Article Library


A collection of articles from our company and around the web on a a variety of industry relevant topics.

Hone Your IPM Skills in the New Biologicals Paradigm

Agribusiness Global | By Jackie Pucci | 10 June 2019 "In the old paradigm, biologicals were pigeonholed into organic and specialty crops. In the new…


Pesticidal natural products – status and future potential

Society of Chemical Industry | By Pamela G Marrone Read full article hered Abstract There is a long history of using natural products as the basis…


Industry Insight: Growing Innovation In Biologicals

Global AgInvesting | May 8, 2019 By Pam Marrone, Founder and CEO of Marrone Bio Innovations Wherever I travel around the globe, whether it is in…


Marrone Bio Innovations addresses increasing threats to almonds with two biological insecticides

Venerate® XC and Grandevo® WDG are proven to minimize damage from navel orangeworm and other pests, driving improved crop yields and quality while…


Sustainable Ag 1 | MBI

Growing Innovation in Biologicals, By Pam Marrone

Published in Women in Agribusiness WIA Quarterly Journal Volume 5, Issue 2 | March, 2019 Wherever I travel around the globe, whether it is in China,…


Restoring Soil Health Takes Time

By Darrell Smith | Farm Journal, Conservation and Machinery | Article Link After rapid gains from vertical tillage, pH and fertility, the improvement…


Prevent Fire Blight with Biological Controls

Growing Produce | Article Link | January 17, 2019 | Kathie Zipp Regalia from Marrone Bio Innovations Regalia biofungicide stimulates the plant’s…


CA DPR – Clarification of Marrone Bio Product Use in Cannabis

Clarification of Marrone Bio Product Use in Cannabis Download File Size:…


Mother Nature’s Always Got the Answer, Doesn’t She?

Terpenes & Testing | Jason S. Lupoi, Ph.D. | Article Link Interview with Dr. Pam Marrone You don’t have to search very far these days to have your…


A New Lay of the Land

Comstock Magazine | Allison Joy | 12/10/18 Entrepreneur and entomologist Pamela Marrone on biologicals in farming and the Capital Region’s innovation…


Global Go: Marrone Bio Innovations

Cristina Mendonsa | Global Go from California Community Colleges & CITO Global Go interviews Dr. Pamela Marrone founder of Marrone Bio.


Marrone selling biologic protection to other manufacturers

Sacramento Business Journal | Mark Anderson Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. is launching a business-to-business platform to sell its products to other…


Agri Investor Forum: Integrating biologicals is essential to future ag growth

Agri Investor | 12/07/18 | Download PDF At the Agri Investor Forum in Chicago, panelists from Vestaron, Marrone Bio Innovations and AgLaunch…


Marrone Bio Innovations Sets Record in Q-3 Financials

ProactiveInvestors USA | Article Link Marrone Bio Innovatons (MBII-NASDAQ) CEO Marrone joined Steve Darling from Proactive Investors at the LD MIcro…


Sustainable Ag 2 | MBI

How A Quirky Habit Helped This Founder Raise $200M In Venture Capital

Forbes Magazine | Article Link | Colleen DeBaise I recently spoke with Pam Marrone, one of the rare women leading a public company. Her startup,…


Growing Innovation in Biologicals for Organic and Non-Organic Crop Protection

By Pam Marrone, Founder and CEO, Marrone Bio Innovations Wherever I travel around the globe, whether it is in China, Guatemala, Brazil, Europe or the…


Burkholderia Product Line from Marrone Bio Innovations Wins the 2018 Bernard Blum Award

TwoB Monthly The Global Biocontrol & Biostimulants Newsletter | Oct 22, 2018 | Article Link As announced in our Breaking News Alert of Thursday 11th…


Meet the Bug-Loving Entrepreneur Who Kills Pests Without Poison

The Story Exchange | Christina Kelly | Article Link | Oct 9, 2018 Entomologist Pam Marrone has turned a fascination with insects into Marrone Bio…


INSIGHT: Biopesticides to Feed a Growing and Hungry World

Bloomberg Environment | Dr. Pam Marrone | Sept 24, 2018 | Article Link Whether it is in China, Guatemala, Brazil, Europe, or the U.S., consumers,…


The Short List on YouTube with Cristine Mendonsa & Pam Marrone

Biological Solutions for Asian Citrus Psyllid Relief


Why Integrated Pest Management is Due for a Reset

Entomology Today | Robert K.D. Peterson, Ph.D. | Article Link While the ideal of integrated pest management has been pursued and adopted in a…


