BASF is the world's leading chemical company – The Chemical Company. With about 97,000 employees we serve customers and partners in almost all countries of the world.
Japan Crop Protection Association(JCPA) is the non-profit organization of Japanese manufacturers, formulators and distributors of agricultural crop protection products. Representing more than 90 companies, JCPA members manufacture, sell and distribute 95% or more of such chemicals.
Although the world population has doubled in the last 40 years, the area of land devoted to food production has remained virtually constant; crop protection products have enabled farmers to produce higher yields of their crops on less land. In fact, U.S. farmers provide 18% of the world’s food supply on only 10% of the world’s farmland.
Mike Snyder Discusses His Full Service Crop Protection Organization
Mike Synder Talks Distribution
Mike Snyder, general manager of the Dune Company of Yuma talks about distribution of fertilizers and pesticides that his organization sells directly to farmers in the Yuma, Arizona area. In this video, Mike talks about the intricacies of his warehouse operations, safety and applicator certification education. Because of the intensity of the crop protection industry, Mike notes that safety and clean crops are of the utmost importance.