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Thanks to you and all the PAN members who have signed petitions, donated and spoken to friends countless times over the past year, there will be no 2,4-D-resistant corn planted in 2013. This is very good news for farmers and rural communities. Together, we’ve kept Dow AgroSciences’ controversial new genetically engineered (GE) crop out of American fields for another year.

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By 1982, the luster of industrial agriculture—the so-called “Green Revolution”—had faded in developing countries.

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Kids today are sicker than they were a generation ago, and a growing body of scientific evidence points to pesticides as a reason why. From childhood cancers to learning disabilities and asthma, a wide range of childhood diseases and disorders are on the rise.

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Today’s children are sicker than children were two generations ago. From learning disabilities and autism to childhood cancers and more, a startling number of diseases and disorders are on the rise. And the science leaves little room for doubt: pesticides and other toxic chemicals are contributing to our children’s ill health.

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On March 20, Pesticide Action Network and partners won a six-year effort to stop methyl iodide. Despite aggressive pesticide industry attempts to introduce the cancer-causing pesticide, science and common sense held sway.