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First reported 41 mins ago - Updated 41 mins ago - 1 reports

Corporate report: Advisory Committee on Pesticides: annual report 2013

The Advisory Committee on Pesticides annual report, which highlights its remit, role and work for 2013.DocumentPDF, 720KBDetailThe report details the work of the committee in 2013. It includes a number case studies highlighting the committee’s role in ... [Published Government UK - 41 mins ago]
First reported 51 mins ago - Updated 51 mins ago - 1 reports

N.C. COOPERATIVE EXTENSION: Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day set for Oct. 25

It’s amazing just how much “stuff” we can accumulate around the house. Many of these items can be donated, sold at a garage sale or simply tossed in recycling or trash containers. Many items such as paints, solvents, pesticides, pool chemicals, automotive ... [Published Sanford Herald - 51 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

PESTICIDES: EPA launches voluntary program to reduce drift

U.S. EPA today announced a new program to reduce the amounts of pesticides that drift away from crop fields. ... [Published E&ENews PM - 7 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 12 reports

Pesticide drift rating available

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching a new voluntary Drift Reduction Technology (DRT) program for pesticides.  The goal is to reduce pesticide drift, reducing costs and protecting neighbors.  EPA says up to $640 million is lost each ... [Published Brownfield Network - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Green MEP condemns new report from pesticide industry as 'scare tactics'

GREEN MEP Molly Scott Cato has reacted angrily to the latest report from the pesticides industry, which claims that the UK will no longer be able to produce a number of popular fruits and vegetables if new restrictions on the use of toxic chemicals are ... [Published Green Party - 11 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Farmers Concerned Over EU regulations

Pesticide bans from Europe are threatening farmers livelihoods across our region and thousands of jobs.A report out today, backed by the National Farmers Union, says around 20 per cent of pesticides have been lost because of bans and restrictions imposed ... [Published - 13 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

​Vegetarians have fewer, less-healthy sperm than meat-eaters – study

18:00But is he damaging his chances of fathering a child? (Reuters / Jason Lee)Vegetarian men may be harming their chances of conceiving children, a multi-year US study has revealed. Researchers believe the reasons may include vitamin deficiencies and ... [Published Russia Today - 16 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

BC farmers invited to dispose of obsolete pesticides

, Vancouver, BC – Farmers from Vancouver Island and Fraser Valley are invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications from October 15-23.CleanFARMS, an industry-led, national ... [Published Fruit and Vegetable Magazine - 16 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Loss of pesticides could cost supply chain £2.6bn each year

PROFITS from UK agriculture could decline by over a third if present policy on pesticides is not reversed, a new report has claimed.The study into the future of Plant Protection Products (PPP) in the UK found as a result of EU policies and their implementation ... [Published Farmers Guardian - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 9 reports

BBC News - EU pesticide bans 'could hit UK crops'

The EU's decision to ban the use of some pesticides could threaten UK crops, increase food prices and hit farmers' profits, a report claims. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Light-traps helping farmers detect harmful insects

:00:00 A A- A+ BARGUNA, Oct 21 (BSS): Light-trap, an environmentally sound method for detecting harmful insects, is helping the farmers in different areas of the district during the current Aman season.This eco-friendly 'light-trap' method as an alternative ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

Pesticides ‘threaten shellfish industry’

The failure of Government departments to regulate fish farm-used pesticides is continuing to threaten shellfish and inshore fishing industries, along with marine wildlife, in West Cork. ... [Published - Ireland - Oct 20 2014]
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