UPL is a global provider of sustainable agriculture products & solutions, with annual revenue exceeding $5 billion. As one of the top 5 agriculture solutions companies worldwide, its robust portfolio consists of biologicals and traditional crop protection solutions with more than 13,600 registrations. With a presence in more than 130 countries and more than 10,000 colleagues globally, UPL reaches to more than 90% of the world’s food basket.

UPL aims to transform agriculture through its OpenAgTM Purpose to create an agriculture network that feeds sustainable growth for all. In addition to providing seeds, crop protection, nutrition, plant stress and stimulation, post-harvest, and soil & water technologies, UPL also delivers integrated crop health solutions and advisory services that promote farmer education and engagement.

UPL strives to make every single food product more sustainable. It is constantly working to reduce its environmental footprint and has undertaken focused efforts to care for our environment. UPL is dedicated to supporting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and is member of various initiatives like WBCSD, Responsible Care, Global Agribusiness alliance (GAA) etc. To promote environmental sustainability, UPL is working on different aspects such as Energy, Water, Waste management as well as new technologies to promote recycling.

Visit BAW 2021 in March and learn more about UPL’s integrated portfolio of across the food value chain.

GBAL and BAW sincerely appreciate UPL’s sustainability initiatives and support of the BioAg World Congress.

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  • Roger Tripathi

Updated: Aug 24, 2020

We all LOVE the Early Bird Deals! With the changes to the BioAg World Congress dates, we have plenty of time to take advantage of Early Bird pricing for attendance. The new dates of the Congress are March 15-17, 2021 and the end of the Early Bird discount is February 1, 2021.

The contest due dates are also changed. So, if you thought you missed your chance, you have a second one! The due dates are listed below.

BioAgro-Vator – February 1, 2021

BioAgro-Disuptor – February 1, 2021

BioAgro-Achiever – February 1, 2021

As you probably noticed all the dates are aligned with one another. We hope that these changes encourage anyone who was hesitant before to go full in and apply to take place in the competition.

Thank you so much for everyone’s continued support and encouragement. We look forward to your participation and attendance to #BAW2021! In the meantime, be smart, keep calm, and stay healthy. See you there.

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Primary BioAg Innovations (PBI) is excited to announce that Jung Woo has joined the company to further develop PBI’s unique model in Integrated Crop Solutions including BioProcducts in APAC and globally.

Jung has a broad range of his well-rounded educational background in Science, Business Management and People Management: graduated from Seoul National University with his B.A. in Agricultural Biology (1995) and majored in Plant pathology for his M.S at the same university (1997), then extended his academic background by completing his MBA at Kelley Business School, Indiana University (2008) and his PhD in International Business at Kyunghee University, Korea (2017).  

Jung has around 26 years’ experience in the crop protection industry and plant health industry, having involved in various functions/levels in the different organizations. He started his career in a leading crop protection company as a researcher focused on Biologicals in Korea in Jan 1997 and experienced the agricultural public sector as a plant quarantine officer till June 2000. In addition, he joined one of major MNCs in Korea and took his roles in Marketing as Crop manager/Product manager, Strategy Planning as PMO, and R&D center as Head of R&D till Aug 2013. Thereafter, he extended his career to the Plant Health industry for a USA based player as a Business manager in North-East Asia till May 2016 and a Canadian biostimulant producer as Business Director in East Asia till June 2020.

Through his extensive work experiences, he has good agronomic expertise in various crops of key countries in Asia and a good understanding of farmers/market demands, Ag business environments, and distribution channels in key Asian markets. He has well-established networks and experiences in agricultural areas to help MNCs to build up their Entry strategy/Legal entity, Product registration strategy, Go-To-Market strategy, and strong local team and distribution channel partners in the Asian market.

“I am confident that my experience, skills, knowledge, and regional/local networks will allow me to deliver Primary BioAg Innovations (PBI)’s added value to growers to solve many biotic and abiotic stresses from climate changes on their key crops in an eco-friendly and profitable manner. The opportunity to offer PBI Integrated Plant Health solutions ensuring growers profitability and sustainable success is, in itself, a powerful motivation for me as APAC Business Partner. And as a strong believer in teamwork, I look forward to serving our growers closely by forming a strong regional/local team with our business partners to make sure a strong sustainable growth for all the stakeholders,” said Jung.

People who know Jung, also know Jung means business, Jung means results and Jung is a true believer in Sustainable Agriculture, including at his own Farm, added Roger Tripathi CEO and Founder of PBI. Roger also said, “Jung has been a founding partner of GBAL as an advisor, now will also manage GBAL APAC business, in the same fashion as PBI.”

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