Biopesticides, Biostimulants, Biofertilizers and ICM/IPM are crucial tools needed for farmers across the globe. Europe is the largest market, followed by North America. Latin America is the fastest growing and Asia has huge untapped potential.
This congress is produced 'by the BioAg industry for the BioAg industry and unites continents, allows face-to-face networking to grow distribution networks and offers the latest technical advances within BioAg.
In the over-crowded market of Bio-Ag events, based on some candid feedback and research, GBAL decided to bring an "one stop annual BioAg event", to bring all stakeholders together to address all the opportunities and challenges.
The Biopesticide Summit 2019 will focus on developing and introducing innovative and alternative biocontrol solutions that will help protect our food chain in a controlled but timely manner.
The Global biopesticides market is increasing and was worth approximately $3.36 billion in 2016 and is projected to reach $8.82 billion by 2022, at an annual growth rate of 17.4%.
Despite significant growth in the biocontrol industry, major limitations with current biopesticide solutions are rarely discussed. There is an urgent need to develop novel products and application technologies to not only “fill the gaps” in the market due to pesticide removal but also to anticipate future requirements as pests and diseases are developing resistance to currently used chemical products. In additional, there is increasing consumer led retailer demand for growers to eradicate the use of chemical pesticides in crop production and to grow fruit and vegetables with reduced detectable residues.