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.
CropLife International is a global federation representing the plant science industry. CLI addresses international developments in the area of crop protection (pesticides), biotechnology (GMOs) and sustainable agriculture. CLI is committed to the safe and responsible use of the industry's products in order to provide safe and abundant food as well as other benefits back to the consumer.
U.S. consumers spend about 10% of their income on food, while consumers in other countries, such as France and India, use between 13 – 35% of their income on food.
Pollinator Week - CLA Members and Allies Talk Pollinators
Pollinator Week Conversation
The United States Department of Agriculture proclaimed June 18-24, 2012 as Pollinator Week, in recognition of pollinator species' importance to agriculture and to forest and grassland environments and other ecosystems. In this video CLA member Cindy Baker Smith of Gowan Group, Arizona Beekeeper Rick Smith, and the National Cotton Council's Don Parker discuss the importance of pollinators and how the crop protection industry is working with beekeepers around the country to ensure that an open dialogue occurs on key issues.