides

Isagro USA to Market Vestaron’s Bioinsecticide in Greenhouse Vegetables

Isagro will immediately begin marketing Spear-T in the USA as an effective and environmentally conscious choice for the control of the greenhouse vegetable industry’s toughest pests - thrips, whiteflies and spider mites.

Arysta LifeScience
Agrichemicals

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.