Founded in 1969, American Vanguard is a diversified specialty and agricultural products company that develops and markets crop protection, turf and ornamental products and public health insecticides.
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.
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.
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.