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Wednesday 28th of August

 

INFO AG INTERNATIONAL

BIOCONTROL LATAM

13:20


Keynote
: Adoption of Precision Farming in Brazil: present scenario and future challenges (

Leonardo Antolini, Client Relations, Kleffmann Group

Keynote: Diseases, Pests, Nematodes, Weeds – Innovations and Trends in Biocontrol (download .pdf)

Dr. Marcelo Morandi, Head at EMBRAPA Meio Ambiente

13:50

Sustainability through precision agriculture (download .pdf)

Thiago Romanelli, Professor, Department of Biosystem Engineering, ESALQ/USP

Keynote: Biocontrol Market in Brazil (download .pdf)

Mr. Marcelo Claudino, Business Intelligence Director, IEG | FNP

14:20

Use & Perceptions of Brazilian Farmers regarding Digital Tools (download .pdf)

Marcelo Claudino, Director of Business Intel, IEG

Keynote: Feedback from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply

(download .pdf)

Dr. Mark Trimmer, Editor 2BMonthly/Managing Partner, DunhamTrimmer

 

 

Session continued

Session Biocontrol and IPM in LatAm

15:50

Digital Agriculture in large farm (download .pdf)

Vinicius Favoni , Analista de Agricultura Digital SLC Agricola

Biological Control as Part of the Integrated Strategy for Crop Pest Management in Latin America and the Caribbean (download .pdf)

Dr. Yelitza Colmenarez, Director, CABI Americas

 

Session: Connectivity

 

16:20

Keynote: How to solve the problem of connectivity between the different models and brands of agricultural machinery and the farmer management system 

José Alexandre Loyola, President - Brazil, AgGateway Latam

Farmer to Fork: Customized Co-Development of Biological Solutions in a Tropical Cropping System

Dr. Lieselot Van der Veken, Business Development Manager, Biobest Group

16:50

Case study in ag IoT (download .pdf)

Tony Gil, COO, AgriGis

Effect of CPST (Crop Protection Support Technology) Products as Biopesticides and as Enhancers of Traditional Chemistries (download .pdf)

Dr. Michael Canady, Technical Support Director, Cytozyme Laboratories

17:20

 

MIB – Manejo Inteligente Biopotente (download .pdf)

Mr. Robson Luz Costa, Manager, Market Development, Laboratorio Farroupilha/Lallemand

17:50

 

Bioprotection Challenges and Contributions to Achieve the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (download .pdf)

Mr. Nicolas Cock Duque, President, Bioprotection Global and External Affairs Manager, Ecoflora, A Gowan Group Company

 

Thursday, 29 August 2019

 

Info AG Brazil and Biocontrol LATAM

 

Session: Biocontrol Research & New Technology

09:00

Start Up Showcase: Using Technology to Revolutionize Decision Making and Enhance Sustainability (download .pdf)

Mr. Andrei Grespan, CEO, Tarvos

09:30

1901SC (Saccharomyces cerevisiae LAS 117 Yeast Cell Wall) – an Innovative Systemic Resistance Inducer Against Asian Soybean Rust

Mr. Eduardo Elias Oriani, Fungicides R&D Consultant, IHARA

09:50

Technical Benefits of Plant Extracts for Crop Disease Management: EcoSwing, an Example of Botanicals Technology Integration (download .pdf)

Mr. Raul Ruiz, Ecoflora, a Gowan Group Company

10:10

Zika Mosquito Management Using Botanicals (download .pdf)

Mr. Ketan Mehta, Founder & CEO, Ecosense Labs

10:30

Networking Break

 

Session Data collection and data decisions

Biocontrol research and new technology

11:00

Tech integration brings data to life for farmers (download .pdf)

Frank D'Emden, Product Manager, Decipher

Use of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens in the Control of Nematodes

Mr. Artur Soares, Researcher, Simbiose

11:20

Climate, winter season, and impact on agriculture overview 

María del Pilar Longar-Blanco, PhD in sciences (biology) National Polytechnic Institute

