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July 24-26, 2017
Raleigh Convention Center,
Raleigh, NC


Join 250+ experts to discuss, debate and challenge the latest biological and chemical advances within formulation, regulation and product commercialization

Movers and shakers: the impact of M&A across industry

Promise, perils and possibilities for biostimulants in 2017
  • 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 2017

  • 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 2017
  • 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 Event Info

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

Accommodation and venue details

Why Raleigh?

Raleigh is home to The Research Triangle Park (RTP), one of the largest research parks in the world. It is one of the most prominent high-tech research and development centers in the United States. The park covers 7,000 acres and is home  to over 200 companies employing 50,000 workers and 10,000 contractors making Raleigh a great place to host an event.

Conference Venue

The RCC is a state-of-the-art model of flexibility and amenities. Every level has been designed to the last detail to insure that your experience here will be an infinitely rewarding one.

Raleigh Convention Center500 South Salisbury StreetRaleigh, NC 27601

Please click here for a map with the location of the Raleigh Convention Center 

Reduced rate accommodation

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Please click here to book reduced rate accommodation at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel located only few minutes walk from the Raleigh Convention Center.

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