Pesticide

Farmers and Consumers File Class Action against Syngenta AG and Others for Allegedly Toxic Pesticide, Announces FeganScott Law Firm

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 10:12pm

b'Today, an Iowa-based farmer filed a proposed class action lawsuit on behalf of farmers, farm workers, and pesticide users against Syngenta AG, Syngenta Crop Protection LLC, and Chevron USA Inc.

Key Points: 
  • b'Today, an Iowa-based farmer filed a proposed class action lawsuit on behalf of farmers, farm workers, and pesticide users against Syngenta AG, Syngenta Crop Protection LLC, and Chevron USA Inc.
  • Farmers, farm workers, and others are exposed to the pesticide when it is mixed, sprayed on fields via plane, truck, or hand-held sprayer and through contact with sprayed fields.
  • The firm is championed by acclaimed veteran, class action attorneys who have successfully recovered $1 billion for victims nationwide.
  • FeganScott is committed to pursuing successful outcomes with integrity and excellence while holding the responsible parties accountable.\n'

Bee Vectoring Technologies: Invitation to the Q2 Virtual Investor Summit

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:00pm

b'BVT, an agriculture technology company, is a market disruptor with a significant global market opportunity in the $240 billion crop protection and fertilizer market.

Key Points: 
  • b'BVT, an agriculture technology company, is a market disruptor with a significant global market opportunity in the $240 billion crop protection and fertilizer market.
  • BVT has pioneered a natural precision agriculture system that replaces chemical pesticides and wasteful plant protection product spray applications by delivering biological pesticide alternatives to crops using commercially grown bees.
  • Currently, BVT has over 65 granted patents, over 35 patents pending in all major agricultural countries worldwide, and has US EPA registration of its Vectorite\xe2\x84\xa2 with CR-7 (EPA Registration No.
  • 90641-2) for sale as a registered biological fungicide for use on the labeled crops.Additional information can be viewed at the Company\xe2\x80\x99s website www.beevt.com .\n'

Insights on the Agricultural Biologicals Global Market to 2026 - Growing Demand for Food Owing to Booming Population Growth is Driving the Industry - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 9:59am

Agricultural biologicals are a distinctive group of natural products, derived from naturally occurring micro-organisms, beneficial insects, plant extracts, and other organic matters.\nBiological products, such as agricultural biologicals, are the fastest-growing segments in the agricultural input market.

Key Points: 
  • Agricultural biologicals are a distinctive group of natural products, derived from naturally occurring micro-organisms, beneficial insects, plant extracts, and other organic matters.\nBiological products, such as agricultural biologicals, are the fastest-growing segments in the agricultural input market.
  • the key developer of this industry is the growing demand for eco-friendly, chemical-free products for better yield.
  • Chemical fertilizers and pesticides do increase yield, at the cost of the quality of the crop.
  • Agricultural Biologicals, on the other hand, do not contain chemicals and make the plant and yield more nutritious and healthier.

Insights on the Crop Protection Chemicals Global Market to 2026 - Key Drivers and Restraints - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, May 7, 2021 - 12:43pm

b'The "Crop Protection Chemicals Market - Forecasts from 2021 to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe global crop protection chemical market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.42% to reach a market size of US$101.640 billion in 2026 from US$70.239 billion in 2019.\nThe outbreak of COVID-19 has impacted global trade which has led to socio-economic disruptions around the world.

Key Points: 
  • b'The "Crop Protection Chemicals Market - Forecasts from 2021 to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe global crop protection chemical market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.42% to reach a market size of US$101.640 billion in 2026 from US$70.239 billion in 2019.\nThe outbreak of COVID-19 has impacted global trade which has led to socio-economic disruptions around the world.
  • It is estimated that post-COVID when the economic conditions are back to normal the demand for crop protection chemicals will rise.\nThere has been a growing demand for food security across the globe and strict government regulations about it will drive the growth in the market of crop protection chemicals.
  • Heavy crop loss due to pest attacks pressurizes farmers to use crop protection chemicals further propelling its market growth.
  • This facility will supply BASF\'s patented crop protection products to farmers in the region of Asia Pacific.

BIOSt® Nematicide Seed Treatment Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Soybeans and Corn by 85%+ Compared to Conventional Pesticides

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 1:31pm

(NASDAQ: MBII) (MBI), an international leader in sustainable agricultural biological solutions, announced today that BIOSt Nematicide seed treatment product, achieved an outstanding climate impact score of 9.8 out of 10.\nThe Climate Impact Study showed that BIOSt Nematicide reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 85 percent in soybeans and 87 percent in corn compared with conventional pesticides.

Key Points: 
  • (NASDAQ: MBII) (MBI), an international leader in sustainable agricultural biological solutions, announced today that BIOSt Nematicide seed treatment product, achieved an outstanding climate impact score of 9.8 out of 10.\nThe Climate Impact Study showed that BIOSt Nematicide reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 85 percent in soybeans and 87 percent in corn compared with conventional pesticides.
  • It is approved for conventional and organic use and is safe for human use, pollinators (such as bees), and aquatic life.
  • This new data underscores the beneficial experience our distribution partners and grower customers have had with BIOSt Nematicide in row crops such as soybeans, corn, and cotton.
  • This study concluded that the use of MBI\xe2\x80\x99s bioprotectants would likely reduce GHG emissions by 69 to 91 percent when compared with conventional pesticides.

