Plant Science Post

Mitigating Risk So Farmers Can Protect Their Crops

August 24, 2015
In the News

The world’s food supply is dependent on farmers’ ability to prevent pests, weeds and diseases from destroying their crops. It is estimated that annual crop losses could double without the use of crop protection products. To make sure that farmers have everything they need to fight off pests, weeds, and diseases, the crop protection industry works hard to give farmers access to effective crop protection products. Before any crop protection products become available to farmers, technology providers make sure that these products are safe for users, consumers and for the environment by adopting strict risk management and risk mitigation measures.

Take a look at these examples of risk mitigation: