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2017-07-19

Ctgb Evaluation Manual Biopesticides

The Evaluation Manual Biopesticides describes in detail the data requirements and risk assessment for biopesticides.
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2017-07-19

CroProPol - A New Joint Study/Working Group (WG) for IOBC and ICPPR - Using Managed Pollinators to Disseminate Biological Control Agents & Natural Products for Crop Protection and Pollination

The aim of CroProPol is to bring interested parties together to develop concepts and to conduct Research and Development in using managed pollinators and other flower visitors to disseminate biological control agents.
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2017-07-19

14th IOBC-MRQA Workshop- Mass Rearing High Quality Invertebrates for Multiple Purposes, Mérida, Mexico 14-17 November, 2017

The workshop objective is to explore opportunities for advancing the rearing of high quality entomophagous and phytophagous insects and mites, entomopathogenic nematodes, and other invertebrates for plant and animal pest management, human and animal food, and a variety of other uses.
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2017-07-05

Bacillus thuringiensis, essential biocontrol product is given greenlight for safety by two world leading microbiologists.

In defence of Bacillus thuringiensis, the safest and most successful microbial insecticide available to humanity – a response to EFSA is the latest article published by Ben Raymond and Brian A Federici concerning one of the oldest and most used biocontrol product in the world.
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2017-07-06

REMINDER – ABIM 2017 Early bird fee and Bernard Blum Award Call for Nomination deadline

Please be reminded that for both the deadline is 15th July.
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2017-07-05

Workshop on Plant Protection Products – Biopesticides - Thursday September 21st and 28th and October 12th, 2017; Ctgb, The N00etherlands.

Ctgb experts will provide the new Biopesticides Evaluation Manual and guide you through the dossier requirements for substances and products based on micro-organisms, botanicals and pheromones.
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2017-07-05

FUTURE IPM IN EUROPE - The largest international event on “sustainable crop production and protection” 15-20 October 2017, PalaCongressi Riva del Garda – Italy

The main objective is to promote knowledge exchange among scientists, companies, advisors, farmers, policy makers and stakeholders, to identify approaches, tools and techniques to meet the future needs of crop protection.
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2017-05-23

Bernard Blum Award 2017 for Novel Biocontrol Solutions

IBMA proudly announces a unique opportunity to call for nominations for the 2017 Bernard Blum Award. An innovative biocontrol solution is sought that will make a high impact in the management of pests or diseases whilst having a low impact on human health and the environment. The call for nominations ends 15 July 2017.
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2017-06-20

IBMA and Copa- Cogeca Workshop on Regulatory Policy on Bacillus cereus - Conclusions and presentations available online

The purpose of the workshop was to demonstrate the safety of products and provide an open dialogue on this essential topic. Key food companies, food labs, biocontrol manufacturers, grower organizations, Commission and member state representatives as well as experts from academia attended. Read the conclusions and find all the presentations on our website
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2017-06-20

REFIT procedure for Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 and Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 - Questionnaire for IBMA members to be answered by 30th June

IBMA invites members to report on their experience with the implementation of the PPP Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 and Regulation (EC) No 396/2005. Please answer by 30th June.
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2017-06-20

ABIM 2017 Registration remains open with the early bird fee available until 15 July only

Register now for the most important biocontrol industry event of the year, to take place 23 - 25 October in Basel
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