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Syngenta Good Growth Plan annual update: programs to improve farm sustainability more than double their reach

27.3.2017 Basel, Switzerland More than 9 million hectares of farmland enhanced by biodiversity and soil conservation initiatives Data collected from 3,700 farms in 42 countries Reference farms continue to outperform benchmark Smallholder farmer productivity increased by 8% Syngenta today highlighted [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

BASF licenses CRISPR-Cas9 genome-editing technology from the Broad Institute

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, March 22, 2017 -- BASF today announced that it has reached a global licensing agreement with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard for the use of CRISPR-Cas9 genome-editing technology to improve products in agricultural and [...]

AgriMetis Announces Publication of Spinosyn Analog Patent Applications

LUTHERVILLE, MD, March 20, 2017 – AgriMetis, LLC is pleased to announce that the first international patent applications covering its insecticide portfolio of novel spinosyns have published. AgriMetis has validated its ability to discover and develop new innovative agricultural chemical [...]

By | March 26th, 2017|Agriculture, Crop Protection, News, Press Releases|

Zio Fungicide, Developed by AgBiome, Receives EPA Registration

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (March 20, 2017) – AgBiome announces today Zio™ fungicide has been approved by the EPA. This new biological fungicide will be marketed by SePRO and was developed by AgBiome, Inc.  “SePRO’s knowledge of the turf and [...]

By | March 22nd, 2017|Agriculture, Crop Protection, News, Press Releases|

46 Organizations Making Biology Easier to Engineer

Synthetic biology has been a joint effort since its conception. From academic researchers to legislators and venture capitalists, synbio as both a technology and innovation ecosystem has been forged by different hands and different perspectives. These are some of the [...]

AgBiome Receives Inaugural 2016 Innovation Award

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (January 26, 2017) –  AgBiome was recently named a most innovative startup by AgFunder as part of its Innovation Awards, a program created to recognize companies introducing transformative technology to drive agriculture forward. The awards are [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|Agriculture, Crop Protection, News, Press Releases|