Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, Dow AgroSciences provides innovative technologies for crop protection, pest and vegetation management, seeds, traits, and agricultural biotechnology to serve the world's growing population
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.
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.
The Importance of Food Sourcing
Bill Clark - Philabundance
On September 14th, 2012, Philabundance hosted their 2nd Annual Hunger Symposium in Philadelphia, PA. Philabundance is the Delaware Valley's largest hunger relief organization. The purpose of the day's events was to discuss a critical need in hunger relief and food sourcing.
In this video, Philabundance's President and Executive Director Bill Clark talks about the importance of food banks and food sourcing. Bill also talks about the unique relationship that agriculture has with food banks, and how that relationship can strengthen to help feed a hungry world.