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 [...]

6 Jan, 2017

Albaugh Launches BIOST™ the First Complete Biological Seed Treatment Platform

Albaugh, LLC January 5, 2017, Ankeny, IA. – Albaugh, LLC, a leading provider of crop protection products and seed treatment technology, announced today they are launching a new biological seed treatment platform that includes a broad portfolio of highly effective and proven biological seed treatments. The new BIOST™ biological seed treatment platform will deliver a [...]

28 Nov, 2016

Marrone Bio Innovations Receives EPA Registration for New Biofumigant

DAVIS, CA – November 28, 2016 - Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), (NASDAQ: MBII), a leading global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture and water treatment markets, announced today that the Company has received registration of MBI-601 EP, a biofumigant, from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Biopesticide [...]

16 Nov, 2016

Marrone Bio Innovations Receives California Approval for MAJESTENE® Bionematicide

New Bionematicide Addresses Large Market Need Bringing Environmentally Responsible and Effective Solution for Combatting Nematodes and Protecting Crops November 16, 2016, Davis, CA. – 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 markets, announced [...]

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 [...]