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2015 Environmental Respect Award Group

Photos: 2015 Environmental Respect Awards

Ag retailers from all corners of the world who were recognized as outstanding environmental stewards gathered for the 25th anniversary of the Environmental Respect Awards (ERA) in Wilmington, DE, July 27-31. The week-long celebration of agricultural stewardship and sustainability included tours of Philadelphia and DuPont’s Stine-Haskell Research Center and Chesapeake Farms. To view photos of the event, visit our ERA Flickr…

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CropLife editor Eric Sfiligoj (standing) moderated the Retail Leadership Roundtable, which was held as part of the 25th Anniversary of DuPont’s Environmental Respect Awards. The panel included (from left):  J. Billy Pirkle, CPS, Loveland, CO; Doug Busdeker, The Andersons; Rod Wells, GROWMARK;  Paul Simpson, Simplot; Vince Adams, Winfield; and Amy Asmus, Asmus Farm Supply.

The Retail Leadership Roundtable

The inaugural Retail Leadership Roundtable, held as part of the 25th Anniversary of DuPont’s Environmental Respect Awards, focused on the challenges facing the agriculture industry and began asking the question how all segments of the industry can work together to provide a unified message with a single voice. The panel included, Amy Asmus, Asmus Farm…

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Ambassadors

Environmental Respect Awards Program Celebrates With Four Ambassadors From Around The Globe

Although the Environmental Respect Awards programs, sponsored by DuPont Crop Protection with assistance from CropLife and FCI magazines has previously named 14 winners for its 2015 competition, attendees gathered for the week-long event at the end of July in Wilmington, DE, finally found out which companies were awarded Ambassadors Of Respect honors. This week, there…

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PECO Green Roof

Going Green In The Middle Of The City

On the third day of the 2015 Environmental Respect Awards event, sponsored by DuPont Crop Protection, winners were treated to a day-long tour of Philadelphia, one of the birthplaces of the early United States of America. Among the sites visited were the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Constitution Hall and the Liberty Bell. However, in addition…

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Rocky Statue

Philadelphia In A Day

“Rocky,” the iconic 1976 movie starring Sylvester Stallone as an underdog boxer who gets his shot at a title bout, has a message that resonates with audiences around the world. Rocky, famously runs up the steps leading to the Philadelphia Art Museum, a scene so iconic the city put up a larger-than-life statue depicting the…

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ERA Chesapeake Farms

A Visit To Chesapeake Farms

It was still before noon when the winners of the 25th Environmental Respect Awards filed off a comfortable, air-conditioned bus into the sweltering heat. The sun beat down on the 3,300 acres of Chesapeake Farms owned by DuPont. The farm serves as a site to test and evaluate the new products in DuPont’s pipeline or…

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DuPont Stine-Haskell Research

DuPont’s Stine-Haskell Research Center Is Discovering Agriculture’s Future

By their nature, Environmental Respect Award winners have pledged themselves to building a better world in the future, for both the communities they do business in and the grower-customers they serve. Catering to this ideal, one of the stops on the 2015 Environmental Respect Awards tour was to visit the Stine-Haskell Research Center, a major…

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ERA Wilmington Agrimatco Miqdadi Mohamed

A Focus On Sustainability

For 25 years DuPont has honored distributors and retailers who best exemplify the DuPont commitment to sustainability. During that quarter of a century, DuPont has recognized the companies that make the most of the planet’s water, soil and energy as part of the Environmental Respect Awards. On Monday, DuPont, along with media sponsors CropLife® and…

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