DAVIS, Calif., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — On April 12, at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Pam Marrone, Founder and CEO of Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI), will address Agriculture 2.0 conference attendees as part of an industry panel debating the topic of ‘Feeding a Growing Global Population’. The discussion will explore technologies with the potential to curb environmental impact while producing enough food to feed a projected world population of 9 billion people by 2050.
Marrone’s company, Marrone Bio Innovations, discovers, develops and markets effective and environmentally responsible products that fill unmet needs for weed, plant disease and invasive pest management. The company plays a leading role in developing and supplying effective, natural agricultural products that meet the challenge of delivering higher yields while maintaining a sustainable food production system.
In its 5th annual conference on April 11 & 12, 2011, Ag 2.0 brings together venture capitalists and early-stage companies, as well as senior decision makers in agribusiness and farmland funds, commodities experts, growth stage and institutional investors, and key industry insiders and policy makers. The conference provides a forum for hundreds of investors, entrepreneurs and industry experts to hold panel discussions, presentations, industry roundtables and networking sessions with individuals who will work to catalyze and capitalize sustainable agriculture as an asset class.
About Marrone Bio Innovations
Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) discovers, develops and markets effective and environmentally responsible natural products that fill unmet needs for weed, plant disease and pest management. MBI’s effective and safe products come from a combination of in-licensed technology and its own discovery. The company’s own R&D finds naturally occurring microorganisms from unique habitats and develops them into pest management products. MBI has an impressive pipeline of new products waiting approval at the EPA, including two insecticides, two herbicides and Zequanox,™ a product for controlling invasive zebra and quagga mussels in fresh waterways. MBI has several new nematicide, insecticide, fungicide and herbicide candidates from its discovery screen. In addition to its award-winning Regalia® Biofungicide, MBI currently markets GreenMatch®Burndown Herbicide for weed control in organic crop production. For more information about Marrone Bio Innovations, please go to www.marronebio.com
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