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BioConsortia CEO Marcus Meadows-Smith Talks About Expanding Into Brazil and Launching Biologicals for Row Crops

By Renee Targos, February 7, 2024 AgriBusiness Global AgriBusiness Global recently talked to Marcus Meadows-Smith, CEO for BioConsortia, about the company’s expansion into Brazil. Registration efforts have been started for multiple seed-applied products including a fungicide targeting early-season pathogens like rhizoctonia and pythium, as well as a broad-spectrum nematicide that also shows activity against important …

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BioConsortia Extends Nitrogen-Fixing Microbial Products Beyond Cereals To Vegetables And Other Markets

Field trial results confirm nitrogen-fixing microbial seed treatment products increased yields and reduced fertilizer use in vegetable crops Published online: Jan 29, 2024 by https://www.potatogrower.com/ Davis, CA — BioConsortia, a leading agricultural technology company that designs and licenses advanced microbial products to reduce the ecological impacts of agriculture while ensuring crop productivity, announced that the …

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Helpful or Overhyped: Uncertainty Exists With Biologicals

By: Gil Gullickson, Contributor, Blurred Biologicals 12/31/2023 | 6:00 PM CST (c) Copyright 2024 DTN, LLC. All rights reserved. Larkin Martin was puzzled. The Courtland, Alabama, farmer applied an in-furrow biological product called StrongSoil at a 5-gallon-per-acre rate in a corn field with highly variable soils. She had an objective third-party analyst use a statistical …

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Breakthroughs in Nitrogen Fixing

By: Fertilizer Focus, Argus Media Vol 40 • Issue 5 – September/October 2023 The short shelf-life of nitrogen-fixing fertilizer products is a problem that scientists at BioConsortia have been trying to solve. Fertilizer Focus speaks with Marcus Meadows- Smith, CEO of BioConsortia, about the research that has been carried out to address this issue – …

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Not Your Father’s Fertilizer: 4 Ways Fertilizer Has Changed in 40 Years

By MARGY ECKELKAMP for Farm Journal, August 4, 2023 It’s only been since 1988 that the International Plant Nutrition Institute has credited the 4R framework—application of the right nutrient source or product at the right rate, right time and in the right place—as having a close tie and application to agricultural sustainability. The 4Rs are millennials, …

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Partnering with Mosaic, BioConsortia has developed a new bio-based tool that offers added benefits for the market.

N-fixing tech gets to the spore of the matter The creation of technology that fixes nitrogen for crops has been a long-sought goal, and companies are finding success with biological approaches. BioConsortia, an innovator focused on microorganism discovery and modification, has a new approach that offers added benefits for users. CEO Marcus Meadows-Smith says what …

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BioConsortia, Inc. to Present “Unleashing The Power of Microbes” to the 5th Annual CRISPR AgBio Congress

Dr. Damian Curtis, BioConsortia’s BioConsortia’s Director of Synthetic Biology and Genomics, will present and meet potential partners for commercialization of microbial nematicides, fungicides and nitrogen-fixation products. Read more here: BioConsortia, Inc. to Present “Unleashing The Power of Microbes” to the 5th Annual CRISPR AgBio Congress – Benzinga

Green Genes:  Gene-editing is likely to play a key role in addressing the many challenges facing the global food system

CEO Marcus Meadows-Smith, argues that gene editing can help to alleviate the painful trade-off between higher production and ecological impact. In recent field trials the company has been able to boost the yield of wheat, corn and other non-legume crops by 10-20 per cent, identifying microbes that naturally partner such plants and re-engineering them to …

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