The Minor Use Foundation was initiated to deliver the priorities established by the Global Minor Use Summits via the Priority setting process. To learn more about the Foundation visit minorusefoundation.org.
On Feb. 5 – 9, 2024, the Minor Use Foundation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Services (USDA FAS), will bring together regulators, growers, academics, and crop protection professionals in Madrid, Spain for the fourth Global Minor Use Summit. Join global agricultural experts and growers to share information about common threats to the cultivation of minor use crops. Learn more at minorusefoundation.org/gmus-4/.
Previous Minor Use Summits
Participants from over 60 countries throughout the world have come together
on two significant occasions (2007 and 2012) to discuss issues
regarding minor uses and the issues surrounding them. For information
regarding the two summits click here:
The First Global Minor Use Workshop. Seeking Pest Management Solutions for Growers Around the World, September, 2015 in Chicago, IL, USA. Program and presentations, click here.
Minor uses encompass crop protection needs that are essential for production. . -read more-
Please see presentations from the 252nd ACS National Meeting & Exposition Symposia on “Who Should Regulate Pesticides in Our Food?”. click here.