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  1. Zachary S. Wochok, Ph.D. Joins Marrone Bio Innovations' Board Of DirectorsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Agri Marketing

    ZACHARY S. WOCHOK, PH.D. JOINS MARRONE BIO INNOVATIONS' BOARD OF DIRECTORS Jun. 2, 2016 Source: Marrone Bio Innovations news release Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. today announced that at its annual meeting of stockholders on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, agribusiness, biotechnology and food industry executive Zachary S. Wochok, Ph.D., was newly elected to the company's Board of Directors. MBI's stockholders also reelected the Board's financial expert, George H. Kerckhove.

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  2. Ag Investment Firm AGR Moves Its Headquarters To Davis, CARead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Agri Marketing

    AG INVESTMENT FIRM AGR MOVES ITS HEADQUARTERS TO DAVIS, CA Jun. 1, 2016 Sacramento Business Journal reports: Investment firm AGR Partners is moving its headquarters to Davis to be closer to the food and agriculture hub around the University of California Davis. The company is now based in Visalia and has an office in Chicago.

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  3. How UC Davis Supports AgTech StartupsRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | Agri Marketing

    HOW UC DAVIS SUPPORTS AGTECH STARTUPS May 26, 2016 AgFunder.com reports: A hot topic of conversation in the agtech sector at the moment is the need to bring more agricultural science out of universities and into agtech startups. Earlier this month, the AgTech Accelerator launched with just that mission: to bridge the gap between universities, venture investors, and the agriculture industry.

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  4. Harvest PR Named Agency Of Record For Marrone Bio InnovationsRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | Agri Marketing

    HARVEST PR NAMED AGENCY OF RECORD FOR MARRONE BIO INNOVATIONS May 23, 2016 Source: Harvest PR & Marketing news release Marrone Bio Innovations has selected Harvest PR & Marketing, Inc. as its marketing communications agency of record. Founded by Dr. Pam Marrone and based in Davis, Calif., MBI is a leader in biological and sustainable pest control solutions.

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  5. Yamaha Debuts Its RMAX Remotely Controlled Helicopter Commercial Spray ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Agri Marketing

    Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, is pleased to announce the inaugural commercial operation of its RMAX remotely piloted helicopter for agriculture spraying service in the U.S. The RMAX flight was completed this week in California for Napa-based Silverado Farming Company, a leading vineyard management company. During its debut the RMAX applied a fungicide for preventative control of powdery mildew-one of the most common fungal diseases affecting grapes and many other crops.

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  6. Raj Ketkar Named President/CEO Of Arcadia BiosciencesRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | Agri Marketing

    RAJ KETKAR NAMED PRESIDENT/CEO OF ARCADIA BIOSCIENCES May 11, 2016 Source: Arcadia Biosciences news release Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. , an agricultural technology company that creates value for farmers while benefitting the environment and enhancing human health, announced today that Raj Ketkar will join the company as president and chief executive officer later this month. "I look forward to working with Roger and the team to build upon the company's achievements and improve the productivity and environmental sustainability of agriculture" Ketkar brings nearly 35 years of agriculture and agricultural biotechnology business experience in the U.S. and internationally.

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  7. Intrexon Establishes New Crop Protection Business UnitRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | Agri Marketing

    INTREXON ESTABLISHES NEW CROP PROTECTION BUSINESS UNIT May 5, 2016 Source: Intrexon news release Intrexon Corporation , a leader in synthetic biology, today announced the formation of Intrexon Crop Protection , a wholly-owned subsidiary dedicated to the biological control of agricultural pests and diseases, including insects and fungi. Through the utilization of two proprietary technologies within Intrexon's platform, ICP's approach will precisely target single pest species avoiding the off-target effects of conventional pesticide applications on the broader ecosystem.

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  8. Report Shows U.S. Livestock Production Responsible For Only 4.2% Of GHGRead the original story

    May 2, 2016 | Agri Marketing

    REPORT SHOWS U.S. LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION RESPONSIBLE FOR ONLY 4.2% OF GHG May 2, 2016 National Pork Producers Council reports: Groups opposed to modern livestock production, including the Humane Society of the United States , like to blame cows, pigs, sheep and chickens for contributing significantly to greenhouse gas emissions . But a report issued this week from professor Frank Mitloehner, an air-quality specialist at the University of California, Davis, finds that livestock production in the United States accounts for just 4.2 percent of GHG emissions; pork production contributes just 0.47 percent.

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  9. Highlights From Keynote Speech At The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance ConferenceRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Agri Marketing

    HIGHLIGHTS FROM KEYNOTE SPEECH AT THE PESTICIDE STEWARDSHIP ALLIANCE CONFERENCE Mar. 2, 2016 Source: The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance news release Jon Entine, Founding Director of the Genetic Literacy Project and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Food and Agricultural Literacy at University of California-Davis delivered the keynote address at the annual meeting of The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance held February 9-11, 2016 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As a champion of sustainability and a self-described contrarian, Jon Entine has been actively defending genetically-modified foods and agricultural practices for more than 15 years.

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  10. Sarah Reiter Named U.S. Manager For Biopesticide Company StocktonRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2016 | Agri Marketing

    SARAH REITER NAMED U.S. MANAGER FOR BIOPESTICIDE COMPANY STOCKTON Feb. 9, 2016 Source: The Stockton Group news release The Stockton Group , a leader in the development of plant based biopesticides, announced today the appointment of Ms. Sarah Reiter as Country Manager of Stockton USA effective February 1, 2016.

