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BPIA Webinar: What Are Biostimulants And How Do They Work?

September 17, 2018

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 17, 2018--The Biological Products Industry Alliance (BPIA) will hold a ninety-minute webinar at 11:00 AM (EDT) on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, entitled, “Biostimulants: What are they and how do they work?” For more information or to register, visit https://bpia-webinar.com/.

According to BPIA Executive Director Keith Jones, “These days when you work in agriculture or horticulture, you regularly hear the term ‘biostimulant’ but what does this word mean? There is currently no legal definition of the word ‘biostimulant’ in the United States. If you have any interest in biostimulants, you will not want to miss this webinar.”

During this ninety-minute webinar, a panel of experts will explain what people are talking about when they say “biostimulant.” The panel will explore how these products work and how they can be used in agriculture and horticulture. Webinar speakers will include Dr. Michelle Jones, a Professor and D.C. Kiplinger Floriculture Endowed Chair in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science at The Ohio State University; Jane Fife, Chief Science Officer at 3Bar Biologics; Blair Busenbark, Sales and Marketing Manager for Mycorrhizal Applications; Scriven Bernard, Technology Manager for Italpollina; and Kevin Hillemeyer, Sales Representative with the Oil-Dri Corporation of America.

About BPIA

The Biological Products Industry Alliance (BPIA) is the premier organization dedicated to fostering the use of biological technology including biopesticides and biostimulants. Biological products are reduced-risk products based on biological or naturally derived chemistry. BPIA is a rapidly growing association with now over 128 member companies ranging from small, innovative sole proprietors to large, international companies. Our member companies have developed dependable, pioneering products for commercial agriculture, forestry, home gardens, horticulture, ornamentals, public health, and turf. Our members provide solutions that benefit growers, consumers, and the environment. For more information see www.bpia.org.

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CONTACT: BPIA

Keith Jones, 202-570-1411

jones@bpia.org

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH BIOTECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURING CHEMICALS/PLASTICS NATURAL RESOURCES AGRICULTURE LANDSCAPE ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY SCIENCE

SOURCE: Biological Products Industry Alliance (BPIA)

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