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The biennial conference organised by SRUC, Scotland’s Rural College, and the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency this year addresses the theme ‘What Future for our Farming Systems? Environmental Challenges and Integrated Solutions.’
The latest newsletter from BIOCOMES is now available, providing readers with an update on the work of the project which is focusing on ‘New biological products for sustainable farming and forestry’.
The latest issue of the Arab and Near East Plant Protection Newsletter (ANEPPNEL), published jointly by the Arab Society for Plant Protection and the Near East Regional Office of the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations, is now available.
The results of the first call for proposals from the Coordinated Integrated Pest Management in Europe (C-IPM) ERA-NET have now been published, with seven research projects selected.
France has published the second version of its National Action Plan, reconfirming its ambition to cut pesticide use by 50% over the course of a decade. The recently published Ecophyto ll pledges an extra €30 million to help achieve this and outlines a raft of measures building on the first plan, which has its origins in France’s major stakeholder consultation on the environment in 2008.
The latest newsletter from INRA's Sustainable Management of Crop Health (SMaCH) metaprogramme is now available, focusing on the work of three projects designed to provide a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to crop losses.
The C-IPM ERA-Net recently held its second annual meeting, bringing together representatives from 31 funding organisations to discuss potentially interesting call topics and proposals for future workshops. The meeting also included a workshop on communication for boosting the impact of IPM research.
Researchers stressed the importance of coordinating Integrated Pest Management research during a special session at October’s Ecophyto colloquium in Paris, France. The session, dedicated to the importance and added value of coordinating IPM-related research, attracted around 200 people, including scientists, policy makers and farmers, who listened to three talks and participated in a round table discussion
We regularly update our events calendar, and around 15 events have been recently added. New events include June’s Plant Physiology 2016 in Dallas, USA, and October’s 2nd Global Summit on Plant Science in London, UK.
A new four-year Integrated Pest Management (IPM) project has been launched, bringing together 18 partners from Europe and China and focusing on three crops chosen for their economic importance: tomatoes, leafy vegetables and grapes.