Crop protection tools are vital to the economical and safe production of food, as they help farmers efficiently protect against plant diseases, insects, weeds and other pests. But, how has science or other factors impacted their evolution? Crop protection tools support a reliable food supply; with the demand for food increasing, the need for a variety of crop protection tool is greater than ever.
This webinar will feature Dr. Jerry Baron, executive director for the IR-4 Project. He will provide an overview of the evolution of crop protection tools and their future. He will also give a perspective on the U.S Environmental Protection Agency‘s past and present efforts related to crop protection tools. Join us to hear about this topic and share your thoughts!
Lunch & Learn Webinar: The Past and Future of Crop Protection Tools
Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PST
Speaker: Dr. Jerry Baron, Executive Director, IR-4 Project
Participation is complimentary and available to WG members only.
Contact Sonia Salas at (949) 885-2251 for questions about this Lunch & Learn webinar. For more information about crop protection tools, download WG’s new fact sheet that details how crop protection tools advance agriculture.