Heliae Agriculture has announced a new strategic collaboration with Rizobacter, a subsidiary of Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp., a global leader in sustainable solutions for agriculture.

Through this collaboration, Heliae Agriculture will integrate Rizobacter’s 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 U.S. 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.”

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