Tag: crop protection

AgBiome gets new CFO, secures patent protection for new microbiome crop product

AgBiome gets new CFO, secures patent protection for new microbiome crop product

August 9, 2020 |

In North Carolina, AgBiome, a developer of products from the Earth’s microbial communities, received a patent directed toward the Connate product line granted in the United States, which harnesses the power of the plant microbiome to create biologicals crop protection. AgBiome also has a new CFO, Gerald Coward, who was the former CFO at the […]

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World’s first release of genetically engineered moth could herald new era of crop protection

World’s first release of genetically engineered moth could herald new era of crop protection

February 1, 2020 |

In New York, a Cornell University study reports a successful, first-ever open-field release of a self-limiting, genetically engineered diamondback moth, stating that it paves the way for an effective and sustainable approach to pest control. The diamondback moth, also known as Plutella xylostella, is highly damaging to brassica crops such as cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower and […]

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