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!
The European Union is continuing its probe into the possible combination of Bayer and Monsanto companies. Reuters reports EU antitrust investigators extended their investigation until March 12—five business days later than before. Read moreRead More »
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