Tag: pesticides

Portugal and pesticides

December 17, 2018 By
I have traveled to Portugal numerous times to attend and speak at conferences and to play golf. Portugal is one of my favorite countries. It’s a relatively small country, with a population similar to that of Ohio. It has a ...

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EPA wants tougher restricted use pesticide standards

August 12, 2015 By
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing stronger standards for pesticide applicators who apply restricted use pesticides. The agency will accept public comments on the proposed rule for 90 days at regulations.gov under docket number EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0183 once the proposed ...

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Chemical companies sued by Pittsburgh sportscaster over father’s death

May 19, 2014 By
Rich Walsh, a sports reporter for Pens TV in Pittsburgh has gone to battle with some of the largest chemical companies over the damaging effects of pesticides. Walsh is accusing several companies, including Bayer, BASF, Dow, John Deere Landscapes, Monsanto ...

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Bayer expands honeybee research with new facility

April 25, 2014 By
The grand opening of Bayer CropScience’s North American Bee Care Center was all the buzz in Research Triangle Park, N.C., April 15. In celebration, Bayer held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and offered the media a tour of the $2.4 million center. ...

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Factors affecting fungicide performance Part 1 of 3: Fungicide selection

March 13, 2014 By
In a perfect world fungicides would not be needed to manage diseases of turfgrass. However, we do not live in a perfect world and pesticides are necessary for managing pests. Yet there are ways to maximize the effectiveness of the ...

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RISE meeting looks to the future

August 27, 2013 By
Futurist Jack Uldrich advises pesticide association of major changes on the way; pollinator label a major topic of discussion. HALF MOON BAY, Calif. — Be prepared to unlearn basic things you know, because the future is here and with it ...

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