Through this collaboration, Heliae® Agriculture will integrate Rizobacter’s world class biological solutions into their comprehensive product and technology offerings, starting in January 2021. Adoption of inoculants and other biological solutions is growing, driven by increased farmer awareness and demand for more environmentally sustainable agricultural practices to increase yields and profits.
Eric Lichtenheld, President and CEO of Heliae stated, “Creating this strategic collaboration between our PhycoTerra® microalgae products and Rizobacter’s biological products enables growers nationwide to focus on building soil structure and root performance that drives higher yields and healthier fields.”
“Rizobacter has a strong focus in biologicals and sustainable crop solutions,” said Ricardo Yapur, CEO of Rizobacter. “This new collaboration enriches our offering of an integrated natural nutrition program provided by selected microorganisms, providing a variety of plant and soil health solutions for growers.”
Heliae® Agriculture is focused on developing microalgae products and bringing them to the market. The groundbreaking development of PhycoTerra® provides a balanced food for the soil microbiome to improve plant vigor and crop performance, even under stressed conditions.
The collaboration between Rizobacter and Heliae® Agriculture marries complimentary product portfolios and a strong commitment to research. The result will provide farmers throughout the United States and Eastern Canada with new solutions that will add value to their farming operations.
“We are excited to add the Rizobacter biological line up of products like the Osmo protective technology and high concentrated formulation of Rizoliq TOP® HC to the United States and the Eastern Canadian market,” said Norm Davy, Chief Revenue Officer at Heliae® Agriculture. “Rizobacter’s understanding of local growers’ needs and their exceptional research and development talent makes them an excellent supplier partner that will allow us to bring incremental biological solutions like the PhycoTerra® and Rizoliq TOP® HC to more farmers.”
Rizoliq TOP® HC and other world class Rizobacter inoculants are now available for purchase in the United States and Eastern Canada. For more information, please call 1-800-998-6536.
For Immediate Release
Shelley Baugh, Heliae
About Heliae Development, LLC
Heliae Development, LLC is a pioneering food and ag tech company located outside of Phoenix, Arizona. With the urgency required to meet global climate threats, Heliae focuses on researching and developing microalgae for commercial scale production of products and solutions that create world changing impacts. Heliae® Agriculture is on the path of understanding how a balanced soil microbiome improves plant vigor and marketable yields under stressed conditions, helping growers transition to regenerative agriculture practices. Find out more information about how Heliae is having a global impact at www.heliae.com.
Rizobacter, a subsidiary of Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp. (NYSE: BIOX) is a leading company in the development, manufacturing and commercialization of biological solutions applied to agriculture. Rizobacter is delivering state-of-the-art technologies in 35 countries through its eight subsidiaries and highly-skilled distribution network. Rizobacter’s main product lines are biologicals, adjuvants and specialty fertilizers. Rizoliq TOP®, Osmium®, Signum®, Rizoliq LLI®, Rizospray Extremo®, Rizospray Integrum® and Rizostar® are flagship brands of Rizobacter. Visit www.rizobacter.com to learn more.