Peter Eckes, Former CTO of BASF Agricultural Solutions, to Chair Harpe Bioherbicide Board

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Harpe Bioherbicide Solutions, Inc., an agricultural technology company focused on providing natural and sustainable herbicide solutions, announced  that Dr. Peter Eckes, former President of BASF leading Crop Protection R&D, Seed and Trait R&D and Regulatory in the Agricultural Solutions division, has joined its board and will serve as board chairperson.

“We’re thrilled to bring Peter’s vast, global experience developing and delivering innovation to our mission of creating new, natural weed control options for farmers and consumers,” said Bill Buckner, CEO of Harpe Bioherbicide.

Through more than a 30-year career in the agricultural industry, Peter provides a unique appreciation for what it takes to bring innovation to the modern agriculture marketplace at scale without losing sight of farmer and consumer needs.

“Harpe has both a compelling value proposition and strong business plan to bring new and natural weed control innovations to life,” said Peter Eckes. “I look forward to supporting and accelerating their efforts to meet the critical need for the next generation of weed control and consumer demands for more natural inputs.”

Eckes assumes board leadership from Aidan J. Connolly, President of AgriTech Capital, who will remain as a Harpe Bioherbicide board member.


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