To research public issues relating to crop production and to work together to improve the crop life cycle via health, safety and public education.
Stan Howell, Dow AgroSciences received the Association’s Industry Vision Award which recognizes an individual who has devoted their career to promoting and protecting the interests of the entire crop protection industry that supports American and Midwestern agriculture and has shown leadership within their company and in other industry-wide organizations.
Young Leader Scholarship Program 2014 gave 12 college students the opportunity to network at the MACA Annual Meeting in Indianapolis. The program is designed to expose future agriculturalists to the crop protection industry and future career opportunities. 2013-2014 President Greg Reigh is pictured with the YLSP recipients and their MACA member sponsors.
Be sure to check out the recently revised Agriculture’s Abundance presentation on the website. It has new pictures and updated sourced text.
The DOT HAZMAT Training videos were updated by the MACA Distribution & Environment committee. The updated safety program may be used for the Department of Transportation (DOT) General Awareness-Function Specific training. It is specific to hazmat chemicals used in the agricultural arena.
The copyrighted videos focus on four areas. (Demos available below):
- Hazardous Materials General Awareness (25 minutes)
- Hazardous Materials Shipping Papers (12 minutes)
- Hazardous Materials Loading, Blocking, Bracing (10 minutes)
- Hazardous Materials Emergency (16 minutes)
Kit includes a CD with “How to Conduct HAZMAT Training” with sample certificates and wallet cards.
Members Access – Members Only section to view full length videos.
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