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Could DoC's recent poisoning of the Coromandel have anything to do with Whangamatā's bee die off this week?

If you check this map* of DoC’s recent pest treatment of the Coromandel that included 1080 drops, the Otahu block which was part of that, is right below Whangamatā. 1,126 more words

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Killing us Softly

Glyphosate Herbicide or Genocide?

by F. William Engdahl
November 10, 2017

from JournalNEO Website

One of the more bizarre actions in terms of the health and safety of EU citizens is the saga of Monsanto and its toxic herbicide or weed-killer, Roundup, the most widely used weed-killer on the planet.

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Conspiracy Politics

To all the users of Roundup, beware those 'glyphosate's safe' claims - EPA’s biased assessment falls short of the most basic standards of independent research

Kiwis love this product and most I’ve found won’t hear a bar of the voluminous body of independent research. You will see them walking the streets with their backpacks, no protective gear in sight, spraying often in high winds. 500 more words

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Farm Catch Up

Well, I’m bored, I haven’t written much here of late, so let’s take a look at what’s been going on in the ag world recently. 900 more words

Commentary

On The Radio - California lists glyphosate as a carcinogen

Jenna Ladd | December 18, 2017

This week’s On The Radio segment discusses how some farm groups are suing California for considering glyphosate a cancer causing chemical.  250 more words

Climate

Missouri Has Issued Fines for Misuse of Chemicals that Damaged Crops

Missouri has issued its first fines over the misuse of a farm chemical in 2016 that went on to be linked in different formulations to widespread U.S. 391 more words

Leadership

The great Southland flax massacre

Photo: John Hawkins Stuff

Thanks to a reader this came to my attention. It had slipped under my radar. I’ve followed the spraying carry on that all of our councils do, fixated on tidy roadsides they spray everything to the hilt, hence the yellow ditches all along the way when you travel. 539 more words

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