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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

21 Feb, 2017

Marrone Bio Innovations Hosts Grower Nematicide Training

23 Academics, Growers and Distributors from Central Florida’s Major Agricultural Production Area Gathered to Learn More about Managing Nematodes Tampa, Fla. -- Feb. 21, 2017 -- Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), (NASDAQ: MBII), a leading manufacturer and marketer of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental, and water treatment [...]

13 Feb, 2017

Marrone Bio Innovations and Groundwork BioAg Bio-stacked Microbial Seed Treatments Result in Increased Corn and Soybean Yields

Treatments show reduction of corn rootworm and nematodes DAVIS, Calif. and MOSHAV MAZOR, Israel, Feb. 13, 2017 -- Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBII) (MBI) and Groundwork BioAg, Ltd (Groundwork) today announced successful seed treatment field trials of the world’s first all-biological comprehensive seed treatment. The treatments tested in corn and soybeans contained a mycorrhizal inoculant [...]

3 Feb, 2017

Commercial Challenges for Bringing Biopesticides to Market: What Does it Take to Survive?

AgroPages Op-Ed by Pam Marrone, CEO of Marrone Bio Biopesticides represent approximately $2-3 billion of the $56 billion pesticide market. Growth of biopesticides is projected to outpace that of chemical pesticides, with compounded annual growth rates of more than 15%. With global population expected to increase to 9 billion by 2050, there is an increasing [...]

30 Jan, 2017

Marrone Bio inks deal to sell into $300 million Australia, New Zealand market

Sacramento Business Journal Marrone Bio Innovations, a Davis-based developer of biologically based pesticides, and Nufarm Australia Ltd. announced an agreement to make Marrone’s Grandevo bioinsecticide available in Australia and New Zealand. Those markets are potentially worth a combined $300 million annually. Nufarm, the largest maker of crop-protection products in Australia, will be the exclusive distributor [...]