What if farmers, instead of picking up some agricultural chemicals at their local dealer, picked up a load of agricultural microbes instead?
Pam Marrone, founder of Marrone Bio Innovations, in Davis, Calif., has been spent most of her professional life looking for such microbial pesticides and bringing them to market.
Listen to her interview on NPR’s program The Salt.
Spotted wing drosophila (SWD), Drosophila suzukii, is an invasive pest that causes major economic loss to fruit and berry crops across the U.S. An educational webinar developed by Marrone Bio Innovations, in association with Informa’s Crops and Chemicals USA, provides practical integrated pest management tactics that can be used to control this invasive pest to protect your fruit crops in both conventional and organic production.
This recently recorded SWD webinar is led by Dr. Tim Johnson, Marrone Bio Innovation’s Product Development Manager, and includes presentations from other professionals in the field of Entomology.
- Dr. Hannah Burrack, Associate Professor of Entomology and Extension Specialist, North Carolina State University
- Dr. Cesar Rodriguez-Saona, Associate Extension Specialist in Entomology, Rutgers University
- Dr. Richard Cowles, Agricultural Scientist, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
Listen to what was shared and learn about SWD and IPM best practices.
Minneapolis Star Tribune
A small west metro lake has successfully gotten rid of zebra mussels in a small area of the lake — a feat few lakes have been able to accomplish in the …
Experimental 3-phase treatment to rid Christmas Lake of zebra mussels appears successful – Minneapolis Star Tribune
Results of Christmas Lake zebra mussel treatments appear successful – SW News Media
No evidence of zebra mussels after 3-step treatment on Christmas Lake – FOX 9 News
Officials encouraged with early efforts to kill zebra mussels infesting Christmas Lake
Minneapolis Star Tribune
September 25, 2014
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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. more
Agri Investment Forum 2014
Eaton Chelsea Hotel, Toronto
June 25, 2014
MBI CEO Pam Marrone presents keynote:
Building Better Companies – Trials & Tribulations from the perspective of a Serial Exited Entrepreneur (2:00pm)
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