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Apr 9, 2018

DOJ approves Bayer-Monsanto merger, despite farmer opposition

Washington, DC - In response to news of the U.S. Department of Justice's approval of a Bayer-...

Apr 4, 2018

Agro-Industry influence is key barrier to agroecology

For release: April 4, 2018 Rome, Italy — The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is hosting...

Nov 2, 2017

Clovis USDA Nomination Withdrawn

Washington, DC - In a letter to Senate Agriculture Committee staff, Sam Clovis announced he is...

Oct 13, 2017

EPA fails to protect farmers from dicamba drift

For Immediate Release: October 13, 2017 Earlier today, EPA released new restrictions on the...

Oct 3, 2017

Health & Farmworker Advocates Respond to California’s Interim Mitigations for Neurotoxic Chlorpyrifos

For Immediate Release: October 3, 2017 Earlier today, officials at the California Department of...

Aug 18, 2017

Health & Farmworker Advocates Respond to California Chlorpyrifos Announcement

For Immediate Release: August 18, 2017 Earlier today, California officials at the California...

Aug 14, 2017

Food and farming group condemns racist violence in Virginia

For Immediate Release: August 14, 2017 On August 11 and 12, white nationalist groups rallied and...

Jul 5, 2017

PAN North America Announces Farmer as New Board Chair

For Immediate Release: July 5th, 2017 Atlantic, Iowa - Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America...

Jun 27, 2017

Pesticide incident sends 18 farmworkers to hospital

Advocates press for better notification & protections For Immediate Release: June 27, 2017...

Jun 6, 2017

California’s Attorney General Asks EPA to Ban Brain-Harming Pesticide

Agricultural communities urge state to take immediate action to protect children, farmworkers and...

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