New Year’s Resolution: Leverage Momentum

2015 was a very good year for EcoPesticides. We signed a CRADA with the USDA to further develop and validate the field efficacy of eShield™ and we hired Steve Miller, PhD, as our chief technology officer. Now we’re looking ahead to 2016.


Cleaning Up the Five Dirtiest Fruits and Veggies

A major criticism of chemical pesticides is that they leave residue on fruits, vegetables, grain crops, and other plants they protect from insect pests. EcoPesticides’ eShield may be the solution to clean things up.


Accelerating Adoption of BioPesticides with eShield™ Microencapsulation Technology

The global biopesticides market is growing at an annual rate of 15 percent and is anticipated to reach $5 billion by 2020. EcoPesticides asks how can the world accelerate adoption of chemical-free biopesticides.


New Mexico Extends Angel Tax Credit, Creating Incentives for Investors in New Mexico Startups (like EcoPesticides)

The State of New Mexico’s extension of the Angel Tax Credit is good for New Mexico startups like EcoPesticides International, which is developing technology for the global biologic pesticide market.


Biologic sunscreen could extend the potency of green pesticides

Now researchers with EcoPesticides are developing a sunscreen for biologic-based pesticides and herbicides, products whose performance is compromised by UV rays.


Could EcoPesticides’ technology save California’s wine industry?

Before you open that bottle of California chardonnay, you may want to read this. Unless you’re involved in the wine industry, you’re probably unaware of an insect called a glassy-winged sharpshooter that has the potential to bring down California’s $18.5 billion wine industry and its $3.2 billion grape industry.


Momentum: A New CTO, A Larger Lab

Temperatures are on the rise and it’s not just outdoors. Activity at EcoPesticides is really heating up.


Global crop protection market on the rise

According to Mordor Intelligence’s Global Crop Protection Chemicals (Pesticides) Market – Growth, Trends And Forecasts (2015 – 2020), the global volume market for pesticides is projected to reach 3.4 million tons by 2020


Leveraging Resources: EcoPesticides Signs USDA CRADA Agreement

There’s a saying that it takes a village to raise a child. The same can be said for start-up companies.

EcoPesticides just added to our “village,” recently signing a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the United States Department of Agriculture


EcoPesticides Chief Science Officer Heads to India in April

In less than a month, EcoPesticides’ inventor and chief science officer, Dr. Ravi Durvasula, will be traveling to India to meet with potential strategic partners. On the table will be discussions on how best and how quickly we can advance our proprietary biologic pesticide and performance-enhancing encapsulation technologies and bring them to the global market.