Biologicals: a powerful tool for growers

Growers need as many tools as possible to increase yields and control disease. Biologicals are sometimes described as agriculture’s oldest technology.

They work with and enhance natural processes including nitrogen fixation, stress tolerance and disease protection. But they can face skepticism from growers.

That’s why it’s so important to choose products with proven results, from a reputable supplier.


Science backed by Data

Not all biological products are created equal. Quality products should be based on science and backed by reputable field data.

At Novozymes, our industry knowledge comes from being in the biological market for over a century. Our reputation is built on testing and proving efficacy in large-scale field trials.

The results are clear: Novozymes products live up to their promise, delivering consistent, significant, proven win rates across a range of crops and geographies

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Leveraging a global footprint

From rice and tea in the Asia-Pacific region to peanuts and corn in the Americas, Novozymes products drive crop performance across the globe. We’re also present in Europe, with solutions for oilseed rape and a range of other crops.

Our globe-spanning solutions allow us to learn from every region, so we can tailor solutions to fit your geography. Optimize® is a great example. It’s available across North and South America and Europe and has been tailored to meet the regulatory and growing conditions of each region.

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Innovating for higher yields today…and tomorrow

Novozymes is committed to constant innovation and providing quality products to help you get more from every acre. Our flagship Optimize® product is a great example. 

It’s based on rhizobia, which has been used in agriculture for centuries, but we’ve continuously and consistently improved on it. A first in the rhizobia market, Optimize® was launched with our patented LCO Promoter Technology® to improve nitrogen fixation.  

We continued to lead innovation in the industry by introducing the first lower use rate to the market for ease of application. And, recently, we added a higher concentration of LCO and a second strain of rhizobia.  

We focus on advancing the benefits of our products and enhancing the delivery of our technology. Thanks to our commitment to innovation, half of our North American sales in 2025 will be of products that are three years old or less.  At Novozymes, we never stop innovating. 

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Your partner for the future

More than a century ago, we founded a biological business to bring solutions to farmers across the country. Our Nitragin® brand is still a market leader today. Our focus has always been centered on delivering solutions to propel the biologicals business into the future. 

Today, we’re part of the global Novozymes organization, with 6,700+ employees across 33 countries, and 700+ biosolutions serving 30+ industries. You can trust we are  here for you – today and tomorrow.

Our latest innovations

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Enhance your integrated pest management program

Biologicals can help you control or suppress a broad range of soil and foliar diseases using a pollinator-safe treatment with no risk of developed resistance.

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Boost stress tolerance and plant health

Biologicals work to expand root volume and enhance photosynthetic capacity. That boosts stress tolerance and plant health for significant yield increases. 

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