Valent U.S.A. Corporation is a leading crop protection firm serving the agricultural and non-crop products markets in North America. Valent products help growers produce safe and abundant food and fiber crops, and horticultural professionals improve the quality of life for their customers.
CropLife Canada represents the manufacturers, developers, and distributors of plant science innovations – pest control products and plant biotechnology – for use in agriculture, urban, and public health settings. CropLife Canada supports innovative and sustainable agriculture in Canada, in cooperation with others, by building trust and appreciation for plant science innovations.
Although the world population has doubled in the last 40 years, the area of land devoted to food production has remained virtually constant; crop protection products have enabled farmers to produce higher yields of their crops on less land. In fact, U.S. farmers provide 18% of the world’s food supply on only 10% of the world’s farmland.
Jay Vroom and Jeff Schnell Talk Ag Stewardship
Agribusiness Association Of Iowa
Jeff Schnell of the Agribusiness Association of Iowa and Jay Vroom of CropLife America sit down to discuss agricultural stewardship during a recent visit. Jeff emphasizes the infrastructure that agribusiness provides for agriculture and farming, noting that the wealth of information and technology around the country. Bringing that information and technology back to the farmer is essential. Stewardship practices, such as container recycling is also talked about, and both Jay and Jeff see its role as a vital part of American Agriculture.