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2013-07-01 23:04:58

This is the last in a series of press releases from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) on the importance of practicing good pesticide stewardship techniques. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 A farmer, a local lawn and garden supply store, and a department store chain were fined recently for pesticide disposal violations. In each of these cases, the pesticide product itself was disposed of improperly. “Regulations on proper pesticide disposal govern the product and much...

2013-06-28 23:22:41

Advancing Eco-Agriculture announces its new brand image to represent the future of agricultural practice. Middlefield, OH (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 On June 28, Advancing Eco-Agriculture (aea) announces a new brand identification to represent the organization’s dedication to providing farmers with the tools, education and products necessary to grow healthy, high-yielding, disease-resistant crops without the use of pesticides. Founded in 2006, this is the first major rebrand for Advancing...

2013-06-27 23:26:57

BioScience Laboratories, Inc. is helping antimicrobial pesticide product manufacture’s develop, modify, and validate disinfectant devices in order to satisfy the new requirements mandated by the U.S. EPA. (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 The EPA released new requirements for antimicrobial pesticide products that are administered via fogging/misting methods and claim to provide control of public-health microorganisms. Products labeled and used for disinfection and sanitization must now provide...

2013-06-21 23:17:28

In response to an article published by the Wall Street Journal, Colle Farmers Market, an online market for organic food, outlines some of the major benefits of eating organic while discussing the ‘dirty dozen,’ and the ‘clean fifteen.’ Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 On June 20, organic food advocate Colle Farmers Market comments on an article published in The Wall Street Journal, which details the benefits of eating a mostly organic diet and discusses the safest organic foods....

2013-06-15 23:01:55

Organic food advocate, Colle Farmers Market, responds to a Medical Daily article outlining how patients with Parkinson´s disease may benefit from eating food grown without pesticides. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) June 15, 2013 On June 15, organic food advocate Colle Farmers Market issues a statement in response to a Medical Daily article, which details how organic food could prevent Parkinson´s disease. According to an article published by Medical Daily, some recent studies have suggested...

2013-06-13 23:21:45

Rutgers University Entomology Laboratory identified Renotech Inc.'s product as a superior treatment for bed bugs. New Brunswick, NJ (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 A study was conducted by the Rutgers University Entomology Lab recently comparing effectiveness between some most seen over-the-counter products and identified EcoRaider, a product provided by Reneotech Inc, as the top bed bug killer among 11 other brands. This study highlights the effectiveness of this all-natural bed bug spray and...

2013-06-04 23:19:43

This is the tenth in a series of press releases from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) on the importance of practicing good pesticide stewardship techniques. LAWRENCE, Kansas (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Recently, pesticide spray drift from different pesticide applications caused damage to field corn on a bordering farm, vegetables in an adjacent backyard, trees and bushes in a nearby state park and vegetation on an adjoining campus. In all cases, the applicators were fined because they...

2013-05-31 23:16:22

Gives growers a tool to protect crops while not harming key pollinators. Davis, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), has received U.S. EPA approval to delete the bee toxicity warning statement from its Grandevo® Bioinsecticide label following a review. The removal of the toxicity statement is supported by third-party field evaluations that show Grandevo has no increased mortality or detrimental effects to honeybees. The key study was conducted in central North...


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2009-04-28 21:04:39

The Plutella xylostella is often referred to as the Diamondback or Cabbage moth. This species is has a brief lifespan of only 14 days and is thought to have originated in the Mediterranean region of Europe, but has since dispersed across the world. This species is capable of reproducing quickly and can travel great distances. Diamondback are considered serious pests in warmer climates when the absence of a harsh winter prevents their eggs from being destroyed. The moths are resistant to...

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