Virtual Grower Day | Flowers & Vegetables
August 12, 2020 at
What’s next for biocontrol
Speaker: Dr. Michael Brownbridge, BioWorks
With new pests emerging, a changing climate and consumer demands shaping what can (and cannot) be used in production, greenhouse IPM programs have to change to stay ahead of the curve. Explore some of the exciting new IPM technologies on the horizon that were revealed at the recent Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting.
Dr. Michael Brownbridge, BioWorks
Michael Brownbridge, PhD, has over 30 years of industry experience in production systems, biological control and integrated pest management – with an extensive research history. He previously held positions at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Canada), AgResearch Ltd. (New Zealand), and the University of Vermont among others. Michael joined BioWorks in December 2019, as the Biological Program Manager – Disease Control. In this position, he is responsible for accelerating the adoption of current and new biological products while providing expert advice and guidance to customers and partners.