By Camden Metheny
Delta Digital News Service
JONESBORO ━ New state rules allow the pesticide Dicamba to be sprayed between May 26 and Oct. 31 as long as there’s a half-mile buffer between plants that aren’t being treated with Dicamba. 396 more words
The European Commission recently proposed to protect vertebrate wildlife using hazard-based approaches for regulating pesticides with endocrine-disrupting properties. Researchers are familiar enough with using lab-based studies to test whether chemicals cause adverse effects in the usual animal models, but how do we identify those substances that will have adverse effects at the population level? 236 more words
If you are an administrator, public or private, you are liable for the workplace practices that occur under your supervision or authority. Likewise, if you are an employer, public or private, you are responsible for the actions and inactions of your administrators/managers. 703 more words
Charlie Bedwell discusses the use of pesticides in agriculture; could they be to blame for mass ecosystem disruptions?
Pesticides have successfully assisted with the growth of food, ensuring that there is enough yield to provide for an expanding population, for over 150 years. 952 more words