Biostimulant Effect of Biological Alternatives in the Yield of Pineapple (download .pdf)

Mr. Luis Diego D. Araya, Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica

11:40

Early within-season foliar diseases detection and yield prediction using Sentinel-2 satellite constellation imageries and machine learning technologies in biomass sorghum (download.pdf)

Ephrem Habyarimana, Chief Scientist, CREA Research Center for Cereal and Industrial Crops

Sclerotinia sclerotiorum Sclerotia Viability Reduction Potential by Bacillus methylotrophicus (download .pdf)

Dr. Edilaine Gelinski Grabicoski, Professor, State University Maringa

 

Session:  Using Precision Ag to improve ROI

 

12:00

Spatial profit mapping (download .pdf)

Mr. Jose Molin, Associate Professor, USP

Julietta® a Biofungicide Against Botrytis cinerea and Monilia spp

Mr. Frederic Lievens, Biocontrol Product Manager, Agrauxine Lesaffre Plant Care

   

Session Production & Formulation of Biocontrols

13:30

How to improve prescription maps for precision agriculture practices

Lucas Amaral, FEAGRI - Faculdade de Engenharia Agrícola/Unicamp *

Keynote: Evaluation of Potential of Nanostructured Systems for Pest Control in Agriculture. (download .pdf)

Professor Leonardo Fraceto, Institute of Science and Technology of Sorocaba, USP

13:50

Friends, not Foes: ADAPT and ISOXML Provide Comprehensive Data Interoperability (download .pdf)

Dan Danford, Global Industry Relations Manager, CNH Industrial/AgGateway

Stability Studies in the Design of Biological Control Agent Formulations (download .pdf)

Dr. Martha Gomez, BioProducts Department Manager, AGROSAVIA

14:10

Presentation from Geoysis

Paulo Mateus Alves, Director of Sales, Geosys

Smart Bacillus Based Formulations: Successful Solutions Against Fungal Diseases Affecting Row and Cash Crops

Dr. Noemi Herrero, R&D Manager, Grupo Agrotecnología

14:30

ABPSAP Certification Program for Precision Agriculture Service Companies (download .pdf)

Mr. Fernando Lopes, Director, Instituto Totum

New Biological Carrier Platform (download .pdf)

Dr. Shalaka Shinde, Senior Scientist, Oil-Dri Corporation of America

14:50

A proximal soil-sensing platform for effective soil nutrient and irrigation management in precision farming

Ronaldo Pereira de Oliveira, Reseacher

Embrapa

The Careful Selection of Yeast Extracts is Key to Promote Growth, Spores and Crystal Proteins Formation for Bacillus thuringiensis Commercial Manufacturing

Dr. Alain Sourabié, Science, Technical & Innovation Director, Proceslys – Lesaffre Group

16:00

Soil mapping by apparent electrical conductivity and X-ray fluorescence spectrometry

Alberto Bernardi, Researcher, Embrapa

Adjustment of the Viral Propagation System of a Granulovirus of Erinnyis ello (VG010) at Pilot Plant Scale (download .pdf)

Dr. Paola Cuartas, Bioproducts Department Researcher, AGROSAVIA

16:20

Smart Irrigation Scheduling - FieldNET Advisor Saves Water and Energy while Increasing Yields (download .pdf)

Kurtis Charling, FieldNET Business solutions, Lindsay

Production, Downstream Processing and Formulation of Microbial Biocontrol Agents and Nematodes (download .pdf)

Dr. Ralf-Udo Ehlers, Managing Director, e-nema GmbH,

16:40

 NPKCaMg-Fertilization, Naturaé Rain and Crop Yield Models

Laszlo Marton, Researcher Professor, HAS 

The Complexity of Quality Assurance in Macro and Micro Biologicals Production (download .pdf)

Mr. Danilo Pedrazzoli, Industrial Director, Koppert Brasil

 

Session: Regulatory Landscape

17:00

Keynote Panel Discussion: Emerging Regulatory Issues for Biopesticides in Latin America

