CropLife America supports all farming practices

CropLife America supports all farming practices that help grow safe and healthy food for communities around the world.

CropLife America supports all farming practices that help grow safe and healthy food for communities around the world. From large to small, traditional or organic, consumers have choices at the grocery store that help keep their families healthy without breaking the bank. Crop protection products will help support growth of agriculture to meet the nutritional needs of billions of people around the world. Every day we will continue to support better farming and a better world.

Modern agriculture

grown in the U.S.

In the U.S., there are 2.1 million farms. Of the 321 million people in the U.S., farmers and ranchers comprise less than 1% of the population.

How does modern agriculture affect you?

Crop protection products provide a 47.92 percent savings in purchase of cereals, fruits and vegetables on  grocery bills for a family of four in the U.S.

Increased agricultural production created an additional 1,040,661 jobs generating more than $33 billion in wages.

How does modern agriculture affect you?

Eating up to seven servings of fresh fruit and vegetables a day can cut your risk of premature death by 42 percent.

Eating more fruits and vegetables reduces the specific risks of death by cancer and heart disease by 25 percent and 31 percent respectively.

How does modern agriculture affect our planet?

Herbicide use allows for conservation tillage which offers energy savings of 9 percent as compared with conventional tilling methods.

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