With approximately 4,600 employees, Chemtura is a leading global supplier of plastic additives, including flame retardants; a leading manufacturer of pool and spa products; a global leader in seed treatment and miticides in the agricultural market; the largest component supplier to the lubricants industry; and a top global producer of urethane polymers.
ECPA acts as the ambassador of the crop protection industry in Europe and represents the industry's European regional network. ECPA promotes agricultural technology in the context of sustainable development and, in doing so, seeks to build understanding of the industry’s role, contribution’s, and expand informed dialogue about our views, values and beliefs.
Crop protection products combat global malnutrition and starvation by increasing crop yields, helping families worldwide afford more fresh produce. Currently, one-sixth of the world population, over 900 million people, suffers from malnutrition and continued advances in crop protection are needed as the world’s population grows.
CropLife Conversations - Carl Casale of CHS Inc.
Importance of Agricultural Exports
Carl Casale of CHS Inc. recently sat down for a chat with CLA President Jay Vroom to discuss a variety of topics, including the importance of agricultural exports. Carl is a former CLA Board Chairman. CHS Inc. is one of the largest grain originators and food manufacturers, and Carl states that he has learned a lot from his first year organization.
Carl also talks about how agricultural exports are an important part of the U.S. economy, and how healthy the sector is.