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April 30, 2018
Biostimulant CommerceCon News

Biostimulant CommerceCon/Trade Summit Preview: Speaker Q&A with David Beaudreau, Executive Director of the U.S. Biostimulant Coalition (USBC)

April 19, 2018
Biostimulant Coalition Announces Participation in AgriBusiness GlobalSM Biostimulant CommerceCon

Biostimulant Coalition is pleased to announce it’s supporting partnership in the first AgriBusiness GlobalSM Biostimulant CommerceCon on 30-31 July, 2018 in Phoenix Arizona, USA. AgriBusiness Global Biostimulant CommerceCon, a one-and-a-half-day educational conference and trade show, is dedicated to providing strategies for commercialization in the rapidly growing biostimulant industry. Read more.

April 16, 2018
First U.S. Definition of Plant Biostimulants

House of Representatives Releases Draft 2018 Farm Bill: Includes Biostimulants Definition

WASHINGTON, DC – A draft of the 2018 U.S. Farm Bill provides the first definition for plant biostimulants by the U.S. government. It requires the USDA to perform a study on the potential regulatory and legislative reforms needed to ensure appropriate review, approval and uniform national labeling for biostimulant products. Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, Michael Conaway (R-Texas), released the bill. 

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June 29, 2017
Regulatory Oversight of Biostimulants

US Biostimulant Coalition and BPIA held a joint webinar on June 29, 2017 to discuss the current status and efforts around the regulatory environment regarding plant biostimulants. [Download Presentation]

July 25, 2017
Biostimulants Recognized as Key Opportunity for Enhancing Agriculture Production and Sustainability Goals

DAVIS, Calif. (July 25, 2017)―Biological crop inputs are increasingly being recognized for their ability to enhance yields and crop quality while also providing the critical sustainability benefits of improved soil health and nutrient utilization. Most recently, The Sustainability Consortium® identified the use of biostimulants as an opportunity to improve yields and reduce the need for creating new agricultural production acres through deforestation and other land conversions. [Read More]