GHP Magazine has announced the winners of the 2020 Biotechnology Awards, naming Locus Fermentation Solutions (Locus FS) as Green Manufacturer of the Year. The Ohio-based start-up has gained recognition for its innovative technology, which enables the cost-effective production of customized solutions that outperform chemicals in a variety of industries—driving a global shift to the use of environmentally friendly products.
CarbonNOW™, an innovative program launched in January by Locus Agricultural Solutions® (Locus AG), was named yesterday as a Fast Company World Changing Ideas 2020 Awards finalist in the food category. CarbonNOW has the potential to address climate change and food security by monetizing carbon farming and providing access to a technology that accelerates carbon sequestration and boosts crop yields and nutrients.
Locus Agricultural Solutions® (Locus AG), a growth-stage agtech B Corp™ that is advancing the climate-smart agriculture trend, has been selected to present its technology for fighting climate change and increasing food security to investors and industry representatives at the NREL Industry Growth Forum (IGF) 2020 being held virtually April 29-30.
With the coronavirus shutting down the global economy and consumer demand contracting, already vulnerable farmers are being forced to donate or dump crops and take another financial hit. To support the efforts of industry and celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Locus Agricultural Solutions® (Locus AG) will be accepting nominations to donate its award-winning soil “probiotic” technology to farmers who are making a positive impact during the crisis.
Amid the oil industry’s financial crisis, owners and operators across the Permian Basin will now have better access to cost-saving treatments customized to sustainably maximize well production and lower operating expenses—the result of a recent expansion announcement from oil innovation company, Locus Bio-Energy Solutions™. The growth in the basin includes a 11,000-foot expansion across four acres to its facility in Midland, Texas, which will allow the company to broaden manufacturing and blending capacities and offer more rapid deployment of the award-winning AssurEOR biosurfactant treatments—tailored to help bottom lines and ESG compliance across the industry.