Atrazine

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Name: Atrazine
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Cancer-causing atrazine is worlds No. 1 drinking water contaminant

(NaturalNews) For more than a half-century, North American farmers have been spraying atrazine, an herbicide, on their crops -- most notably corn -- in the millions of pounds per year.This widespread ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Spring Weed Update: Weeds - 10; Corn Planting - 0

The late spring is getting later for all but a teeming crop of weeds in the Northeast. The situation prompted Penn State Extension Weed Specialists Bill Curran and Dwight Lingenfelter to issue yesterday's advisory on common burndown herbicides for co ... [Published Indiana Prairie Farmer - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Wait a little longer until you fertilize your lawn

You can purchase fertilizer-herbicide mixtures with pre-emergence, post-emergence activity, or a combination of the two (atrazine).I get asked many times about applying pre-emergence weed and feeds during late February and March to prevent summer weeds, ... [Published Augusta Chronicle - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Lane County Area Spray Schedule 4-17-14

• M Three Timber Company, LLC, 767-3785, plans to spray Accord XRT and Element 3A on their timberlands countywide in Lane County . See ODF notice 2014-781-00342, call Stewardship Forester Brian Peterson at 935-2283 with questions.• Giustina Resources, ... [Published Eugene Weekly - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Pest poison

C hemically castrating frogs is not nice. This continent’s frog populations have been declining for a long time. For much of that time the reason for the downslide has been a mystery. It isn’t anymore. Scientists have found at the smoking gun. It’s called ... [Published Terrace Standard - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Burndown Herbicide Options For Corn

When it comes to burndown, environmental conditions and size of the weeds matter.With the cool spring, plant growth has been delayed, but farmers and applicators particularly in the Southern half of PA are considering burndown options for corn. Remember ... [Published Farms.com - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Corn, Glyphosate, Atrazine
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Debate rages over health effects of pesticide atrazine

FULL STORY: Pesticide Peril?The end of the Second World War brought on the golden age of pesticides, as chemical companies promised to make weeds and pests a thing of the past. Farmers were producing more food than ever. Since then, these chemicals have ... [Published Global News Canada - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Student helps shine a light

A Lee High School student’s interest in environmental science helped shed a light on U.S. agricultural practices and the impact those practices could have on the environment. Abigail Johnson, a junior at Lee, studied atrazine, an herbicide widely used ... [Published Daily Progress - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Is there Atrazine in your drinking water?

For more than 50 years farmers across North America have been spraying atrazine, a pesticide, on crops, mainly corn, applying millions of pounds a year.That widespread use of the weed killer has also led to runoff. Atrazine can end up in lakes, streams ... [Published Global News Canada - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Governor's School student to attend international science fair

FISHERSVILLE — If Abigail Johnson thought the state science fair she competed in this past weekend was intimidating being up against about 300 students, the international science fair she will be competing in this May will be a different story. Johnson ... [Published News Leader - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Legal Doesn’t Mean Safe

In a front-page article in The Maui News entitled, "Monsanto submits report for 'transparency,'" (Friday, March 14) Monsanto listed atrazine as one of the herbicides it uses here on Maui and Molokai. A recent article in the New Yorker magazine, Feb. 10, ... [Published Maui Weekly - Mar 27 2014]
Entities: Atrazine, Molokai, Maui
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

Greens Resurrect 'Silent Spring' Scare

White House Writers Group managing director Clark S. Judge on the plaintiff’s bar attack on the weed killer Atrazine.", "id": "writecapture58291344", "widget_prototype": "writecapture_widget"}); ", "id": "writecapture49021379", "widget_prototype": "w ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Mar 24 2014]
Entities: Atrazine, White House

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"GMO seeds have not been shown to definitively increase yield potentials" and "in fact, the yields of herbicide-tolerant or insect-resistant seeds may be occasionally lower than the yields of conventional varieties."
...disease," Thomas Zoeller, PhD, professor of biology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a coauthor of the report, told us at the time. "We can't prove that this is related to endocrine-disrupting chemicals, but we can't continue to deny their impact."
"Thirty years ago waterhemp was only found in the very southeast corner of the state. It was a tough weed to control then and still is" said Paul O Johnson, SDSU Extension agronomy field specialist
He added that there is also known resistance to the No. 27 Hppd Bleacher like Callisto and the synthetic auxins like 2, 4-D. "Thus, it is not unreasonable to speculate waterhemp could develop a six way resistance."

