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

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 [...]