BASF is the world's leading chemical company – The Chemical Company. With about 97,000 employees we serve customers and partners in almost all countries of the world.
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.
Manufacturers have made tremendous advances in modern-day crop protection products. Today we have many highly targeted products that only affect specific pests. In addition to safer products that dissipate in the environment more quickly, today we use these products in much lower rates because they are much more targeted and effective.
CropLife Conversations - Environmental Defense Fund
Suzy Friedman Conversation
The third in a series of sit down interviews, Barb Glenn talks with Suzy Friedman, Deputy Director, Working Lands at the Environmental Defense Fund. In this new CLA web video, Barb and Suzy discuss how important environmental stewardship is to both organizations. Suzy notes that modern agriculture must continue to maintain production on agricultural lands to meet the needs of a growing population. Barb and Suzy also talk about the significance of integrated pest management and its role in environmental stewardship.