During CropLife America’s 2016 Annual Meeting held in late September in New Orleans, Louisiana, winners of the Agriculture Ambassador Award were announced. Among these winner was SCPA’s own Bucky Kennedy. The Agriculture Ambassador Award honors members of the media or allied organizations with CLA who have made a major contribution to the education of the public about crop protection and their contribution to a safe, affordable and abundant food supply. SCPA is not only grateful for what Bucky does within our organization with our members, but also for his contribution with our affiliates such as CropLife America. Congratulations, Bucky!
A group of agricultural groups, including glyphosate manufacturer Monsanto, are joining together to challenge California’s listing glyphosate as a substance “known to the state of California to cause cancer” under its Proposition 65. The case was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California. Read[…]Read More »
A lawsuit alleges that dicamba spraying this summer damaged fruit trees in Missouri and blames Monsanto for the circumstances that led to the pesticide drift. In 2017, new formulations of dicamba registered for use in dicamba-tolerant crops will require specific nozzles and application tactics to avoid drift. Read moreRead More »