Monthly Archives: November 2012

Give Thanks for Modern Agriculture

As millions of American families gather this week to celebrate the biggest food holiday of the year, CropLife America would like to remind everyone of the role modern agriculture plays in bringing Thanksgiving favorites like green bean casserole, cranberry sauce … Continue reading

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Testimonial: Amber

Question: What do you think is the biggest public misconception about agriculture? How would you help to fix it? I feel the biggest misconception about agriculture stems from how society perceives pesticides and pesticide use. The issue lies in the … Continue reading

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The Power of Produce

Scientists and health experts have been promoting the benefits of eating fruits and vegetables for decades, yet consumer concerns about modern growing methods continue to weaken this important message. Research shows that a diet rich in produce brings many health … Continue reading

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Testimonial: Travis

How does your job support modern agriculture? I believe that without modern agriculture, the world would not be the same as it is today. To give a little background on myself, I am a Quality Control Specialist in the cotton … Continue reading

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Meet the Pesticide Guy

Leonard Gianessi, director of CropLife Foundation’s Crop Protection Research Institute, has been educating others on the benefits of pesticides for more than 30 years. Leonard frequently gives presentations at CropLife America member companies and other organizations, and in March of … Continue reading

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Testimonial: Bruce

How does your job support modern agriculture in America? It’s a fact that there are a lot of people in this world (7 billion as of 2011) and it will only get more crowded. By 2050, the world population will … Continue reading

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Testimonial: Melanie

How does your job support modern agriculture in America? I support the Cotton, Corn and Soy Trait Development function within my company. Trait Development supports modern agriculture in many ways in America. Conserving soil, maximizing land utilization, and water conservation … Continue reading

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