BioConsortia Appoints Nancy Vosnidou IP & Portfolio Strategist

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 11:31pm

b'As BioConsortia continues its discovery and development of powerful microbes with unique modes of action and innovates further into gene editing for microbial biopesticides and nitrogen fixation, we are pleased to announce that Nancy Vosnidou will join the BioConsortia team in the newly created position of IP & Portfolio Strategist.\nNancy brings deep experience in patent portfolio development and strategy, as well as competitive intelligence.

Key Points: 
  • b'As BioConsortia continues its discovery and development of powerful microbes with unique modes of action and innovates further into gene editing for microbial biopesticides and nitrogen fixation, we are pleased to announce that Nancy Vosnidou will join the BioConsortia team in the newly created position of IP & Portfolio Strategist.\nNancy brings deep experience in patent portfolio development and strategy, as well as competitive intelligence.
  • Most recently, Nancy managed the CRISPR and molecular engineering IP portfolios for Corteva, a multinational ag tech company, with previous IP experience in pharmaceutical biologicals, ag microbials at a unicorn startup, and transgenic crop development with another of the big 5 agricultural companies.
  • We have built a world-class team, which is doing great research, and we continue to move from strength to strength.
  • Nancy is a very talented addition to this winning team,\xe2\x80\x9d said Marcus Meadows-Smith, CEO \xe2\x80\x93 BioConsortia, Inc..\nBioConsortia, Inc. is developing effective microbial solutions that enhance plant phenotypes and increase crop yields.

FBSciences Announces Significant Expansion of its Biopesticide Category including Nematicide, Fungicide, and Insecticide Opportunities

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 1:48pm

b'MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --FBSciences, a global leader in the innovation and commercialization of biologicals for agriculture and food production, including biostimulants, biopesticides, and comprehensive crop nutrition solutions, announces a broad expansion of its biopesticide category.

Key Points: 
  • b'MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --FBSciences, a global leader in the innovation and commercialization of biologicals for agriculture and food production, including biostimulants, biopesticides, and comprehensive crop nutrition solutions, announces a broad expansion of its biopesticide category.
  • Committed to continuous milestones in crop protection, FBSciences has added further uses and claims to its EPA-registered biopesticide material, FBS Defense 500.
  • FBSciences\' biopesticide works as a complement to a grower\'s crop production and management program.
  • FBS Defense 500 has been proven effective on various nematode species, including root-knot, cyst, lesion, spiral, and reniform nematodes.

MustGrow Investor Webcast Today - Tuesday May 4th at 4:10pm ET

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 12:02pm

This natural biological approach to crop protection underscores the "E" in ESG - Environmental, Social, and Governance.

Key Points: 
  • This natural biological approach to crop protection underscores the "E" in ESG - Environmental, Social, and Governance.
  • MustGrow has designed and owns a U.S. EPA-approved natural solution that uses the mustard seed\'s natural defence mechanism to protect plants from pests and diseases.
  • Over 110 independent tests have been completed, validating MustGrow\'s safe and effective signature products.
  • MustGrow has now concentrated a mustard extract biopesticide in liquid format, TerraMG, and with regulatory approval, could be applied through standard drip or spray equipment, improving functionality and performance features.

Aptive Environmental Pest Control Strikes Gold Bringing Home Multiple Stevie Awards

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 2:05pm

To be able to grow in double digits in a year with massive layoffs and terminations is phenomenal.

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  • To be able to grow in double digits in a year with massive layoffs and terminations is phenomenal.
  • And, it all ties back to the culture and treating your people well!\xe2\x80\x9d\n\xe2\x80\x9cNice stats on business and employee growth.
  • The call out about proprietary software as a competitive differentiator is interesting to note, as well.
  • Aptive is also a proud member of the EPA\'s Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program and has partnered with the United Nations Foundation\xe2\x80\x99s "Nothing But Nets" to help stop the spread of Malaria transmitted by mosquito bites.\n'

$83.5 Billion Crop Protection Chemicals Market - Global Industry Analysis 2017-2020 & Growth Trends and Market Forecast 2021-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 3:14pm

b'The "Crop Protection Chemicals Market - Global Industry Analysis (2017 - 2020), Growth Trends and Market Forecast (2021 - 2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nDriven by the rising demand for improved crop yield, the crop protection chemicals market is forecast to surpass US$ 83.5 Bn by 2025, growing at a 5.3% CAGR\nWith global population expected to surpass 9.8 billion by 2025, the pressure is increasing on arable land, which is already on decline.

Key Points: 
  • b'The "Crop Protection Chemicals Market - Global Industry Analysis (2017 - 2020), Growth Trends and Market Forecast (2021 - 2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nDriven by the rising demand for improved crop yield, the crop protection chemicals market is forecast to surpass US$ 83.5 Bn by 2025, growing at a 5.3% CAGR\nWith global population expected to surpass 9.8 billion by 2025, the pressure is increasing on arable land, which is already on decline.
  • Thanks to favorable regulations and conducive environment for growth, the crop protection chemicals market is exhibiting impressive growth.
  • Of these, Latin America is expected to register growth at an accelerated pace over the course of the report\'s forecast period.
  • However, restructuring of crop protection chemicals market in China could derail growth of pesticides consumption to an extent.\nCompanies operating in the market have been focusing on strategic collaborations.