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AgFunderNews
2024.04.03
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Recently, Syngenta announced a partnership with Israel-based Lavie Bio to discover and develop novel biopesticides. While partnerships between agrifood corporates and startups are common these days, this particular collaboration is aimed in large part at speeding up the process — a much-needed...
Phys.org
2024.03.29
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One ecosystem's trash could be another ecosystem's treasure, according to scientists studying cyanobacteria, more commonly known as blue-green algae. Cyanobacteria are commonly found in South Florida freshwaters and some are capable of producing a variety of toxins and harmful algal blooms. It...
HortiDaily
2024.03.26
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SureSource Agronomy is rolling out a line of crop nutrient products derived from the excrement, exoskeletons and discarded feed materials of crickets. The insects are raised in the Aspire insect-farming facility in London, and their byproduct is called frass. SureSource's Rob Wallbridge provided...
AgriBusiness Global
2024.03.19
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Lavie Bio Ltd., a leading ag biologicals company that develops microbiome-based, computational-driven biostimulant and biopesticide novel products and a subsidiary of Evogene Ltd., has announced that it is extending its joint validation trials for its biofungicides conducted by Bayer AG, a global...
DailyGuardian
2024.03.16
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A newly-implemented project starts preparing for the possible effects of the El Niño phenomenon in sugarcane production in Negros Occidental. According to Region VI-Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the province will likely experience below...
CropLife
2024.03.01
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Things were a little different for biofertilizers in 2023. According to the data from the 2024 CropLife® Biologicals Survey, usage among ag retailers and their grower-customers declined from the 2022 growing season — down from 50% to 41%. This marked the first such drop for the sector since the...
thebetterindia
2024.02.22
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Tejraj Sahu, a farmer hailing from the Bargarh district of Odisha, recalls his best day ever to be in March 2023. It was the day the farmer trusted his paddy field with a new fertiliser. The harsh scorching sun coupled with unseasonal rains and reduced water holding capacity of the field had spelt...
AgriBusiness Global
2024.02.21
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Biotor Labs, a Nicaraguan company that specializes in the development, formulation, and manufacture of bioinsecticides, biofungicides, and bionematicides, has announced the launch of Trichomax and Klamic in Mexico. These are two new biological products that control soilborne diseases and nematodes...

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