— Accomplished Executive Brings Agriculture Industry Expertise —
DAVIS, Calif. (August 9, 2017) – Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RKDA), an agricultural technology company that creates value for farmers while benefitting the environment and enhancing human health, announced today that Amy Yoder has joined its board of directors.
Yoder is president and CEO of Anuvia Plant Nutrients, a company that creates enhanced plant nutrition products from recycled organic waste sources. She is the former president and CEO of Arysta Life Science and has held a variety of senior sales, marketing and executive positions with companies throughout the agricultural and related industries, including Spectrum Brands, BioLab and United Agri Products. Yoder received a bachelor’s degree in agricultural technology and systems management from Michigan State University, with an emphasis in crop and soil science.
Yoder has served on boards of various agricultural associations and universities and was recognized as Atlanta’s “Business Woman to Watch” in 2007. She currently serves as a director for Compass Minerals International and Vive Crop Protection.
“Amy is an accomplished leader with an extensive network and broad industry experience across various agriculture sectors,” said George Gosbee, chair of the board of directors. “Her deep knowledge of the capital markets and public board governance expertise will be a valuable addition to the board.”
About Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. Based in Davis, Calif., Arcadia Biosciences (Nasdaq: RKDA) develops agricultural products that create added value for farmers while benefitting the environment and enhancing human health. Arcadia’s agronomic performance traits, including Nitrogen Use Efficiency, Water Use Efficiency, Salinity Tolerance, Heat Tolerance and Herbicide Tolerance, are all aimed at making agricultural production more economically efficient and environmentally sound. Arcadia’s nutrition traits and products are aimed at creating healthier ingredients and whole foods with lower production costs. For more information, visit www.arcadiabio.com.
Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially, and reported results should not be considered as an indication of future performance. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: the company’s expectations of Amy Yoder’s potential contributions as a member of the company’s board of directors and the other risks set forth in the company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time, including the risks set forth in the company’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 and other filings. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof, and Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.