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21 Oct, 2016

She built a career on killing bugs without poison

Los Angeles Times The gig: Pam Marrone, 60, heads Marrone Bio Innovations in Davis, Calif., a leader among start-ups competing for a slice of the market in natural pesticides. Unlikely start: Feeding worms was Pam Marrone’s first job at U.S. agrochemical giant Monsanto Co. That may seem like an inglorious assignment for a budding entomologist [...]

12 Oct, 2016

Marrone Bio Innovations marks decade in biopesticides

Western Farm Press Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) celebrated its 10th year anniversary in the biopesticide pesticide on Oct. 11. “I think this is the most exciting time in the history of agricultural biopesticides,” said Pam Marrone, founder and chief executive officer of the company. “Biologicals are becoming the base of agricultural pest management programs, not [...]

12 Oct, 2016

Marrone Bio Innovations Celebrates 10 Years of Innovation in Biopesticides

October 12, 2016, Davis, CA. - Richard Rominger, former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture and former agricultural secretary of California, emceed a 10th anniversary luncheon celebration on October 11 for Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), a leading provider of effective and environmentally responsible biologically-based pest management and plant health products. Rominger is [...]

6 Oct, 2016

Ed Goldman: Pam Marrone has declared war on weeds

Sacramento Business Journal To keep fit, when she’s at the Davis home Pam Marrone shares with her husband of 39 years, Michael “Mick” Rogers, she swims for 45 minutes in her solar-heated pool and takes her dogs on two-mile walks and runs during the week. It’s not just to combat the effects of the constant [...]

5 Oct, 2016

Ed Goldman: Pam Marrone’s rollercoaster ride is smoothing out

Sacramento Business Journal To call the past year a rollercoaster ride for Pam Marrone would be like calling a cyclone a zephyr. Marrone turns 60 on Oct. 14, three days after her biotech company turns 10. The firm, Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., began life at a sprint, its revenues more than doubling year over year. [...]

22 Sep, 2016

Marrone Bio Innovations’ Majestene Bionematicide Awarded Best New Biopesticide in 2016 Agrow Awards

September 22, 2016, Davis, CA. - Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI) (NASDAQ: MBII), a leading global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products, announced today that its Majestene® Bionematicide product has won the Biopesticide category in the 2016 Agrow Awards held in London yesterday. The prestigious Agrow Awards (https://agrowawards.com/award-winners/), presented by Agrow, a [...]