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 [...]

8 May, 2017

REGALIA Rx Available from Koch Agronomic Services for 2017 Crops

CropLife, by Matt Hopkins Koch Agronomic Services, LLC has announced that REGALIA Rx biofungicide is available for U.S. corn, wheat and soybean growers who seek a cost-effective improvement to their existing fungicide program. REGALIA Rx is an EPA-registered product featuring a one-of-kind (FRAC P5) Induced Systemic Resistance (ISR) mode of action, which is a proactive [...]

4 Apr, 2017

CropLife: Q&A With Pam Marrone On The World’s First All-Biological Seed Treatment

CropLife, by Jackie Pucci Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. and Israel-based Ground­work BioAg in February announced successful field trials of the world’s first all-biological comprehensive seed treatment for pest management. The treatments tested in corn and soybeans contained a mycorrhizal inoculant from Ground­work, called Rootella, as well as a bioinsecticide, a bionematicide, and a biofungicide from [...]

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

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 [...]