CropLife America to Release New Report on Socio-Economic Impact of Crop ProtectionTue, 01 Nov 2011 14:07:23 CDT
CropLife America (CLA), the nation's leading organization for the crop protection industry, will release the results of a new report detailing the socio-economic impact and spinoff effects of crop protection products in U.S. agriculture. Conducted by economist Mark Goodwin (Mark Goodwin Consulting Ltd.), the report finds that improved crop production, due in part to the use of plant science technologies, has led to the creation of 1.05 million jobs and a payroll of $33.9 billion for U.S. workers.
The report includes a state-by-state breakdown of the economic value added through modern agriculture, including jobs, wages and crop output.
Those scheduled to release the report are Jay Vroom, president and CEO, CropLife America, Mark Goodwin, Mark Goodwin Consulting, and Don Parrish, senior director of regulatory relations, American Farm Bureau Federation. The report will be released on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, 9:30 11:00 a.m. EST.
The release will take place at the National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor, Zenger Room, Washington, D.C. 20045
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