Campaigners accuse farming lobby of misleading public over pesticides
These organisations frequently claim that the amount of pesticides used in the UK has halved since 1990 when defending pesticide use, Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK) has claimed. But the statistic is meaningless, since it refers to the weight of ...
Judge allows 6 Arkansas farmers to use controversial Monsanto herbicide despite state ban
Damage was reported in 20 states and affected 3.5 million acres of crops, according to Pesticide Action Network. Farmers submitted more than 2,700 reports to state agricultural agencies, claiming dicamba spraying destroyed 3.6 million acres of soybeans ...
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Rep. Steve King Wants to Undo State Laws Protecting Animals and the Environment
Missouri farmer Wes Shoemyer felt a huge relief last October when his state passed legislation restricting the application of the weed killer dicamba, which has a tendency to vaporize and drift, harming plants not genetically modified to resist it ...
Vic Smith, Kathryn Ault, Martin Guerena & Laura MacCleery Join Equitable Food Initiative Board - PerishableNews (press release)
Vic Smith, Kathryn Ault, Martin Guerena & Laura MacCleery Join Equitable Food Initiative Board
PerishableNews (press release)
... Ernie Farley – Partner, Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce; Thomas Gremillion – Director of Food Policy, Consumer Federation of America; Martin Guerena – Sustainable Agriculture Specialist, National Center for Appropriate Technology; Laura MacCleery ...