Gowan are providers of quality crop protection solutions for specialty crops and niche markets of agriculture. Their products include insecticides/miticides, fungicides, and herbicides. Their critical competencies are field sales and development, pesticide registration, formulation and efficient market delivery.
The ACRC is a non-profit organization that safely collects and recycles plastic crop protection product, or pesticide containers. Thousands of farmers and applicators nationwide participate in it’s free recycling programs.
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.
Leonard Gianessi Talks with XS, Inc.
Leonard Gianessi Talks with XS, Inc
Leonard Gianessi, of the Crop Protection Research Institute sits down with CLA member XS, Inc. to discuss the importance of crop protection products to agriculture. Here Leonard speaks to the history the crop protection products have with the United States and abroad, noting the abundant food supply they allow.