Monthly Archives: October 2015

Fun Facts for Apple-Picking and Trick-or-Treating!

Autumn isn’t the same without a trip to the apple orchard, and crop protection products keep this seasonal tradition in bloom! Farmers use synthetic and organic crop protection products as needed to protect apple trees from harmful pests and disease, … Continue reading

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The Words We Choose

Nancy Kavazanjian, a Wisconsin farmer, serves as chairwoman of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA). She also serves as a director on the United Soybean Board, which oversees the national soy checkoff program. Below, we’ve reprinted an article she … Continue reading

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The Winner of the Green Thumb Challenge!

The month-long Green Thumb Challenge has concluded, and CropLife America (CLA) is pleased to award Twitter user Jennie Schmidt, @FarmGirlJen, with the winning prize! Throughout the month of August, agriculture advocates were challenged to paint their thumbs green and post … Continue reading

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Farmers in the U.S. and Around the World

As an agvocate, you know that today’s farmers work long hours year-round to get food to your plate. And you also know that pesticides and other crop protection technology help them prevent pests and diseases from damaging their produce. But, … Continue reading

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