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Arkansas Approves Dicamba Changes

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

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Gypsy moth spraying begins next week in Hamilton

Another season of spraying pesticide to fight the gypsy moth population in Hamilton and surrounding areas is set for next week according to the city. 298 more words

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The use of pesticides in agriculture in North-East Benin | IJAAR

By: Sèmanou Robert Dognon

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Biology

From individuals to populations: Assessing endocrine impacts of pesticides, with Mark Crane

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

Risk Assessment

American Robins (Turdus migratorius) Nesting Outside My Door

Robins are the largest North American thrushes. They are named after the European Robin (Erithacus rubecula), however they aren’t in the same family. 323 more words

Nature

The Days Of Plausible Deniability Are Over

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

Should We Throw Aside Our Pesticides?

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