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AgBiome announces Ben Holt as VP for Innovation

AgBiome is delighted to announce Ben Holt as Vice President for Innovation.

Fear No Weevil - Part 3: The Field

AgBiome Entomology Tech Lead and blog writer, Chad Keyser is back with Part 3 of his "Fear No Weevil" series. In this entry, Chad writes about his experience in Uganda with National Crops Resources Research Institute (NaCRRI). If you missed Part 1[..]

AgBiome Receives Grant to Continue Developing Effective Crop Protection Solutions for Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa

Backed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Phase 2 Research Focused on Delivering Sustainable, Pest Control Farming Solutions

Fear No Weevil - Part 2

Our blog contest winner Chad Keyser is back with part 2 of his "Fear No Weevil" entry. If you missed or would like to re-read part 1, click here.

Fear No Weevil - Part 1

This is the first in a series of blog posts from our own Chad Keyser about his work on the sweetpotato weevil project.

AgBiome Featured as an "Editor's Pick" in Phytobiomes Journal

Sweet potato microbiome research important first step towards improving yield

Press release shared with permission from American Phytopathological Society

AgBiome Seminar Series

Pizza, Cookies and Science

At AgBiome we continue the grand tradition of participating in science seminars. It takes us back to our student days when we could stretch our grocery budget farther if we attended seminars with free pizza and cookies.[..]

A day in the formulations lab

Many of you may be wondering, “What is formulations and what happens in a formulations lab?” And no, formulation scientists do not spend their days mixing formula for infants, although our lab might smell better if they did. Formulations is the[..]

A day in the entomology lab: Beetles

Did you know that the average American eats 124 lbs of potatoes a year, that the potato was the first vegetable to be grown in space, and Vincent van Gogh painted four still-life canvases devoted entirely to the potato!?

Return of the Intern

The 2018 AgBiome Summer Internship participants. Pictured from left to right: Morgan Rose, Megan Mackowiak, Madison Rackear, Jacob Hyman, Leah Gilmore, and Saunia Withers.

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