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Western Pa. farmer and employee charged with poisoning birds
A western Pennsylvania farmer and his employee were charged in federal court for allegedly poisoning migratory birds with pesticide-laced corn.
EPA bans chlorpyrifos on food crops, due to neurological health concerns
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Aug. 18 that it will no longer allow the pesticide chlorpyrifos to be used on food, due to health concerns.
Insect-deterring sorghum compounds may be eco-friendly pesticide
Compounds produced by sorghum plants to defend against insects could be used as a targeted, nontoxic insect deterrent.
Triple Action Neem Oil should be discarded
Testing has shown Triple Action Neem Oil Broad Spectrum Fungicide, Insecticide, and Miticide contains pesticide active ingredients not listed on the label.
Pesticide exposure linked to poor sense of smell
A Michigan State University study is the first to show an association between unusually high pesticide exposure and poor sense of smell among aging farmers.
Safe pesticide storage practices
Proper pesticide storage can help prolong chemical shelf life and prevent accidents.
How to build a pesticide storage unit
The secure storage of pesticides ensures safety and prevents misuse. Learn more about building a pesticide storage unit and using safe storage practices.
Help protect the bees with basic guidance on pesticides
With bloom season approaching for fruit crops, it's important to remind growers of the main tactics for reducing the risk of pesticides to bees.
Measuring pesticides on produce
Media stories about pesticides may convince some consumers certain fruits and vegetables aren't safe. But what is the science behind the information?
7 steps for easy sprayer calibration
Using a sprayer that is not calibrated correctly can be waste of chemicals and money. Follow these tips to getting your sprayer ready for the spring season.
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