Kevin Quon
Insider ownership, small-cap, long-term horizon, dividend investing

Marrone Bio Innovations: A Small Bio-Based Pest Management Company With Strong Growth Ahead

Major chemical companies dominate the farming practices of modern agriculture. The rise of genetically engineered plants have allowed agricultural science companies to incorporate particular genetic traits into crops. These traits allow crops to produce their own pesticides or to become resistant to a particular brand of herbicide. These practices have allowed individual chemicals or genes to become widely used virtually allowing individual companies to control the direction of entire crop markets.

Yet the ramification of these practices have also led to the need for additional solutions. The rising movement against genetically modified organisms have increased the demand for more natural solutions. At the same time, the repetitive and widespread use of individual chemicals or genetic traits have increased the...

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