Eustice keynote to open BCPC Congress

This year’s BCPC Congress is to be opened by Defra minister of state George Eustice MP. Mr Eustice will give the opening address outlining the latest thinking on how a post-Brexit UK agriculture will operate outside the Common Agricultural Policy, and whether a more...

BCPC outstanding contribution awards

The BCPC presented outstanding contribution awards to two leading crop production scientists at its 2017 Crop Protection in Southern Britain conference earlier this month. This year’s awards went to Dr David Cooper and Jim Orson. The organisation has presented awards...

UK Pesticide guide updated

The 30th edition of The UK Pesticide Guide, published by BCPC and CAB International, is now available. It includes 25 new active ingredient profiles, including two new actives.  The Guide’s publishers point out that although the printed book is useful as a quick and...

Online alerts to help pollinators

Bee Connected, a new service from the Crop Protection Association, the NFU and the British Beekeepers Association, aims to reduce risks to bees from pesticides. It launches later this year.    The project uses data from The UK Pesticide Guide, which is produced by the...