From their inception in 1883, FMC has been providing solutions to the world’s best companies and their customers by using an array of advanced technologies in research and development to improve the delivery of medications; enhance foods and beverages; power batteries; protect crop yields, structures and lawns, and advance the manufacture of glass, ceramics, plastics, pulp and paper, textiles and other products.
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 protects biodiversity by controlling noxious, invasive weeds that may choke waterways or overrun natural habitats. They also aid in the safety of America’s roadways by keeping road signs, right-of-ways, power lines, and railroad tracks visible and clear from weeds.
Virginia Farmers Talk Conservation
Virginia Farm Conservation
This past August, CropLife America staff attended the 2010 "Conservation in Action Tour." in Williamsburg, VA. Held by Conservation Technology Information Center, the tours foucused on Central Virginia farms and their conservation practices. In the first of two videos, James Wallace of New King County, VA talks about the conservation practices on Mainland Farm. Through various land management methods Mainland Farm continues to have some of the most progressive agriculture in the coastal plains of Virginia.