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Cancer-causing atrazine is worlds No. 1 drinkin... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
Wait a little longer until you fertilize your lawn [Published Augusta Chronicle - Apr 18 2014]
Spring Weed Update: Weeds - 10; Corn Planting - 0 [Published Indiana Prairie Farmer - Apr 17 2014]
Lane County Area Spray Schedule 4-17-14 [Published Eugene Weekly - Apr 17 2014]
Pest poison [Published Terrace Standard - Apr 16 2014]
Diversification Tools for Effective, Long-term ... [Published Toolshed Ag Information Network - Apr 16 2014]
Combating Herbicide Resistant Weeds: New Online... [Published Farms.com - Apr 16 2014]
Burndown Herbicide Options For Corn [Published Farms.com - Apr 16 2014]
Pre-plant And Pre-emergence Weed Control In Cor... [Published Farms.com - Apr 15 2014]
Scientists find multiple problems with GMOs [Published Medford Mail Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
Gold Beach man, 22, dies in head-on crash in so... [Published Oregonian - Apr 13 2014]
Fatal crash blocks Highway 38 traffic, leaks he... [Published TheWorldlink.com - Apr 13 2014]
Syngenta and Monsanto: Double Trouble for Jacks... [Published BlueOregon - Apr 12 2014]
The 12 Worst Chemicals Lurking in Your Home [Published Yahoo! Philippines She - Apr 10 2014]
Irrigation important corn yield tool, but not e... [Published Southeast Farm Press - Apr 10 2014]
Timely Cover Crop Control A Prerequisite For No... [Published Farms.com - Apr 10 2014]
Weed control strategies in grain sorghum [Published Winfield Courier - Apr 10 2014]
A growing problem with glyphosate-resistant wat... [Published AgProfessional - Apr 09 2014]
New Crop Herbicide Products For 2014 [Published Farms.com - Apr 07 2014]
Glyphosate resistant waterhemp: A growing problem [Published Tri-State Neighbour - Apr 06 2014]
Debate rages over health effects of pesticide a... [Published Global News Canada - Apr 06 2014]
Student helps shine a light [Published Daily Progress - Apr 05 2014]
Lauderdale: Recognizing annual bluegrass [Published Reflector.com - Apr 05 2014]
Why farmer stereotypes still burn me [Published Albia Newspapers - Apr 05 2014]
Glyphosate Resistant Waterhemp [Published Farms.com - Apr 04 2014]
New Herbicides Available to Help with Weeds and... [Published Hoosier Ag Today - Apr 04 2014]
Is there Atrazine in your drinking water? [Published Global News Canada - Apr 03 2014]
Madison County field crops meeting coming to Ca... [Published Eagle News Online - Apr 02 2014]
Governor's School student to attend internation... [Published News Leader - Apr 01 2014]
Simple test can identify well-drained soil [Published Orlando Sentinel - Apr 01 2014]
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Syngenta and Monsanto: Double Trouble for Jacks... [Published BlueOregon - Apr 12 2014]
Out-of-state biotech corporations and their allies have contributed $600,000 out of a total of more than $800,000 to fight Jackson County’s May 20 initiative to ban the growing of genetically engineered (GE or GMO) crops, an eye-popping amount for ...
Opinion: Greens Resurrect “Silent Spring” Scare [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - Mar 24 2014]
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Scientists Condemn New FDA Study Saying BPA Is ... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Mar 24 2014]
In February, a group of Food and Drug Administration scientists  published a study  finding that low-level exposure to the common plastic additive bisphenol A (BPA) is safe. The media, the chemical industry , and  FDA officials touted this as evidence ...
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