A Distributor’s Perspective on How to Improve Biopesticide Adoption

Agronews | Jesse Rosales | Article Link Market and Segment Overview The global market for pesticides reached $68.7B in 2017 1. Biopesticides…


How to Approach Biocontrol in Your Grape Vineyard

Growing Produce | Christina Herrick | August 20, 2018 | Article Link Paul Brock of Silver Thread Vineyard Along with integrating biocontrols into a…


Cannabis Is Creating A Boom For Biological Pesticides

Forbes | Janet Burns | 8/19/18 | Article Link As legal cannabis farms take the spotlight, safer methods of pest control are also taking root in more…


Looming Chlorpyrifos Ban Has ‘Natural’ Pesticide Makers Buzzing

Bloomberg Environment | Article Link | August 14, 2018 Marrone Bio Innovations hopes farmers will use their biopesticides to replace chlorpyrifos…


Biopesticides: Part of a stronger crop production and pest management program

Farm & Livestock Directory | Article Link | By Pam Marrone | June 20, 2018 As growers seek to combat pest resistance, regulations on environmental…


Private equity prepares to follow organic farmers into the mainstream

Agri Investor | Article Link | August 2, 2018 Accelerating changes in farming techniques will create a wider market for biological inputs, says Pam…


Resistance and Rotation – the Value of Biorationals

Horti Daily | Article Link | August 7, 2018 Biorational crop protection products offer major benefits in terms of resistance management and can be…


What Growers Need to Know About Biopesticides

Growing Produce | Article Link | August 6, 2018 Similar to contact fungicides like copper and chlorothalonil, most biopesticides, when deposited on…


A Grower’s Perspective: Why I Use Biostimulants

Growing Produce | Article Link | By Carlos A. Lazcano | July 26, 2018 We have been testing biostimulant materials for more than 14 years at J&D…


How to Trial Biocontrols on Your Farm

Growing Produce | Article Link | By Carol Miller Grimmway Farms field of carrots Southern California-based Grimmway Farms is committed to being a…


Unlocking Growth in a Competitive Environment

Article Link NEW YORK — Consumers weren't necessarily clamoring for organic yogurt in 1983, the year Gary Hirshberg and Samuel Kaymen founded…


A Conversation with Pam Marrone

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. | June 2018 | Article Link INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY: What personal and professional drivers compelled you to start Marrone Bio…


Using Biological Control for Invasive Zebra and Quagga Mussels

Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine. | 06/21/18 | By Seth Donrovich Article Link Since their introduction to North America in the mid-1980s,…


9 Tips for Succeeding as a Woman in a Male-Dominated World

Entrepreneur Magazine | Pam Marrone | June 18, 2018 Article Link Thirty years ago, when I was beginning my career, women were still something of an…


Marrone Bio Innovations Co-Sponsors “The Grow Off” in Colorado

Cannabis Growing Competition to Judge Colorado-based Growers on the Terpene Content, Yield and Potency of Plant DAVIS, Calif., June 19, 2018 –…


Eco threats stressing out bumblebee queens

Sustainable Food News | June 13, 2018 Article Link Environmental threats are piling onto the stress faced by nest-building bumblebee queens,…


Sustainable Ag 3 | MBI

Biologicals Effective, Sustainable, and Offer a Strong ROI

Western Growers | May/June, 2018 | Tim Linden Article Link Pam Marrone, a pioneer and leader in the bio-pesticide world, looks forward to the day…


New Biofungicide Fights White Mold

AgPro | Sonja Begemann | June 13, 2018 Article Link Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. is introducing a new tool to help farmers fight pests in a variety…


How Biopesticides Are Revolutionizing Sustainable Farming Practices and Feeding a Hungry World

By Dr. Pamela Marrone, Founder & CEO, Marrone Bio Innovations The world population is soaring and consumers are increasingly concerned about the…


Unlocking Nature’s Secrets: The World of Biological Crop Protection

Derived from nature, biologicals offer farmers an effective, environmentally friendly and socially acceptable way to protect crops. Used by both…


Marrone Bio Innovations wins over traditional farmers with its organic pest control

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc (NASDAQ:MBII) CEO Pam Marrone tells Proactive Investors why even conventional growers are using the company's organic…


