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I'm Not A Farmer, I'm An #agwife & I Have An Opinion (Just like you!)

I don’t live on a farm. I live in town. I don’t farm. I am a City Clerk. My husband doesn’t farm. He is a Field Sale Agronomist. 620 more words

All About Me

The true cost of environmentalism

The modern day environmentalist movement got its start thanks to author Rachel Carson and her book The Silent Spring. While Carson was critical of it she did not call for the pesticide to be outlawed or no longer used. 177 more words

Earth Day Green Gardening Tips

by Jennifer Sierra

Many people enjoy gardening but don’t realize the chemicals they use can be harmful to the environment. There are safe, all natural alternatives to those chemicals and pests that plague our gardens every year. 492 more words

Community

Molluscicides

Molluscicides are pesticides effective against slugs and snails, and are often different chemicals than those used to control insects and other garden pests. Slugs are not susceptible to poisoning by most insecticides. 225 more words

Research

Delegate Insecticide label expanded via Minor Use Program for control of additional insects on several crops in Canada

J. Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of URMULE registrations for Delegate Insecticide for control of several additional insect pests on several crops in Canada. 273 more words

EPA to restrict enhanced pesticide use

Reuters reports that the Environmental Protection Agency has stated it was unlikely to approve new or expanded use of some pesticides due to the potential risks they pose to honeybees. 331 more words