Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, Dow AgroSciences provides innovative technologies for crop protection, pest and vegetation management, seeds, traits, and agricultural biotechnology to serve the world's growing population
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.
Crop plants must compete with 30,000 species of weeds, 3,000 species of nematodes and 10,000 species of plant-eating insects. Despite the use of modern crop protection products, 20-40% of potential food production is still lost every year to pests. An adequate, reliable food supply cannot be guaranteed without the use of crop protection products.
CropLife America and RISE Host Spring Conference, April 5-6
2012 Spring Conference
CropLife America and RISE Spring Conference 2012
April 5-6, 2012
Marriott Crystal Gateway
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
CropLife America and RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) remind you to save the date for the 2012 Spring Conference, taking place April 5 – 6, 2012 in Arlington, VA.
We'll be discussing the most up-to-date science and regulatory issues impacting the crop protection and specialty pesticide industries.
Our 2012 conference will delve into key fields such as NPDES permitting, spray drift, the Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program and pesticide registration, as well as broader issues such as the important role of precision agriculture. Speakers include representatives from the U.S. EPA, USDA, academia, scientific communities and industry. A variety of interactive concurrent sessions allow for the panelists and audience to participate in engaging and forward-thinking discussions you won’t want to miss!