News: Biodiversity & Bioprotection
For Peat's Sake....
Defra has confirmed that sales of peat to amateur gardeners will be banned in England from 2024. The move follows a consultation and is part of a pledge to restore peat lands.
These wild, boggy places are sometimes referred to as the UK's rainforests, because of their ability to soak up vast quantities of carbon. When peat dries out it emits rather than stores greenhouse gases, contributing to...Read more...
The 'Green Revolution' is Now!
The biocontrol sector continues to grow across the world in both size and degree of importance. The global BioAg sector is leading the way in terms of the 'Green Revolution'.
Innovation Through Collaboration
The World BioProtection Forum (WBF) was formed by Dr. Minshad Ansari (below) to encourage collaboration between the bi...Read more...
Award-Winning Indoor Growing Solutions
AgTech Specialist Light Science Technologies (LST) will be unveiling its award-winning technology and the latest energy-saving solutions for indoor growers when it exhibits at this year’s Four Oaks Trade Show on Stand C34.
During the two-day show, the LST team will be on hand to share its expertise and offer the latest industry advice.
Alternatives to Chemical Usage
The World BioProtection Forum (WBF) hosted the 2nd Annual World BioProtection Summit and Awards 2022 this week at the NEC, Birmingham (UK).
This addressed the pressing need to develop alternatives to chemical crop protection in sustainable food production.
Established to celebrate achievements in biocontrol and ...Read more...
Floralies Closes on a Successful Edition
Floralies Ghent closed its doors on a 'sell-out' day. The organisers now look back on a very successful edition with great satisfaction.
On Sunday May 8th, the milestone of 75,000 visitors was achieved. That is 5,000 visitors above the original goal of 70,000.
Intimate & Refreshing
A quick enquiry among the visito...Read more...
The Most Beautiful Walk of the Year!
The clock is ticking down to April 29th next week when the City of Ghent will be under the magical spell of Floraliën.
For 10 days, the iconic location Floraliënhal, in the Citadel Park, will be the setting for the most beautiful creations by national and international top florists, ornamental growers, garden architects and artists.Read more...
The Heart of the Horticulture Sector
GreenTech Amsterdam will be the heartbeat of the Horticulture Sector from 14-16 June this year.
This is the #1 horticulture technology platform in the Netherlands, where industry professionals from all over the world come together to connect, network, share knowledge and do business.
At GreenTech (held at the Rai Exhibition Centre), visitors will enjoy a compl...Read more...
Plant-Life, a 'Walk with Nature’
Writer Ed Bent has written a new book, entitled Plant-Life, a 'Walk with Nature'.
The value of the book rests in its originality, and wide-sweeping and versatile coverage on plants, wildflowers in particular, and our involvement with nature.Read more...
'Green Agorà' Creates Network for the Future
There was great success for the conference "Green Agorà, Flormart which created a network for the role of 'Green in the City of the future' This was held last month (Dec 17), at the Fiere di Parma.
'Life Urban Green'
In a packed room Renato Ferretti, Editorial Director of Lineaverde, moderated a d...
New President of Indian Chapter
The World BioProtection Forum is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. MJ Khan as the new President of its Indian Chapter.
Widely acclaimed for his transformational role in food and agriculture sector worldwide through business projects, program innovations and policy interventions, Dr. MJ Khan (below), is the Chairman of the Indian Chamber of Food and Agriculture, President o...Read more...