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Dec 8, 2014

Farmers Spray Pesticides Near Schools with No Notification Required

Wineries and vineyards dot the landscape of Livermore with brand new homes and schools popping up...

Nov 17, 2014

Dark side of the strawberry: California’s strawberry industry is hooked on dangerous pesticides

Paul Helliker had a job for Dow AgroSciences.  As director of the California Department of...

Nov 3, 2014

State raises possibility of banning neonicotinoids

Minnesota regulators, for the first time, are considering banning or restricting a controversial...

Oct 27, 2014

Critics of Dow herbicide sue U.S. EPA over approval

A coalition of U.S. farmer and environmental groups filed a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to...

Sep 29, 2014

California wants to restrict widely used farm pesticide

Use of all pesticides containing the active ingredient chlorpyrifos would be restricted under...

Sep 23, 2014

USDA grants approval to Dow's Enlist GMO corn and soybeans

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday gave final approval to new genetically modified...

Sep 15, 2014

EPA sued — again — to force decision on pesticide

More than four years ago, environmental groups asked a federal court to order the Environmental...

Sep 8, 2014

Pesticide drift is persistent problem for farmers

The cloud of insecticide that drifted from a neighbor's corn field onto the asparagus on Andrew and...

Sep 3, 2014

U.S. Judge Overturns GMO Crop Curbs in Hawaii

A federal judge ruled against a new law in Hawaii curbing genetically modified crops, handing a...

Aug 21, 2014

Chlorpyrifos: Banned for Most Americans, Farmworkers & Their Children Left Behind

The pesticide chlorpyrifos was banned for household use over a dozen years ago, but it is still...