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.
CropLife Africa Middle East, a member of CropLife International, represents the plant science industry and a network of national associations in 30 countries in Africa and the Middle East. The "Plant Science Industry" includes manufacturers and distributors of crop protection products (pesticides) seeds and biotechnology products.
Crop protection contributes to U.S. energy security by supporting efficient corn growth and in turn, ethanol production.
Allied Scientific Organizations
AGRO, a Division of the American Chemical Society, brings together a worldwide community of scientists and stakeholders to advance knowledge and promote innovative solutions for the protection of agricultural productivity, public health and the environment.
- American Chemical Society
With more than 163,000 members, the American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world’s largest scientific society and one of the world’s leading sources of authoritative scientific information.
- American Phytopathological Society
The American Phytopathological Society (APS) is the premier society dedicated to high-quality, innovative plant pathology research. For more than a century, members of APS have been making and sharing significant breakthroughs, both for the science and society.
- American Society of Agronomy
Since its inception, ASA has continued to evolve, modifying its educational offerings to support the changing needs of its members. Today, ASA is seen as a progressive scientific society meeting the needs of its members through publications, recognition and awards, placement service, certification programs, meetings, and student activities.
- Crop Science Society of America
The Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) is a prominent international scientific society headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin. Because of their common interests, CSSA, the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), and the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) share a close working relationship as well as the same headquarters office staff.
- Entomological Society of America
The Entomological Society of America (ESA) is the largest organization in the world serving the professional and scientific needs of entomologists and people in related disciplines.
- International Year of Chemistry
The International Year of Chemistry 2011 (IYC 2011) is a worldwide celebration of the achievements of chemistry and its contributions to the well-being of humankind. Under the unifying theme “Chemistry—our life, our future,” IYC 2011 will offer a range of interactive, entertaining, and educational activities for all ages.
- Soil Science Society of America
The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) is a progressive international scientific society that fosters the transfer of knowledge and practices to sustain global soils.
- Weed Science Society of America
Founded in 1956, the Society was established to encourage and promote the development of knowledge concerning weeds and their impact on the environment.