Type: Keyphrase
Name: Pesticide
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Dejected woman feeds poison to baby, attempts suicide

Mandya, April 20, 2014, DHNSArrival of guests at the womans' house saves lives of the twoDejected over a family dispute, a woman attempted to commit suicide after feeding her 11-month-old daughter with poison, in Hangarapura village, Kirugavalu hobli, ... [Published Deccan Herald - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Poison, Suicide, Pesticide
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

What chemicals are sprayed on local almonds?

Sacramento Bee article by Edward Ortiz , " Beekeepers search for answers as colonies show up damaged after almond farm pollination ," because it's an eye-opener as to what pesticides are being sprayed on your almonds (unless you're buying the more expensive ... [Published - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Goat manure an ‘effective fertilizer’

"MY FIRST love is farming," said Benjamin Lao, a multi-awarded farmer from Bansalan, Davao del Sur. His parents were both farmers and he grew up in a place where people were planting rice, corn, and several other crops.The Lao family owns about 40 hectares ... [Published Sun Star Network - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Mosquito spraying in West Roxbury

The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) would like to advise residents and community members in West Roxbury of upcoming sprayings to help control the mosquito population in the large wetland area adjacent to the Charles River and the Sawmill Brook ... [Published Wicked Local West Roxbury Transcript - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Zero-Waste Gardening

Growing a garden is an excellent way to produce some of our own food, get exercise and spend time in nature. But with water, fertilizers, tools and more, gardens can become a major consumer of resources. With a few smart techniques, you can reduce the ... [Published Mother Earth Living - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Pollution a Huge Problem in China

Pollution has become a huge problem in China, due in large part to human industrial and agricultural activities. Last year, the Ministry of Environmental Protection claimed that the results of soil pollution tests performed were a state secret and would ... [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 19 2014]
Entities: Pollution, China, Cadmium
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Washington Post story doesn't do organic vs. non-organic question justice

As a big Monty Pythons Flying Circus fan, I enjoyed a recent Washington Post story comparing organic and conventional foods in a different way than the author probably intended.The piece was masterfully ludicrous in its premise, methodology and bottom ... [Published - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Organic, Hormone, Pesticide
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Talk of the Day -- Tainan residents protest against pesticide plant

A 2-year-old girl wears a banner opposing a planned pesticide factory during a protest in Tainan Friday.Greater Tainan residents opposed to a plan by the local subsidiaryof Rotam Global Agrosciences to build a new pesticide plant in Tainanhave taken protest ... [Published Focus Taiwan - Apr 19 2014]
Entities: Tainan, Pesticide, Protest
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

New Integrated Pest Management Plan launched

The Ulster Farmers’ Union are pleased to announce that the Voluntary Initiative have launched a new Integrated Pest Management Plan (IPMP).Tim McClelland representing the UFU on the VI commented: “The NFU have been instrumental in developing this tool ... [Published Farming Life - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Pesticide Exams Set for Monroe County

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture will conduct pesticide examinations 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, May 1 and June 5 at the Monroe County Extension office, 724 Phillips St., Stroudsburg, Pa., Suite 201.For more information, call 570-421-6430 or email ... [Published Lancaster Farming - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

To Save Bees Minn. Growers Gardeners Are Switching Pesticides

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A new trend in gardening is generating a buzz. More growers and gardeners are moving away from chemicals and insecticides that are hurting or killing bees, which ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

A drone to spray pesticides

shows a man controlling a drone to spray pesticides on a farm in Bozhou, central China's Anhui province.  China's economy expanded 7.4 percent year-on-year in the first three months of the year, the government said Wednesday, marking a further slowing ... [Published Arab News - Apr 19 2014]


"If you have a clean condenser with neat, organised wiring, that may just be an ideal place for these lovely bees."
...See, " Trying to avoid almonds that are 'gassed'? Here's a little guide " and " Your Raw Almonds Aren't Raw"
"We have seized a dairy in which she has written about her daily routine. We are going through it. Besides, we are also studying the call details. It has come up that before her body was found, she had spoken with someone for almost 15 minutes. Further investigation is going on" said a police officer
"We experimentally detected [the compound] in drinking water samples, some food items and in urine samples of [kidney disease] patients" he said

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