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2013-02-01 23:01:56

This is the sixth in a series of releases from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) on the importance of pesticide stewardship. LAWRENCE, Kansas (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 Recently, an employee of an aerial application company was penalized for applying an agricultural pesticide without following all label directions and without the required applicator certification. In a separate case, a forest service company making an urban application was also fined for pesticide label violations...

2010-12-02 09:46:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agricultural businesses and pesticide applicators in 21 Pennsylvania counties will be able to dispose of unwanted pesticides safely and easily in 2011 through the CHEMSWEEP program, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding said today. CHEMSWEEP is offered in different counties each year. In 2011 it will be offered in Adams, Cameron, Clearfield, Clinton, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lehigh, Mercer,...

2010-06-10 10:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pesticide applicators and users should make responsible decisions and use pesticides and pest management alternatives in a safe, proper and legal manner, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding said today. "We enjoy an abundant food supply, in part because of the responsible use of pesticides in Pennsylvania," said Redding. "Through the state's licensing and continuing education process, we can ensure those who apply pesticides are using...

2010-03-11 09:20:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agricultural businesses and residents in 21 Pennsylvania counties will soon be able to dispose of unwanted pesticides safely and easily through the CHEMSWEEP program, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding said today. The Department of Agriculture plans to offer CHEMSWEEP services in Allegheny, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Columbia, Delaware, Elk, Jefferson, Lancaster, Montgomery, Montour, Northumberland,...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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