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7Jul, 2015

Webinar-Lessons learned from recent open-water applications and field trials of Zequanox®

July 7, 2015|Categories: 2015 In The News, 2015 Latest News, In The News, Latest News|

Webinar: July 22, 2015 10:00-11:30am Eastern Register now to reserve your spot! Invasive zebra and quagga mussels (Dreissena polymorpha and D. rostriformis bugensis, respectively) are causing significant ecological and economic impacts across North America. Recent advances [...]

5Dec, 2014

Guest Opinion: Biologicals Play Key Role in Food Production

December 5, 2014|Categories: 2014 In The News, In The News|

THE GROWER, Vance Publishing Corporation Written by Dr. Pamela Marrone, founder and chief executive officer of Marrone Bio Innovations, Davis, Calif. 12/04/2014 EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a guest column and opinions expressed here are only those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Vance Publishing Corporation. Now more than ever, fruit and vegetable growers need effective and environmentally sustainable pest management programs to protect against crop diseases, improve food yields and quality, and feed a growing and increasingly food-conscious world. Biopesticides or “biologicals” are becoming an important tool in the grower’s toolbox by promoting plant health and controlling unwanted pests and diseases, leading to better yields with reduced environmental impact – as well as an improved bottom line for growers.   […]

8Jul, 2014

BIRD – Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial R&D Foundation to Invest $9 Million in 11 New Projects

July 8, 2014|Categories: 2013 In The News, In The News|

The approved projects involve innovations in the areas of 3D Printing, Agro-technology, Information Security, Homeland Security and others TEL AVIV, Israel, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — During its meeting on June 26, 2014, held in Washington D.C., the Board of Governors of the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation, approved $8.9 million in funding for eleven new projects between Israeli and American companies. In addition to the grants from BIRD, the projects will access private sector funding, boosting the total value of all projects to approximately $25 million. The BIRD Foundation promotes collaboration between Israeli and American companies in various technological fields for the purpose of joint product development. In addition to providing conditional grants of up to $1 million for approved projects, the Foundation assists by working with companies to identify potential strategic partners and facilitate introductions. […]