Author Archives: CropLife America

High School Students Show Their Support for Modern Ag!

A classroom of high school students from Kentucky recently completed the Master’s in Modern Ag honorary degree program, including all three specialty certifications. Each student had a lot to say in support of modern ag! Read some of their thoughts … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Ag Day!

Was your grocery store stocked with nutritious food this year? Did you eat watermelon on Independence Day, pick apples in the fall and mash potatoes for Thanksgiving? This March 15th on National Ag Day, remember to #ThankAFarmer for continuing to … Continue reading

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Showing Your Love for Ag through Advocacy

This Valentine’s Day, consider showing your love for ag! Agricultural advocacy helps people without a background in farming better understand the food production process. By speaking up on social media or in conversation with friends and family, you can spread … Continue reading

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Women in Agriculture

According to the 2012 U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Census of Agriculture, women make up about 31 percent of U.S. farmers, but that figure by itself doesn’t tell the whole story. Women principal operators farmed 62.7 million acres in 2012, and … Continue reading

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American Farm Bureau’s #iAdvocate Photo Contest!

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) is inviting farmers and ranchers to share their stories about advocating for agriculture as part AFBF’s recently-launched #iAdvocate campaign. To enter, message a photo of yourself advocating for agriculture to the Farm Bureau Promotion … Continue reading

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2016 is the International Year of Pulses

Eat your beans and peas! The United Nations has declared 2016 to be the International Year of Pulses (IYP)! This year-long celebration aims to heighten public awareness about the nutritional benefits of pulses and their role in sustainable food production. … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating Through Modern Ag

For many people, the New Year brings a stronger resolve to pay more attention to what we put in our grocery carts and order at restaurants, and modern ag helps give you those choices. From protein in pulses to fiber … Continue reading

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Celebrate Hardworking Farm Families

When you gather with your family for meals this month, take a moment to consider the hardworking families that grow America’s food. Read the testimonials below written by Master’s in Modern Ag alumni about the importance of family farms in … Continue reading

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New Infographics: Why Pesticides?

A company may decide to develop a new insecticide, herbicide or fungicide based on: Current and potential threats to crops, Consumer demand for safe and healthy food and The practical needs of farmers, who manage their operations as part of … Continue reading

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2015 Materials Wrap-Up

CropLife America developed a number of materials in 2015 on topics related to modern ag that you can use at the office, at home or even online. Use these to spread the word about the benefits of crop protection technology, … Continue reading

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