Control of Olive Fruit Fly in Olive (Venerate XC)

Oxford Academic | Robert Van Steenwyk, Dani Lightle, Christian Cabuslay, Jaimie Choi | Arthropod Management Tests, Volume 43, Issue 1, 1 January 2018…


Nurturing cannabis

Business is booming, but the industry is handicapped by shifting rules and major research gaps by Melody M. Bomgardner | Chemical and Engineering…


CFN Media Interviews Marrone Bio Innovations’ CSO Keith Pitts

CFN Media Group 05/04/18 Link to Article Cannabis cultivators must protect their plants at all costs, whether it’s from mites, mold, or harsh…


Disease Update: High Alert for Scab and Fire Blight Infection

Penn State Extension Full Article Here May 3, 2018 Severe fire blight and apple scab disease conditions are predicted for May 3–5, 2018! Protection…


9 Tips For Succeeding As A Woman In A Male-Dominated World

Forbes, 04/20/18, Full Article By: Pamela Marrone Thirty years ago, when I was beginning my career, women were still something of an anomaly in…


Weed Management in 2050: Perspectives on the Future of Weed Science

Published by Weed Science Society of America, 2018. Read Full Article Here Introduction The year 2050 is a landmark date as perceived by government,…


Marrone Bio Innovations CEO: It’s a wonderful time to be an entrepreneur

By Anthony Noto – Reporter, New York Business Journal, Feb 20, 2018 Read article in New York Business Journal Pam Marrone was the driving force…


An Interview with Pamela Marrone, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI)

Leaders Magazine, January 2018 Edition Read the Entire Article Here What was the vision behind the creation of Marrone Bio Innovations? This was not…


Unlocking Nature’s Secrets: The World of Biological Crop Protection

CropLife International Article, Pam Marrone, Founder and CEO of Marrone Bio. (Entire article is below, and on CropLife International site) Derived…


New Options Researched for SWD Control

Published in Fruit Grower News. By Stephen Kloosterman Assistant Editor (11/17) Michigan State University (MSU) continues to research new Weapons for…


Feeding the World: How Technology Will Change Farming Over The Next Decade

By Pam Marrone in Chief Executive. By 2050, there will be 9.1 billion people inhabiting our earth, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN…


Biologicals Innovator Talks Future Tech

Pam Marrone of Marrone Bio Innovations sees a solid future in tools from nature. Posted in Michigan Farmer, by Willie Vogt | Dec 11, 2017 Pam Marrone…


Marrone Bio focused on 2 near-term pest management products

BioTuesdays Article Marrone Bio Innovations (NASDAQ:MBII), which recently received EPA approval for its newest biological fungicide, Stargus, is…


How a 270 Acre Farm in New York is Using Biotech and Precision Ag for Organic Fruit & Veg Production

"We use a few products made by Marrone- Bio quite a bit, like Regalia, which offers systemic resistance and we found that worked very nicely for…


Marrone Bio Innovations Receives Agrow Awards High Commendation For Best R&D Pipeline

The winners were released from the Agrow Awards. Marrone received High Commendation for it's R&D pipeline. Visit the Agrow site to read more.


Crop Protection: Biologicals Integrated with Chemicals

AgFunder News Editor’s Note: Pam Marrone is CEO and founder and Keith Pitts is senior VP of regulatory and government affairs and chief…


Marrone Bio Innovations Named One of the Sacramento Region’s Fastest Growing Companies

Based on three-year revenue growth (2014-­‐2016), ranking 26th of 50 with 53.7% Read the article here


REGALIA Rx Available from Koch Agronomic Services for 2017 Crops

Corn and Soybean Digest - August 3, 2017 Koch Agronomic Services, LLC , announces that REGALIA Rx biofungicide is available for U.S. corn, wheat and…


Media Alert: Marrone Bio Innovations, Partner Organizations To Host Great Lakes Restoration Initative Info Fair

Marrone Bio Innovations, Partner Organizations To Host Great Lakes Restoration Initative Info Fair Celebrate Completion of Major Reearch Milestone,…


Interview in The Global Biocontrol & Biostimulants E-Newsletter

Two B Monthly, A DunhamTrimmer and New Ag International Publication News update on Page 3, Interview on Page 7. Download Newsletter PDF Here.


