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Bayer CropScience

Bayer CropScience is  one of the world's leading innovative cropscience companies in the area of crop protection, non agricultural pest-control, seeds and plant biotechnology. They strive to build long term, consistent, predictable and mutually beneficial partnerships with our customers and stakeholders, and aim to generate value through innovation.

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CropLife Canada

CropLife Canada represents the manufacturers, developers, and distributors of plant science innovations – pest control products and plant biotechnology – for use in agriculture, urban, and public health settings. CropLife Canada supports innovative and sustainable agriculture in Canada, in cooperation with others, by building trust and appreciation for plant science innovations.

Crop Protection Facts

It costs up to $256 million to research, develop, and register a new crop protection product; only 1 in 139,000 chemicals make it from the laboratory to the farmers’ fields.

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Senator Kay Hagan Praises Ag Biotechnology

Senator Hagan on Biotechnology

Last May, North Carolina's U.S. Senator, Kay Hagan (D) spoke at the  North Carolina Biotechnology Center's first ever ag biotech symposium.  CLA's Jay Vroom and Bayer CropScience's Bill Buckner (current CLA board chair) also appeared on the same program.  In her speech, Senator Hagan praises modern agriculture for its economic and educational benefits as well as its innovation.

Hagan notes that to solve global crises on limited resources, farmers must be able to get every drop out of every acre of land to be able to produce enough food for a growing world population. Many of CropLife America's member companies are helping to solve these crises with their innovative crop protection  and biotechnology products.
 

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