Moderator: Ms. Maria Luiza M.P. Castro, Co-Founder, CESIS

Panel Members:

Mr. Norberto Arias, Director, Agrochem Consultores (download .pdf)

Mr. Hideraldo Coelho, Program Coordinator & Federal Agricultural Inspector, MAPA (download .pdf)

Ms. Blanca Sierra, Regulatory Affairs Director & Founder, GLP Estrategias Avanzadas (download .pdf)

 

Friday, 30 August 2019

 

InfoAg International

Biocontrol Latam

 

Session: Training of Farmers

Session Regulatory Session Continued

09:00

How YOU are affected by Digital Agriculture

Vera Arrabal, CEO, AGRODATA Smart Solutions

Keynote Panel Discussion: Biological Products Labelling, Efficacy & Assessment in Brazil

Moderator: Ms. Daniela Maia, Registration Manager, Vigna Brasil (download .pdf)

Panel Members:

Jucemary Araújo ANVISA – GHS Implementation and Microbiological Product Labels (download .pdf)

Mr. Bruno Cavalheiro Breitenback, Auditor Fiscal Federal Agropecuário, MAPA (download .pdf)

Mr. Danilo, Danilo Lourenço de Sousa, Coordination of Environmental Control of Hazardous Substances and Products, IBAMA (download .pdf)

09:20

How to have positioning accuracy on precision AG systems

Renato Brant, Continental Sales Manager, Trimble LATAM

 

Session Biocontrol and Precision Farming chaired by Marco Toapanta ,Global Director - Science and Technology, Agrithority

09:40

Precision Agriculture - a Must for Biocontrol

   

Session Innovative Application Technology & Public Health Uses

10:00

Early Crop Nutritional Program & Pest Management to Maximize Performance & Yield

Marco Toapanta ,Global Director - Science and Technology, Agrithority

AMR (Antimethanogenic Reagents) Natural Product Pesticide Technology to Control Xylophages (download .pdf)

Michael Scalzi, Environmental Intellectual Properties

10:25

Keynote: Using Drones for Precision Aerial Application of Biodefensives: Global Impact (download .pdf)

Mr. Fernando Garcia Nicodemos, CEO & Founder, NCB Sistemas Embarcados

10:45

 

Transitioning Biocontrol Strategies from Traditional to Precision Agriculture (download .pdf)

Amit Vasavada,Sr. Vice President of R&D and Chief Technology Officer, Marrone Bio Innovations

 

 

 

Session: Nutrient Management

Session: Biocontrol Agents & Mass Trapping

11:40

Keynote: Exploratory analysis of agronomic information from a soil fertility database in Brazilian Cerrado: from data to recommendation (download .pdf)

Vinicius de Melo Benites, Chief of Development, Embrapa Solos

Mass Trapping for the Control of the South American Fruit Fly in Table Grape Vineyards (download .pdf)

Dr. Marcos Botton, Engineer, EMBRAPA

12:10

Removing the moisture effect in soil organic matter determination using NIR spectroscopy and PLSR with external parameter orthogonalization

Andre Marcelo de souza, Researcher, Embrapa

ABS in the Professional Biocontrol Industry (download .pdf)

Dr. Evert Hamblok, Manager Regulatory Affairs, Koppert Biological Systems

 

Session: Robotics

 

 12:30

Automated Processing Tool for Precision Agriculture:Case Study of ABC Foundation

Dr. Fabrício P. Povh, Bel. Informática, Yaroslau Miguel Kuzicz, Fundação ABC – Castro-PR

Augmentative Releases of Endogenous Parasitoids for Biological Control of Millet Insect Pests in the Sahel (download .pdf)

Dr. Malick Ba, Principal Entomologist, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics

 12:50

 

Closing Keynote: Sustainable Cotton Production and Biological Control – Application and Expectations (download .pdf)

Dr. Jacob Crosariol Netto, Ph.D., Entomologist, IMA/ABRAPA