Video Interview: Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBII) | Stock News Now

SNNLive spoke with Pamela Marrone, Founder and CEO of Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBII) at the Marcum MicroCap Conference 2017 in New…


Organic Pesticide Maker To Harvest Bumper Profits

Forbes: OracleVoice Sasha Banks-LouieSasha Banks-Louie, Oracle The growing interest in chemical-free food production has driven strong demand for…


Cranberry Crop Management Journal

2017 FUNGICIDE UPDATE Regalia "For fruit rot control, it performed better than the untreated check in 9 of 11 trials conducted since 2013, and as…


REGALIA Rx Available from Koch Agronomic Services for 2017 Crops

CropLife, by Matt Hopkins Koch Agronomic Services, LLC has announced that REGALIA Rx biofungicide is available for U.S. corn, wheat and soybean…


CropLife: Q&A With Pam Marrone On The World’s First All-Biological Seed Treatment

CropLife, by Jackie Pucci Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. and Israel-based Ground­work BioAg in February announced successful field trials of the…


The Age of Biologicals

The Furrow - A John Deere Publication (PDF) Microbials and biopesticides begin a new era. Biopesticides aren't new - Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) hit…


Commercial Challenges for Bringing Biopesticides to Market: What Does it Take to Survive?

AgroPages Op-Ed by Pam Marrone, CEO of Marrone Bio Biopesticides represent approximately $2-3 billion of the $56 billion pesticide market. Growth of…


Marrone Bio inks deal to sell into $300 million Australia, New Zealand market

Sacramento Business Journal Marrone Bio Innovations, a Davis-based developer of biologically based pesticides, and Nufarm Australia Ltd. announced an…


Albaugh Launches BIOST™ the First Complete Biological Seed Treatment Platform

Albaugh, LLC January 5, 2017, Ankeny, IA. – Albaugh, LLC, a leading provider of crop protection products and seed treatment technology, announced…


She built a career on killing bugs without poison

Los Angeles Times The gig: Pam Marrone, 60, heads Marrone Bio Innovations in Davis, Calif., a leader among start-ups competing for a slice of the…


Marrone Bio Innovations marks decade in biopesticides

Western Farm Press Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) celebrated its 10th year anniversary in the biopesticide pesticide on Oct. 11. “I think this is the…


Ed Goldman: Pam Marrone has declared war on weeds

Sacramento Business Journal To keep fit, when she’s at the Davis home Pam Marrone shares with her husband of 39 years, Michael “Mick” Rogers, she…


Ed Goldman: Pam Marrone’s rollercoaster ride is smoothing out

Sacramento Business Journal To call the past year a rollercoaster ride for Pam Marrone would be like calling a cyclone a zephyr. Marrone turns 60 on…


Jim Boyd named Small Company CFO of the Year

Sacramento Business Journal Jim Boyd, CFO of Marrone Bio Innovations, has been named the Sacramento Business Journal Small Company CFO of the year.…


Biocontrols M&A Boom Begins to Bear Fruit

Farm Chemicals International Jackie Pucci | October 10, 2015 This article explores how the biologicals space is being legitimized by multinationals…


Webinar-Lessons learned from recent open-water applications and field trials of Zequanox®

Webinar: July 22, 2015 10:00-11:30am Eastern Register now to reserve your spot! Invasive zebra and quagga mussels (Dreissena polymorpha and D.…


Mighty Farming Microbes: Companies Harness Bacteria To Give Crops A Boost

What if farmers, instead of picking up some agricultural chemicals at their local dealer, picked up a load of agricultural microbes instead? Pam…


Webinar: Spotted Wing Drosophila Integrated Pest Management

Spotted wing drosophila (SWD), Drosophila suzukii, is an invasive pest that causes major economic loss to fruit and berry crops across the U.S.  An…


Treatments on Christmas Lake kill off zebra mussels

Minneapolis Star Tribune A small west metro lake has successfully gotten rid of zebra mussels in a small area of the lake — a feat few lakes have…


Pam Marrone to Present Keynote at Agri Investment Forum 2014 on June 25th, 2014

Agri Investment Forum 2014 Eaton Chelsea Hotel, Toronto June 25, 2014 MBI CEO Pam Marrone presents keynote: Building Better Companies – Trials…


Effective Treatment for Zebra Mussels at Oklahoma Gas & Electric – A Case Study

Marrone Bio customer, Oklahoma Gas & Electric, to present a case study on how they are using ZEQUANOX to control invasive mussels at their…


