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  • Emotional Intelligence: the conversation we will be having By Nancy Hintz

    While it is little discussed today, in the coming decade the prominent topic among businesses will be the paramount importance of emotional intelligence for a company’s success. In an era of rampant technological growth, skills are becoming commoditized. To do business, we must know how to talk to one another. Poor communication and negative comments…

  • Roger’s Point of View

    Hello folks, This first quarter of 2024 has been very busy and exciting at the same time. BAW Congress 2024 is round the corner and we have put everything in to make it a good show and fulfilling for the BioAg Community. I’m thrilled looking at last 4 Congresses that we have organised and how…

  • Seipasa strengthens its banana bio-protection strategy

    Bananas are one of the most consumed tropical fruits in the world. Almost 3 out of 4 bananas exported in the world come from Latin America, a region that has only increased its weight in this strategic crop for its economy. The top exporters include Ecuador, the Philippines, Guatemala and Costa Rica, but Mexico has…

  • Futureco Bioscience obtains European Patent for new microbial bionematicide

    Futureco Bioscience, a leading Spanish biotechnological company, has reached a significant milestone in the realm of sustainable agriculture with the recent acquisition of a European Patent for their groundbreaking microbial bionematicide technology. This innovation, centered around the potent nematicide activity of strain B410 of Metabacillus halosaccharovorans, holds immense promise in combating nematodes, one of agriculture’s…

  • Futureco Bioscience strengthens its presence in Mexico with funding from COFIDES

    COFIDES has supported Futureco Bioscience, a company specialising in the manufacture of high-quality biostimulants and organic biopesticides, in its consolidation in the Mexican market through a loan of 300,000 euros from its resources. The Catalan company, with a subsidiary in Mexico City, began commercial operations in the country last year. The aim of the project, supported by…

  • IdeeLab Joins the Ginkgo Technology Network to Provide Agriculture Companies in Brazil with End-to-End Product Development & Manufacturing Service

    IdeeLab Biotechnology, a Brazilian company focused on agricultural innovations, has partnered with Ginkgo Bioworks (NYSE: DNA) to join the Ginkgo Technology Network. This collaboration aims to enhance R&D outcomes in biological solutions for agriculture. The Ginkgo Technology Network, a global ecosystem of technology partners, aims to drive innovation in customer R&D programs. IdeeLab’s expertise in…

  • Certis Belchim partners with Landlab for advanced biostimulant testing services

    Certis Belchim, a prominent player in the agriculture solutions sector, has recently announced a strategic partnership with Landlab, an innovative company based in Italy renowned for its expertise in biostimulant product development and testing. This collaboration marks a significant step forward for Certis Belchim, as it enables the company to leverage Landlab’s cutting-edge technologies and…

  • USDA Announces $1.5 Billion Investment in Climate-Smart Agriculture

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the availability of a historic $1.5 billion in fiscal year 2024 to invest in partner-driven conservation and climate solutions through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting project proposals now through July 2,…

  • BioConsortia has raised $15 million in its most recent funding round.

    BioConsortia, Inc., a pioneering leader in microbial gene-editing for agricultural applications, has recently concluded a successful internal financing round aimed at propelling the development of cutting-edge microbial products. These innovative solutions, designed to enhance crop yields by addressing challenges such as nitrogen fixation, nematode and fungal control, and soil insect pest management, signify a significant…

  • Vestaron and Simplot Grower Solutions forge strategic distribution partnership to deliver novel sustainable solutions for farmers.

    Vestaron Corporation, a leading innovator in sustainable crop protection solutions, and Simplot Grower Solutions, a North American Agricultural Retailer, have officially announced a distribution agreement poised to reshape the landscape of modern agriculture in the United States. This strategic collaboration combines Vestaron’s novel insecticides and Simplot Grower Solutions’ extensive network and agronomic expertise to deliver…