Michel Guillon

Dear All, It is with great sadness that I have to inform you of the death of IBMA former Board member, Michel Guillon.  IBMA Board, IBMA Secretariat and former IBMA Secretariat members’ thoughts are with his family and friends. Below is a note from Sara Chatham, Former IBMA secretary, sara-chatham@orange.fr: Michel Guillon, co-founder with Bernard Blum of […]

IBMA – PAN Europe – IOBC-WPRS Symposium Solutions for the transition to agroecology in Croatia 28 Oct 2022, 09:00 – 12:00

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, Pesticide Action Network Europe, together with MEP Biljana Borzan, IBMA, and IOBC-WPRS, invites you to the online Symposium “Solutions for the transition to agroecology in Croatia – decreasing the use of pesticides by increasing the application of Integrated Pest Control with Biocontrol, on October 28, from 09:00 to 12:00 CET. The […]

More than 1550 biocontrol industry representatives gather in Basel at ABIM the premier global meeting of the biocontrol industry.

At the 17th edition of ABIM, co-organized by FiBL and the International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association (IBMA), representatives of the biocontrol industry met from 24-26 October 2022. This worldwide event for the biocontrol industry took place live in Basel again. More than 1550 participants from 53 nations were able to network together, face to face, as […]

Bernard Blum Award 2022 Gold Winner is Pronemite by Biobest

We have Bernard Blum Award 2022 Winners! The best biocontrol product of the year is Pronemite by Biobest. The awardees have been announced at ABIM 2022 where David Cary, Member of the ABIM Executive Board and Owen Jones (Chair of the Bernard Blum Award judging panel) have presented the 2022 Bernard Blum Award short list success stories and the winning entry […]

IBMA, PAN Europe, IOBC-WPRS, National Council of Republic Slovenia Symposium “Ecological transition starts with agronomy, increasing IPM uptake with biocontrol and significant pesticide dependency reductions”

Invitation for 20th October 2022, from 9.00 to 12.00: Dear Madam, Dear Sir, PAN Europe, National Council of Republic Slovenia, IBMA and IOBC-WPRS are glad to invite you to the symposium Ecological transition starts with agronomy, increasing IPM uptake with biocontrol and significant pesticide dependency reductions on Thursday, the 20th of October 2022, from 09:00 to 12:00 […]

Achieve food security in challenging times: SURf the biocontrol wave!

Urgent call for more alternatives: we all need fast-track biocontrol authorisation to achieve 2030 pesticide goals For immediate release Brussels, 13th October 2022: A European Parliament seminar hosted by MEP Martin Hlaváček and co-organised by the International Biocontrol Manufacturers association (IBMA) and the Microbial Task Force, is addressing today the question : how policy makers […]

IBMA and Microbial PPPs Task Force Seminar Invitation

The EU Farm to Fork Sustainable Use of Plant Protection Products Regulation Proposal (SUR) finally focuses on biological control. But how to achieve fast-track biocontrol authorisation including microbials? Invitation for 13th October 2022:Seminar on fast-track Biocontrol authorisation – in the European Parliament and online Dear Madam, dear Sir, We have the pleasure to invite you to the […]