Exclusive: Pam Marrone on Biologicals in 2014

Originally Published on FarmChemicalsInternational.com FCI: What is the business outlook for your company this year and the next five years? PM: We…


CEO Pam Marrone Named Executive of the Year

Article by: Mark Anderson Staff Writer- Sacramento Business Journal Pam Marrone is on a roll — and on the road. The CEO of Davis-based Marrone Bio…


CEO Pam Marrone recognized as “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Innovate North State

Originally published ChicoER News CEO Pam Marrone was recognized as "Entrepreneur of the Year" by Innovate North State at the 2013 Innovation Awards…


Marrone Named Top Innovator at CleanStart Showcase

Pam Marrone, founder and CEO of Davis-based Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., on Wednesday was named 2013 Innovator of the Year at the Sacramento…


Marrone Bio Named to the Global Cleantech 100

The Global Cleantech 100 list is unique because it highlights the promise of clean technology companies from all around the world, focusing on those…


Pam Marrone Receives Green Leadership Award

A throng of regional business people gathered this morning at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento to honor the winners of the Business Journal’s Green…


Natural Pesticides? Large-scale Farmers Turn to Safer Products to Keep their Plants Healthy

Written by Pam Marrone, Published by OnEarth It usually surprises people when I say that it’s a great time to be in agriculture. While the number of…


Marrone Bio Innovations Receives “Best New Biopesticide” at Agrow Awards

Regalia® Biofungicide Recognized for Successful Intro and Market Impact London (Nov. 3, 2010) — In award ceremonies held Tuesday, November 2, Marrone…


DPR Recognizes Eight Organizations for Reducing Pesticide Use

Originally published by California Department of Pesticide Regulation SACRAMENTO – A diverse group of businesses and organizations and the city of…


New fungicides combat almond diseases

Originally published by Almond Board of California / Western Farm Press New fungicides, registered or slated for registration, will give California…


Biopesticides in mainstream ag

Originally published by: Dan Bryant, Contributing Writer for Western Farm Press It is not widely known, but more than 80 percent of the currently…


Organic Winegrowing Event Takes on Pests

Napa Valley Grapegrowers address biological controls and organic products Originally published by Paul Franson of Wines & Vines Rutherford,…


Agriculture chemical firms’ interest in biopesticides rises

Originally published by: ICIS.com THE BIOPESTICIDES market sector is abuzz with all kinds of activity this year, including product introductions,…


Greening The Farm

Safer and environmentally friendlier pesticides and agricultural practices gain traction on U.S. farms Originally published by: Stephen K. Ritter of…


Entrepreneurial Trailblazers

Written by Susan J. Ainsworth of Chemical & Engineering News WHILE LAUNCHING the biopesticides firm Entotech for Novo Nordisk in 1990, Pamela G.…


New Low Risk Pest Management Products

Originally Published in: CAPCA Adviser According to New Chemical Compound Review (Figure 1), the number of new pesticide product leads from…


Mussels’ last meal

Scientists want to add bacteria that are lethal to invasive mollusks to water at Hoover or Davis dams, but they say tests will be done to ensure…


ARS Licenses Purple Bacteria to Battle Crop Pests

Written by Sharon Durham of USDA, Agricultural Research Service A bacterium discovered by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists that is…


Natural entrepreneur: Her dream is creating, selling biopesticides for organic farming

Originally Published by: sacbee.com Next time you see an organic tomato at half-again the price of a conventional one, blame weeds. More than…


Marrone takes latest biotech firm to market faster than first

Originally published by: bizjournals.com/sacramento A new product that causes plants to shrivel and die is helping startup Marrone Organic…


Davis agri-biz hunting for $3M

Startup year away from first product Originally published by: Sacramento Business Journal by Celia Lamb, Staff Writer Date: Sunday, October 1, 2006,…


Area startups flock to VC event

Written by Melanie Turner, Staff Writer at Sacramento Business Journal Thirteen of 34 early-stage companies presenting to potential investors at…


AgraQuest founder leaves to form new pesticide firm

Written by Celia Lamb, Staff Writer at Sacramento Business Journal AgraQuest Inc. founder Pam Marrone has left the Davis company to pursue her…


Marrone’s entrepreneurial spirit pulls her away from AgraQuest

Originally published by: davisenterprise.com Pam Marrone has left her position at AgraQuest Inc. and will do again what she did 11 years ago: start a…