To keep citizens of North Carolina and professionals working in the field of crop protection informed about current crop protection standards, initiatives and product quality.

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The Crop Protection Association of North Carolina (CPANC) was established in 1972. Our purpose is to communicate the value of crop protection chemicals to the agricultural community and to consumers of our food and fiber products. Our membership includes crop protection product manufacturers, formulators, distributors, agribusiness dealers, professional agricultural researchers and educators and farmers.

CPANC is your best source of information relating to product stewardship, regulatory, environmental and biotechnology issues.

Our members are responsible to the agricultural community and to North Carolina consumers. We provide quality products for the economical production of safe and abundant food and fiber crops. Our products can be used safely in integrated pest management programs. They provide for a more productive and profitable agriculture without harm to our environmental heritage. It is our responsibility to sustain the productivity of our land and water resources for the benefit of future generations.

CPANC works cooperatively with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at NC State University to encourage the use of sound science in developing and disseminating crop production recommendations. We work together to provide training opportunities for professional personnel engaged in recommending crop proctection products.

CPANC supports the pesticide applicator training, certification and licensing program in North Carolina as administered by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services. We supported the establishment of the Pesticide Environmental Trust Fund which provides funding for agromedicine programs at our universities and for environmental programs administered by NCDA. Questions? Please Contact the CPANC