August 2018 Archives

Back to School brings concerns about pesticide exposure

Back to School brings concerns about pesticide exposure By Megan Kaun and Nichole Warwick We live in a beautiful region with idyllic farms and open space. Though occasionally inconvenienced by farm operations; strong smells, bright lights, loud noises, it’s a…

 

Letter to the editor: Pesticides Exposed

“Compounds that include chlorpyrifos and glyphosate are commonly used locally. We call upon our local ag community to put our community’s health and safety over profits for true sustainability.  “ Pesticides Exposed  Dear Editor: The guilty verdict in the Monsanto case…

 

Brazil judge suspends use of agrochemical glyphosate

Brazil judge suspends use of agrochemical glyphosate registrations will be suspended within the next 30 days In an important development, a Brazilian judge has suspended the use of products containing the agrochemical glyphosate, a widely employed herbicide for GM soy…