Directors Real IPM UK and Kenya at Biobest, Belgium

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Combined force extends Real IPM reach to wider market

Directors Real IPM UK and Kenya at Biobest, Belgium

Real IPM directors of Kenya and UK (pictured) joined in the celebrations of parent company Biobest and its 30th anniversary in Belgium earlier this month. They  discussed development of product registration within the EU and steps to extend Real IPM reach to the wider market. Biobest boost to Real IPM Joining Biobest is bringing a real boost […]

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 […]

Rising relevance of biopesticides recognised

integrated pest management is key

The number of biopesticides available in Europe is forecast to overtake chemicals within ten years, says former EU adviser on IPM in an article in the Fresh Produce Journal.

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.”

Biopesticides momentum in Europe stronger than ever

If you wanted a place and time to feel the momentum of biopesticides for use in Europe then the AG-Bio Conference held in Amsterdam this month was a very good starting point. From all across Europe, the United States and Canada, speakers and specialists gathered to discuss uniting science and regulation to drive forward biopesticide […]

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 […]