EPPO together with COST-SMARTER (www.ragweed.eu), and in association with IOBC, IBMA (International Biocontrol Manufacturers’ Association), CABI and the Ministry of Agriculture of Hungary is organising a workshop to explore how the use of biological control agents is evaluated and regulated across the European and Mediterranean region. This workshop will be held in Budapest on 2015-11-23/24. In many EPPO member countries three different areas of legislation, concerning plant quarantine, plant protection products and invasive species, interact in the regulation of biological control agents. The ways in which legislation is applied may vary between different countries, between different types of organism, and different modes of use.
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The “EMPHASIS’ Science with Farmers: call for early adopters” is an initiative in the frame of EU H2020 project EMPHASIS, it will give the opportunity to farmers and professionals working with them, all around Europe to learn about practical, innovative and experimental solutions developed by EMPHASIS.
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