Verdesian Life Sciences Partners with Challenge Advisory to Promote Sustainable Agriculture
Verdesian will work alongside industry leaders to tackle emerging issues, shape public policy
CARY, N.C. (May 04, 2017) – Verdesian Life Sciences announced today that it has formed a partnership with Challenge Advisory, a firm that works closely with governments and businesses to address global challenges, to promote sustainable agriculture practices in the United States. Verdesian will actively participate in Agriculture 4.0, an October 2017 summit hosted by Challenge Advisory to develop a national framework for action within agriculture in the United States.
“Verdesian’s commitment to sustainable agriculture is a perfect complement to Challenge Advisory’s agriculture initiatives and the goals of Agriculture 4.0,” said Greg Thompson, President and Chief Operating Officer, Verdesian Life Sciences. “We’re excited about sharing the Verdesian story, including our knowledge around sustainable agriculture and nutrient efficiency products, with a passionate and knowledgeable group of industry leaders. This is a tremendous opportunity to discuss sustainable agriculture issues and the importance of maximizing crop production.”
Verdesian will work alongside government stakeholders, global business leaders, academia, farmers and other agriculture industry leaders at Agriculture 4.0. The San Francisco summit.
will focus on key issues that will shape the future of U.S. agriculture – from regulatory changes to technology enhancements – and address the challenge of feeding a growing global population expected to reach 10 billion people by 2050.
About Verdesian Life Sciences
Built from the ground up in 2012, Verdesian Life Sciences offers farmers and growers the biological, nutritional, seed treatment and inoculant technologies that maximize performance on high-value row crops and specialty crops, as well as turf and ornamental plants.
Plant health is key to higher yields. Verdesian is advancing plant health and nutrition through the development of nutrient management and efficiency technologies, nutritionals and micronutrients, seed treatments and inoculants, crop health chemistry and biologicals, as well soil surfactants for the agriculture, turf and ornamental industries. As a 4Rs Nutrient Stewardship Partner, Verdesian remains committed to the continued research and development of environmentally sustainable products.
With its headquarters in Cary, North Carolina, Verdesian has production and manufacturing facilities strategically located in Pasco, Washington; Kentland, Indiana; Cape Girardeau, Missouri; and North Lima, Ohio that produce and custom blend large-scale or small volume runs of liquid and dry formulations. Further information about Verdesian is available at vlsci.com.