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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, US

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)101(+6%)
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Key People/Management at AgBiome

Scott Uknes

Scott Uknes

John Ryals

John Ryals

Paul Schulze-Lefert

Paul Schulze-Lefert

Jeff Dangl

Jeff Dangl

Daniel Tomso

Daniel Tomso

Eric Ward

Eric Ward

Co-Chief Executive Officer and Director
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AgBiome Office Locations

AgBiome has an office in Durham
Durham, US (HQ)
104 TW Alexander Dr
Durham, 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

$34.50 m

Time since last funding

5 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

AgBiome Expands Biological Product Offerings with Second In-House Developed Fungicide, Theia

Research Triangle Park, NC (June 23, 2020) -- AgBiome®, a leader in developing innovative products from the Earth’s microbial communities, has announced the submission of Theia™ fungicide, its next product, to the EPA for review. Pending EPA registration, Theia will be the second biologi…

AgBiome in the News

AgBiome has had a busy spring with several of our team being interviewed on air or featured in articles in agriculture publications. Below are the links to help get you up to speed!

AgBiome Featured as an "Editor's Pick" in Phytobiomes Journal

Sweet potato microbiome research important first step towards improving yield Press release shared with permission from American Phytopathological Society

Howler - A Fungicide Unlike Any Other

Learn more about Howler® fungicide and AgBiome in our latest video. 

AgBiome Named A 2020 THRIVE Top 50 Growth Stage Company

AgTech Startup Ranking Validates Company’s Vision to Feed The World  Research Triangle Park, NC (MARCH 26, 2020) -- AgBiome Inc., a leader in developing innovative products from microbes isolated from the soil microbiome, announced for the third year in a row the company has been includ…

Genective and AgBiome Announced Strategic Partnership

CHAMPAIGN, IL and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, December 11, 2019 – Genective, a joint venture between Limagrain and KWS, dedicated to the development of transgenic traits, and AgBiome, a leader in the discovery and development of new technology from microbes, announced today a strategic p…
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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 Scott Uknes, John Ryals and Paul Schulze-Lefert.

  • How many employees does AgBiome have?

    AgBiome has 101 employees.

  • Who are AgBiome competitors?

    Competitors of AgBiome include Memphis Meats, Benson Hill and Kaiima.

  • 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.