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Terry Stone to Lead Panel on Biostimulants at BPIA 2017 International Symposium

RENO, Nev. (Feb. 15, 2017)―Terry Stone, Agrinos vice president, regulatory affairs and sustainability programs, has been selected to moderate a panel discussion at the Biopesticide Industry Alliance 2017 Spring Meeting and International Symposium. The event will be held February 28 – March 1 at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nev.

Stone will lead the panel discussion “Biostimulants: Changing Perspectives Around the World” and focus on the increasingly vital role of biostimulants in agriculture. In particular, the panel will share insights on the surging demand for biological products from growers, food companies and retailers seeking to enhance crop performance while improving sustainability practices.

Panelists include Kater Hake, vice president, agricultural and environmental research, Cotton Incorporated; Giuseppe Natale, chief executive officer, Valagro SpA; Christy Melhart Slay, director, The Sustainability Consortium and Mark Trimmer, Managing Partner, Dunham Trimmer, LLC. The panel is scheduled from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm on Wednesday, March 1. 

Stone plays a key role at Agrinos and directs all regulatory affairs initiatives, working closely with regulatory agencies on a global level. He also leads the development of Agrinos’ sustainability programs, partnering with customers, NGOs and other industry organizations to demonstrate and quantify the value of Agrinos products as an important part of public and private sustainability programs. He brings more than 30 years of experience in plant biotechnology, regulatory affairs and sustainable agriculture to his position with Agrinos.

By discovering, developing and producing new technologies that harness the power of naturally-derived microorganisms and biological-nutrient compounds, Agrinos provides biological crop inputs that simultaneously deliver tangible environmental benefits and meaningful financial returns for growers.

About Agrinos

Agrinos is a biological crop input provider committed to improving the productivity and sustainability of modern agriculture. Agrinos’ range of biofertilizers and biostimulant products help farmers to practice profitable agriculture by providing increased crop productivity, improved efficiency of conventional fertilizer and a reduced environmental footprint.

Based on Agrinos’ proprietary High Yield Technology (HYT) platform, the HYT® products provide benefits by strengthening the soil-based microbial ecosystem, stimulating crop development at key points in the growth cycle and boosting natural plant resistance to environmental stresses. With solutions for a variety of crop categories, the technology comprising the HYT products has demonstrated its value in third-party trials in key agricultural regions worldwide.

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