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Smithers Viscient Announces AgChem Summit 2017


Smithers Viscient is pleased to announce the agenda for AgChem Summit conference taking place June 6-7, at the Marriott at Research Triangle in Raleigh, North Carolina.

AgChem Summit 2017 is the place to meet and hear the best speakers in the industry, learn about new regulations, tendencies in the industry, challenges in labeling, bio economics, use of new products for the farming and food industry. The most successful companies in the value chain, academics, researchers and government agencies meet once again to learn from each other and have the chance to find solutions for a common good. This year’s program will feature a line-up of expert presenters representing major industry players such as Bayer CropScience, BioWorks, DuPont Crop Protection, Pioneer, Lux Research, Vestaron, Stockton USA, Smithers Viscient and more.

Susan Shepherd, President of Smithers Viscient, will deliver the opening remarks at AgChem Summit 2017. Dr. Paul Reibach, Technical Director, Chemistry, for Smithers Viscient, will present on day 1 of the conference on Applicability of Pesticides, Best Practices and Professional Biocontrol.

“We are excited to bring the AgChem Summit back this year, focusing on Regulations for Biologicals. AgChem Summit is the place to meet and hear from the top industry experts from across the agchem supply chain,” said Lucia Regan, Conference Producer for Smithers Viscient.

For more information about AgChem Summit 2017 visit: www.agrochemicalsummit.com.

About Smithers Viscient

Smithers Viscient is a global contract research organization (CRO). The company delivers a comprehensive range of ecotoxicology, environmental fate, metabolism, chemistry, and toxicology services, for the pharmaceutical, crop protection, chemical, and consumer household product industries. Pollinator testing capabilities include laboratory-based studies, semi-field, and field exposures. With laboratories located in North America and Europe, Smithers Viscient, has performed standard guideline and higher-tiered environmental studies for over 45 years. For more information about Smithers Viscient’s environmental regulatory testing solutions, visit www.smithersviscient.com.

About The Smithers Group:

Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, The Smithers Group includes Smithers, Apex, Smithers Avanza, Smithers Pira, Smithers Quality Assessments, Smithers Rapra and Smithers Viscient. Each of The Smithers Group companies provide technology-based services focused on a defined market. As a group the diversity of market sectors and technologies provides stability and a platform for long-term growth. By integrating science, technology and business expertise, Smithers’ goal is to add value throughout the life cycle of our clients’ products by utilizing testing, consulting, information, and compliance services. All Smithers companies are known by their clients as trusted providers of innovative solutions. For more information, visit www.smithers.com.

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