Pea crop in biopesticides field trails - Green Shoots image

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Biopesticides field trials for UK peas and beans

Pea crop in biopesticides field trails - Green Shoots image

Biopesticides field trials in broad acre crops in UK are well underway. Research, begun in 2014, has resulted in refinements to the delivery system in field ready for the next phase of monitoring using strains of a fungus to kill major insect problems in pulses in the 2017 growing season. Demand for biopesticide solutions Rising […]

IPM in the spotlight

integrated pest management is key

In the same way that we can look to a weather vane to indicate the prevailing wind we can also look to leading articles in the trade press to understand the prevailing thoughts and hopes of fresh produce businesses – and those who serve them. We are delighted this month to see a comprehensive article […]

Best of both worlds: Biobest to acquire Real IPM Kenya

In a major development to accelerate biocontrol methods in agriculture in many parts of the world Biobest and Real IPM Kenya have announced that they have entered into an agreement with a view for Biobest to acquire Real IPM Kenya Ltd in 2017. Stronger together Biobest, headquartered in Belgium, is a leading player in bumblebee […]

A vision of the future: the shareholder view

Real IPM UK Ltd shareholder Andrew Burgess has been explaining how the portfolio of biological crop protection solutions and practices he first saw in use in Kenya are very relevant to agriculture in Europe and particularly the UK.

Anglia Farmers promotes Real IPM UK

The opportunity to invest in Real IPM UK is being promoted to UK fruit and other farmers by leading purchasing group Anglia Farmers (AF). Speaking as news of the opportunity is shared, Peter MacDonald, agro chemicals general manager at AF, said “We believe the Real IPM initiative is certainly unique.These opportunities are rare.”

Watch to hear Real IPM evidence

We gather lots of evidence of the benefits of biopesticides. Who better to explain them than the farmers and technical managers that use them. Watch two films that share the success farming professionals have seen by switching from chemical control to integrated pest management (IPM) strategies. Residue free fruits At the VP Group fruit farm on […]

Investment Opportunity Explained

A stone’s throw from London’s great Central Market, Real IPM UK announced its launch and outlined to a range of potential investors our plans to bring biopesticides and other IPM products to market in Europe. Underpinned by experience and dedication Louise Labuschagne, Real IPM Kenya co-founder and director, explained the remarkable combination of discovery, testing, […]

Real farmers unite to invest in biopesticides

Real IPM Kenya Ltd New alternative to chemical pesticides UK farmers visiting Kenya saw the exciting range of Kenyan biopesticides in action and insisted that Real IPM UK Ltd was formed to get this technology into the hands of farmers around the world. Outside Africa the registration process for new products can take up to five […]

UK growers are missing out on microbes

At the start of 2015, Real IPM Kenya director Louise Labuschagne gave the Oxford Farming Conference audience a stirring presentation on the potential for biopesticides in the UK. Her main points are summarised in Crop Protection Magazine as follows. Biopesticides could offer UK growers real opportunities to deliver Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and reduce chemical use for as […]