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  11. Poultry Groups: The Egg Industry In The U.S. And Internationally In TransitionRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2016 | Agri Marketing

    POULTRY GROUPS: THE EGG INDUSTRY IN THE U.S. AND INTERNATIONALLY IN TRANSITION Feb. 1, 2016 Source: USPoultry, American Feed Industry Assn, No. American Meat Institute joint news release "The egg industry in the U.S. and internationally is in transition," said Dr. Joy Mench, University of California Davis, during her presentation at the Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit held during the 2016 International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta.

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  12. Canada-U.S. Feed Industries Launch Regional Global Feed LCA InstituteRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2016 | Agri Marketing

    U.S. FEED INDUSTRIES LAUNCH REGIONAL GLOBAL FEED LCA INSTITUTE Jan. 19, 2016 Source: American Feed Industry Association news release Last week, the American Feed Industry Association and the Animal Nutrition Association of Canada met to launch the Canada-U.S. Global Feed LCA Institute database project, as a follow-up to the recently completed Livestock Environmental Assessment Partnership project, the first FAO joint project with industry. The LEAP project provided a methodology on accessing the environmental impact of livestock and poultry production and reported that globally animal production accounts for less than 14 percent of greenhouse gas emissions.

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  13. Arcadia Biosciences Refinances And Consolidates DebtRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | Agri Marketing

    ARCADIA BIOSCIENCES REFINANCES AND CONSOLIDATES DEBT Dec. 31, 2015 Source: Arcadia Biosciences news release Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. , an agricultural technology company, today announced the closing of a debt facility with Silicon Valley Bank, the bank of the world's most innovative companies and their investors. The new debt facility includes a $25 million senior secured term loan, the proceeds from which were used to prepay amounts outstanding under existing loan agreements with affiliates of Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC and Mahyco International Pte.

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  14. Agrinos To Open New Microbial Crop Input Production Facility In OregonRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | Agri Marketing

    AGRINOS TO OPEN NEW MICROBIAL CROP INPUT PRODUCTION FACILITY IN OREGON Dec. 29, 2015 Source: Agrinos news release Agrinos, a leading biological crop input provider committed to improving the productivity and sustainability of agriculture worldwide, announces the construction of a new, state-of-the-art production facility in Clackamas, Oregon. The 28,000 square-foot facility near Portland, Ore., will accommodate increased production capacity for the Agrinos line of proprietary High Yield Technology microbial products, marketed under brand names that include HYT A, iNvigorate, AMPLUS, N-Gage as well as others.

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  15. More On The Dow Chemical, DuPont MergerRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | Agri Marketing

    MORE ON THE DOW CHEMICAL, DUPONT MERGER Dec. 11, 2015 Indianapolis Business Journal reports: While the combination of Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co.

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  16. Kincannon & Reed Expands Its Asia-Pacific PresenceRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | Agri Marketing

    KINCANNON & REED EXPANDS ITS ASIA-PACIFIC PRESENCE Dec. 11, 2015 Source: Kincannon & Reed news release Kincannon & Reed, the leading global retained executive search firm serving the food, agribusiness, and life sciences sectors, has announced that Phillip Osborne has joined the firm as a Managing Director, Australia/New Zealand. Osborne's background includes CEO and CFO positions in the FMCG, beverage, food and food ingredients, and agribusiness sectors.

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  17. Nominations Open For 2016 Borlaug CAST Communication AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Agri Marketing

    NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2016 BORLAUG CAST COMMUNICATION AWARD Nov. 17, 2015 Source: Council for Agricultural Science and Technology news release Nominations are now open for the 2016 Borlaug CAST Communication Award, an honor that recognizes professionals actively working in the agricultural, environmental, or food sectors who are promoting agricultural science in the public policy arena. This award has become an influential component in the efforts to keep agricultural issues and programs in the public eye and in front of national and world policymakers.

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  18. SoAR Foundation Announces Advisory Committee Assembled To Strengthen Ag ResearchRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2015 | Agri Marketing

    SOAR FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES ADVISORY COMMITTEE ASSEMBLED TO STRENGTHEN AG RESEARCH Oct. 23, 2015 Source: Supporters of Agricultural Research news release The Supporters of Agricultural Research Foundation today announce the formation of its Scientific Advisory Committee, an eight-member panel led by Vicki Chandler, PhD, Dean of the College of Natural Sciences at the Minerva Schools at KGI. The Committee's primary mission is to strengthen agricultural research and raise its profile within the broader science community.

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  19. STEM Food & Ag Council Launches "Feed, Nourish, Thrive" InitiativeRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2015 | Agri Marketing

    STEM FOOD & AG COUNCIL LAUNCHES "FEED, NOURISH, THRIVE" INITIATIVE Oct. 19, 2015 Source: STEM Food and Ag Council news release The STEM Food and Ag Council - a project of STEMconnector - announced the launch of a new initiative to increase the number of people working to feed the planet's growing population through science, technology, engineering and math . The initiative, entitled Feed, Nourish, Thrive , aims to inspire the next generation of innovators in food and agricultural production.

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  20. USDA Funds Project To Help Almond Growers Gain Access To Greenhouse Gas MarketsRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2015 | Agri Marketing

    USDA FUNDS PROJECT TO HELP ALMOND GROWERS GAIN ACCESS TO GREENHOUSE GAS MARKETS Sep. 25, 2015 Source: USDA news release The Almond Board of California will join with the Environmental Defense Fund and other partners in carrying out a new USDA-funded pilot project designed to give both almond and corn growers greater access to greenhouse gas markets like those under California's cap-and-trade program. The $960,000 project is part of a $20.5 million allocation from the USDA Conservation Innovation Grant Program to help farmers and ranchers implement practices that will make their operations more resilient to climate change.

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