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3Bar Biologics: delivering more viable microbes to the field

Delivering more viable microbes to the field — and more value to farmers

3Bar Biologics is the global leader in customized delivery technologies for living microbe products that are used in applications in commercial agriculture. Delivering on their promise of stable, viable, fresh and pure microbe products, 3Bar partners with innovative companies to formulate the highest quality and most cost-effective microbe solutions. The result is microbes produced with the help of 3Bar perform better in the field, helping to increase agricultural yields.

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Bruce Caldwell

Founder & CEO
3Bar Biologics

Regular meetings and mentoring with our LARTA assigned principal advisorwas highly valuable in creating a solid commercialization plan and successful Phase II proposal. Through LARTA, access to experienced entrepreneurs and industry experts has helped our company accelerate commercialization efforts.

Bruce Caldwell

Founder & CEO

Alumni News

June 8, 2022

Verdesian and 3Bar Biologics form biological partnership

Verdesian Life Sciences, a firm that develops nutrient use efficiency technologies for agricultural use, has announced a partnership with the agricultural biological company 3Bar Biologics. The arrangement will allow both companies to work toward complementary solutions in both the nutrient use efficiency and biocontrols space, say company officials.

May 22, 2022

AMVAC, 3Bar Biologics Partner on SIMPAS-Compatible Packaging for Liquid Microbial SIMPAS-applied Solutions

AMVAC has partnered with 3Bar Biologics to develop disposable packaging for liquid microbial SIMPAS-applied Solutions (SaS). This innovative package will be plug-and-play compatible with the SIMPAS agricultural application system, enabling simultaneous application of SaS products from synthetic crop inputs in returnable/refillable SmartCartridge containers alongside biological inputs in disposable packaging on the same crop row. The new package will be fully trackable with Smart Tag technology and compatible with Ultimus, AMVAC’s container/supply-chain traceability tool.

May 16, 2022

AgBiome Turns to 3Bar Biologics to Bring New Biocontrol Products to Africa

AgBiome’s flagship product, a microbe-based fungicide called Howler, is available throughout the U.S. and is also gaining traction around the world. Research is continuing to produce product candidates and the company now has its sights on bringing some of them to a new market: Africa.

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