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AgBiome is a privately held, product-oriented biotechnology company focused on delivering the best early-stage research and discovery to the agriculture industry. AgBiome’s first product is a biological that controls the predominant soil-borne diseases of greenhouse and major row crops. AgBiome is also applying state-of-the-art genomics and screening technologies to identify plant-associated microbes that enhance plant health, pest resistance and yield. They are committed to developing and maintaining a team-oriented, creative, intellectual culture that provides a sustainable advantage for their partners and them.

HQDurham, NC, US

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)109(-1%)
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Key People/Management at AgBiome

Gerald Coward

Gerald Coward

Chief Financial Officer
Toni Bucci

Toni Bucci

Chief Operating Officer
John Ryals

John Ryals

Jeff Dangl

Jeff Dangl

Daniel Tomso

Daniel Tomso

Scott Uknes

Scott Uknes

Founder, Director, Co-CEO, Scientific Leadership
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AgBiome Office Locations

AgBiome has an office in Durham
Durham, NC, US (HQ)
104 TW Alexander Dr
Durham, NC, US
104 TW Alexander Dr
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AgBiome Financials and Metrics

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AgBiome total Funding

$71.5 m

AgBiome latest funding size

$34.5 m

Time since last funding

6 years ago

AgBiome investors

AgBiome's latest funding round in August 2015 was reported to be $34.5 m. In total, AgBiome has raised $71.5 m
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AgBiome News and Updates

Agricultural Industry Veteran Toni Bucci Joins the AgBiome Innovations Team

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AgBiome Innovations, the commercial arm of AgBiome bringing innovative plant protection solutions to market, is pleased to announce today that Toni Bucci has joined the team in the role of Chief Operating Officer. Toni joins...

AgBiome Blogs

Fear No Weevil - Part 1

This is the first in a series of 3 blog posts from our own Chad Keyser about his work on the sweetpotato weevil project.

Toni Bucci Receives Women in Agribusiness 2021 Demeter Award of Excellence

Outstanding Women in Ag receive WIA Demeter Award of Excellence  July 27, 2021 – Three ag industry all-stars have been named recipients of the Women in Agribusiness Demeter Award of Excellence, an honor bestowed each year to women who have achieved excellence in their field and/or who…

AgBiome Grows Commercial Team with Four Strategic Hires

Research Triangle Park, NC – June 3, 2021 -- AgBiome, a leader in developing innovative products from the Earth's microbial communities, today announced the addition of four new team members to AgBiome’s commercial team. AgBiome’s commercial team is focused on product development, and distribution o…

Toni Bucci Recognized by the Triangle Business Journal With 2021 Women in Business Award

In today’s virtual awards ceremony, Toni Bucci was recognized by the Triangle Business Journal with a Women in Business Award. Toni joined AgBiome in 2018 and leads day-to-day commercial operations. The Women in Business Awards program recognizes Triangle women who have proven to be dyna…

AgBiome Recognized By Inc. Magazine As A 2021 Best Place To Work

Employee Survey Responses Focused on AgBiome’s Unique, Highly-Effective Organizational Structure 

AgBiome Adds Krysta Harden and Alison Lawton to Company’s Board of Directors

Strategic Additions Strengthen Company’s Agriculture and Biotech Expertise, Fuel Ongoing Growth
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AgBiome Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was AgBiome founded?

    AgBiome was founded in 2012.

  • Who are AgBiome key executives?

    AgBiome's key executives are Gerald Coward, Toni Bucci and John Ryals.

  • How many employees does AgBiome have?

    AgBiome has 109 employees.

  • Who are AgBiome competitors?

    Competitors of AgBiome include Calyxt, Proteon Pharmaceuticals and Memphis Meats.

  • Where is AgBiome headquarters?

    AgBiome headquarters is located at 104 TW Alexander Dr, Durham.

  • Where are AgBiome offices?

    AgBiome has an office in Durham.

  • How many offices does AgBiome have?

    AgBiome has 2 offices.