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22 May, 2017

Organic Pesticide Maker To Harvest Bumper Profits


Forbes: OracleVoice Sasha Banks-LouieSasha Banks-Louie, Oracle The growing interest in chemical-free food production has driven strong demand for Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI), which makes natural, organic pesticides. Organic pesticides are derived entirely from fermented microbes and plant extracts that can target and control pests without harming the environment, people or other species. If there’s a [...]

11 May, 2017

Marrone Bio Innovations Enters into Master Distribution Agreement with Jet Harvest Solutions


MBI to market Jet-Ag fungicide/bactericide to help growers combat plant disease and control bacteria, mold and yeasts DAVIS, Calif., May 11, 2017 - Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), (NASDAQ:MBII), a leading global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture markets, and Jet Harvest Solutions, a leading developer of agricultural products [...]

11 May, 2017

Cranberry Crop Management Journal


2017 FUNGICIDE UPDATE Regalia "For fruit rot control, it performed better than the untreated check in 9 of 11 trials conducted since 2013, and as well as the top fungicides in 5 of 11 trials. For cottonball control, it was better than the untreated check in 5 of 6 trials and as good as the [...]

28 Mar, 2017

Marrone Bio Innovations and Evogene Advance Novel Bacteria and Related Proteins Beyond Discovery into Insecticidal Product Development Phase


Davis, California and Rehovot, Israel – March 28, 2017 – Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. (MBI), (NASDAQ: MBII), a leading global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products, and Evogene Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: EVGN), a leading company for the improvement of crop productivity and economics for food, feed and fuel, announced today that MBI [...]

23 Mar, 2017

Marrone Bio Innovations Launches Haven™ for Sun Stress Reduction in Crops


MBI Enters a New Market Segment – Biostimulants – Adding to MBI’s Existing Product Portfolio DAVIS, Calif., March 23, 2017 - Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBII) (MBI) is expanding beyond biopesticides and crop protection and into the biostimulant market by commercially launching Haven Anti-transpirant for use in a broad range of fruit, nut and vegetable [...]

15 Mar, 2017

The Age of Biologicals


The Furrow - A John Deere Publication (PDF) Microbials and biopesticides begin a new era. Biopesticides aren't new - Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) hit the market back in 1938, and the past couple of decades have seen waves of rhizobia, other microbes, and biopesticides harnessed to aid crops. Download the PDF