06-03-2019 - 14:00
Farming without agro-chemicals
 
Workshop 
STOA  
European Parliament Brussels - Altiero Spinelli Building (ASP) 5E2

Pcfruit  
STOA workshop © PcFruit 

Can we grow without using herbicides, fungicides and insecticides?

14:00 - 14:15 Welcome

  • Anthea McIntyre, MEP and STOA Panel Member

14:15 - 14:45 Presentations of the scientific assessment

  • Dany Bylemans
  • Barbara De Coninck
  • Wannes Keulemans
Department of Biosystems, KU Leuven

14:45 - 15:15 Presentations Panel Discussants

  • A viewpoint from conventional agriculture,
    Anne van Drunen Littel, Steward Redqueen, for the European Crop Protection Association (ECPA)
  • The stance of organic farmers,
    Isabella Lang, IFOAM, the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements
  • Consumer perception,
    Marleen Onwezen, Research Institute for Economic Research, Wageningen UR

15:15 - 16:15 Discussion

16.15 - 16:30 Closing remarks by Anthea McIntyre, MEP