5 Jan, 2018

New Options Researched for SWD Control

2018-01-05T10:26:08+00:00

Published in Fruit Grower News. By Stephen Kloosterman Assistant Editor (11/17) Michigan State University (MSU) continues to research new Weapons for the blueberry grower's fight against spotted wing drosophila (SWD). During a late September meeting, researchers and professors at the MSU Trevor Nichols Research Center (TNRC) in Fennville, Michigan offered a glimpse of trials of [...]

New Options Researched for SWD Control 2018-01-05T10:26:08+00:00
1 Jan, 2018

Feeding the World: How Technology Will Change Farming Over The Next Decade

2018-01-11T15:04:01+00:00

By Pam Marrone in Chief Executive. By 2050, there will be 9.1 billion people inhabiting our earth, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN predicts. That’s about 34 percent more than there are today. To feed them, farmers will need to produce greater yields at lower costs—often with fewer resources on less land. This [...]

Feeding the World: How Technology Will Change Farming Over The Next Decade 2018-01-11T15:04:01+00:00
11 Dec, 2017

Biologicals Innovator Talks Future Tech

2017-12-11T11:51:54+00:00

Pam Marrone of Marrone Bio Innovations sees a solid future in tools from nature. Posted in Michigan Farmer, by Willie Vogt | Dec 11, 2017 Pam Marrone is energetic, innovative and frustrated. She’s the founder and background force for Marrone Bio Innovations, a Davis, Calif., firm that has been a trendsetter in a growing area [...]

Biologicals Innovator Talks Future Tech 2017-12-11T11:51:54+00:00
14 Nov, 2017

Marrone Bio focused on 2 near-term pest management products

2017-11-17T13:20:03+00:00

BioTuesdays Article Marrone Bio Innovations (NASDAQ:MBII), which recently received EPA approval for its newest biological fungicide, Stargus, is focused on commercializing its two near-term products: a new herbicide for improved weed control and new biofumigant to replace toxic chemicals. “Our strategy is to provide a full suite of biological solutions across all farmers’ needs,” CEO [...]

Marrone Bio focused on 2 near-term pest management products 2017-11-17T13:20:03+00:00
2 Nov, 2017

How a 270 Acre Farm in New York is Using Biotech and Precision Ag for Organic Fruit & Veg Production

2017-11-02T13:55:25+00:00

"We use a few products made by Marrone- Bio quite a bit, like Regalia, which offers systemic resistance and we found that worked very nicely for apple rust." Fishkill Farms is a 270-acre farm in Duchess County, New York, producing a variety of fruits and vegetables and pastured eggs. Apple orchards take up the majority [...]

How a 270 Acre Farm in New York is Using Biotech and Precision Ag for Organic Fruit & Veg Production 2017-11-02T13:55:25+00:00