March 3-4,  2016 | Monterey, CA 

Learn everything you need to know about agricultural biocontrols from the experts.  

Come together with your peers, leading organizations and industry experts for two days of hands-on education devoted solely to the use of biocontrols in agriculture.

The educational sessions, presented by Meister Media Worldwide and its leading family of brands includingAmerican Vegetable Grower®Western Fruit Grower® / American Fruit Grower® and Greenhouse Grower®,CropLife®, and FCI® magazines, are developed in cooperation with the Biopesticides Industry Alliance (BPIA), and the California Association of Pest Control Advisers (CAPCA.)


CEUs: Attending the conference presents the opportunity to earnContinuing Education Credits for Pest Control Advisers, Certified Crop Advisers, and other state certification programs.

EXPO: Take time to browse the extensive exhibit hall and connect with the top suppliers of biocontrol products and related services.

NEW TO 2016: Two optional, concurrent add-ons on the last afternoon of the event:

  • Tour of two leading Monterey-area specialty-crop growing operations using biocontrols as part of their integrated pest management programs
  • Hands-on workshop on the use of beneficial insects in a greenhouse environment
LOCATION. LOCATION, LOCATION: This Monterey Bay resort location is in close proximity to the heart of major California specialty-crop production: vegetables, fruits, and ornamentals in Monterey County and the Salinas Valley, and affords you the opportunity to tie-in a long weekend in the Monterey Bay area.