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July 23-25, 2018
Raleigh Convention Center,
Raleigh, NC


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Crops and Chemicals USA Content Highlights

Promise, perils and possibilities for biostimulants
  • The latest scientific advances in peptides,algae, seaweed and microbials as biostimulants 
  • Understand biostimulants from a soil ecology perspective 
  • Explore the challenges of selectively breeding of soil microbes to work well in agricultural management  
  • Overcome the hurdles to market: Development time, effectiveness, efficacy and shelf-life 
  • Discover how to improve field performance of beneficial microbes using a novel delivery approach
  • Compare different biostimulants, how they work and why they are gaining of importance in the market place
  • Hear current R&D breakthroughs 
Success, challenges and innovation for biopesticides

  • Explore the missing step between a discovery and its commercial development
  • Discuss the importance and challenges of strong market access for SMEs
  • Is the conventional agrochemical market ready for the introduction of innovative biological plant protection products?
  • Lessons learned from sequencing 30,000 crop-associated microbes

  • Leading biopesticide producers reveal their laboratory and field results for disease and insect control pipelines

Trials and triumphs in agrochemical formulation
  • Uncover new biopolymer based microcapsules for plant protection and nutrition 
  • Discover research that provides knowledge to enable  simultaneous encapsulation of both biological and chemical active agents 
  • Explore new ecological formulations for agricultural protection
  • 18+ focused presentations followed by discussion to allow real-take home messages to be delivered on agrochemical formulation
  • New discussion on the use of drones for application plus new research on trends of rapid changes nozzle designs that impact pesticide application

Past attendee reviews from Crops & Chemicals USA

Emerging Trends

"Crops and Chemicals USA offered interesting talks on emerging trends and recent progress in the industry. The panel speakers and plenary addresses were very insightful"

Hearing from Industry

"The event provided the latest information from industry, government regulators, and academic researchers"

The Variety of Content

"The individual presentations were brief and focused. Overlapping/related topic tracks were good - if a talk in your chosen track wasn't of interest, it was likely that one of the other tracks had something appropriate"

Crops and Chemicals USA Snapshot

250+ attendees
Formulation Experts, Biostimulant Managers, Plant Physiologists, Crop Enhancement Scientists & Feritlizer Specialists
50+ case studies
Covering agrochemical formulation, biostimulants and biopesticides
160+ companies
Past companies include BASF, Syngenta, Monsanto, Bayer, Marrone Bio Innovations, Koppert, Valagro, Agrinos, BioConsortia and many more

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