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CropLife International is a global federation representing the plant science industry. CLI addresses international developments in the area of crop protection (pesticides), biotechnology (GMOs) and sustainable agriculture. CLI is committed to the safe and responsible use of the industry's products in order to provide safe and abundant food as well as other benefits back to the consumer.
Organic farmers use pesticides, too. They apply non-synthetic crop protection products, such as sulfur and copper, to protect crops from pests and increase yields.
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.