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2 Dec, 2014

Marrone Bio Innovations Announces New Corporate Headquarters Location

December 2, 2014, DAVIS, CA — Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), (NASDAQ: MBII), a leading provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, today announced that it has relocated its corporate headquarters to 1540 Drew Avenue, Davis, CA 95618, effective December 8, 2014.   […]

13 Nov, 2014

Marrone Bio Innovations’ Marrone Michigan Manufacturing Facility Recognized by the Michigan Agri-Business Association for Contributions to Sustainable Agriculture

November 13, 2014, DAVIS, CA — Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), (NASDAQ: MBII), a leading provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, is pleased to announce that its Marrone Michigan Manufacturing (M3) facility in Bangor, Michigan has received a 2014 “Green Agribusiness Award” from the Michigan Agri-Business Association (MABA). The awards recognize companies for pursuing sustainability requirements across the scope of agricultural production that help agriculture further protect water quality and the Great Lakes, and achieve the greatest possible yields while protecting the environment. “Every day, consumers are more connected to our food system and they want to know that Michigan agriculture is producing food in a sustainable way,” said Jim Byrum, President of MABA.  “In addition, our industry knows the value of protecting our air, water and Great Lakes for coming generations. By pursuing a wide range of sustainability criteria under the Green Agribusiness Designation Program, companies across the state, such as Marrone Bio Innovations, are leading the way on this important issue.”   […]

30 Oct, 2014

Marrone Bio Innovations CEO Pam Marrone Receives Agrow Award for Best Manager With a Strategic Vision

DAVIS, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 — Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI) (Nasdaq:MBII), a leading global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products, announced today that its Founder and Chief Executive Officer Pam Marrone has received a 2014 Agrow Award for “Best Manager with Strategic Vision.” Marrone was honored at the Agrow Awards’ 2014 ceremony and dinner last night in Amsterdam. The inaugural “Best Manager with Strategic Vision” award recognizes a manager who through a strategic initiative was able to achieve clearly identifiable targets in areas such as new product launches, new market penetration and company performance.   […]

27 Oct, 2014

Brian Ahrens Joins Marrone Bio Innovations as Vice President of Sales

October 27, 2014, DAVIS, CA — Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), (NASDAQ: MBII), a leading provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, today announced that Brian Ahrens has joined the company as its Vice President of Sales.   In this role, Ahrens will be responsible for driving U.S. and international sales of MBI’s portfolio of products to growers through distributors and retailers of agriculture products. Pam Marrone, Chief Executive Officer of Marrone Bio Innovations, said, “There are significant domestic and international growth opportunities for our bio-based agricultural solutions as more growers and companies put an emphasis on environmental sustainability and improved agricultural productivity.  Brian strengthens our management team and sales organization as we add depth and build out our sales team in order to capitalize on these opportunities.  Brian will play a critical role in driving sales and expanding our market reach for our bio-based products, which promote plant health and control unwanted pests in agriculture and water.”   […]

30 Sep, 2014

Zequanox® Achieves 100% Mortality for Invasive Mussels in Minnesota Lake

Biological product used at Christmas Lake near Minneapolis kills zebra mussels Christmas Lake treatment area in Shoreview, Minnesota, 11 days following Zequanox treatment, which resulted in 100 percent mortality of the invasive mussels. DAVIS, Calif., September 30, 2014 – Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI) [Nasdaq: MBII], a leading global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products announced today the successful results of a Zequanox treatment conducted at Christmas Lake in Shorewood, Minn. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District’s (MCWD) Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Program requested Zequanox treatment from MBI after discovering zebra mussels near the public boat launch. The non-chemical product approved for use in open water was applied to a 50 by 60 foot containment area with an average depth of 2.5 feet. Before treating, there were approximately 5,000 live mussels in the enclosure.  The treatment began on September 8 and eleven days later results showed 100 percent mortality of the zebra mussels in the treatment area.   […]

11 Sep, 2014

Marrone Bio Innovations Receives Patent for Use of Chromobacterium to Control Corn Rootworm Larvae Infestation

September 11, 2014, DAVIS, CA — Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), (NASDAQ: MBII), a leading provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, today announced that it has received a patent for the use of Chromobacterium, a naturally occurring bacterium with demonstrated insecticidal and miticidal capabilities. The patent protects the uses of Chromobacterium formulations, compositions and compounds to control corn rootworm larvae infestation. […]