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croplife
February 6, 2015
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StewardshipFirst – Tracking Impact: Keep It for the Crop by 2025 Continues to Expand in Year Three

croplife
February 6, 2015
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Bloomington, IL – Agricultural organizations in Illinois are leading the way in tackling water quality problems in the state. Through the Illinois Council on Best Management Practices (CBMP), member organizations are expanding Keep It for the Crop by 2025 (KIC), a nutrient stewardship program focused on the reduction of nitrogen and phosphorous in the state’s watersheds. Launched in 2011, KIC shows how collaboration and dedication to principles can help farmers cut nitrate levels and improve water quality while maintaining or increasing yields.

croplife
January 14, 2015
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StewardshipFirst – Tracking Impact: Breaking New Ground – ResponsibleAg

croplife
January 14, 2015
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WASHINGTON, DC – The crop inputs sector marked a continued commitment to product stewardship with the launch of ResponsibleAg, a new initiative in corporate and social responsibility in the fertilizer industry. “ResponsibleAg is open for business,” said Tim Cansler, executive director of the new program, on its December 8 launch date. The program will focus on industry transparency and accountability, with the goal of improving the safety and security associated with the storage and handling of fertilizer products.

croplife
November 20, 2014
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StewardshipFirst - Tracking Impact: 150 Million Pounds of Plastic Recycled to Date

croplife
November 20, 2014
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WASHINGTON, DC – The Ag Container Recycling Council (ACRC), a not-for-profit organization supported by the crop protection industry, is responsible for recycling more than 150,000,000 pounds of pesticide container plastic in the last 22 years. 2014 forecasts predict a 9 percent increase in plastic collections over 2013 and a new record of more than 10 million pounds of plastics recycled.

croplife
November 4, 2014
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StewardshipFirst - Tracking Impact: Bayer CropScience Goes the Extra 5,600 Miles for Bee Health

croplife
November 4, 2014
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WASHINGTON, DC – Honey bees and other pollinators play a vital role in the food supply with more than one quarter of the nation’s agricultural crops dependent upon pollination. Bayer CropScience’s Bee Care Tour brings 25 years of support for honey bee health to the forefront with a coast to coast tour covering more than 5,600 miles and outreach to 29,000 bee colonies. Bayer CropScience is a member of the CropLife America’s StewardshipFirst program.

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