Founded in 1969, American Vanguard is a diversified specialty and agricultural products company that develops and markets crop protection, turf and ornamental products and public health insecticides.
ECPA acts as the ambassador of the crop protection industry in Europe and represents the industry's European regional network. ECPA promotes agricultural technology in the context of sustainable development and, in doing so, seeks to build understanding of the industry’s role, contribution’s, and expand informed dialogue about our views, values and beliefs.
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a system using biological, cultural, physical, and chemical tools to manage pests. Farmers use methods such as IPM, buffer zones, and reduced and no-till farming to protect the environment.
CropLife America Crop Protection Goals
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The overall goal of crop protection is to enable farmers to produce the best quality, highest-yield crops possible, in turn providing consumers with a safe, affordable, and dependable food supply.
CropLife America identifies six key elements necessary to accomplishing this goal. Read more about them here: