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2013-09-03 23:02:38

The Weed Science Society of America today announced that the National Stakeholder Team for Pesticide Safety Education Program Funding has created a three-year initiative to enhance the education of pesticide applicators. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 The Weed Science Society of America today announced that the National Stakeholder Team for Pesticide Safety Education Program Funding has created a three-year initiative to enhance the education of pesticide applicators. The U.S....

2013-08-25 23:01:39

This biopesticides market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of Active ingredient, applications, product types, crop type, and geography; forecasting revenue and analyzing trends in each of the submarkets http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/biopesticides-267.html (PRWEB) August 25, 2013 The report “Global Biopesticides Market – Trends & Forecasts (2012 – 2017)” published by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the global biopesticides...

2013-08-18 23:01:35

Transparency Market Research Published new "Crop Protection Chemicals Market - Global Scenario, Trends, Industry Analysis, Size, Share And Forecast, 2011 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/crop-protection-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 18, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Crop Protection Chemicals Market - Global Industry Size,...

Benefits Of Organic Foods
2013-08-09 13:57:38

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In today’s world, we hear about organic versus conventional food all of the time and often wonder just what the benefits of organic foods are? About a year ago, redOrbit published an article explaining that organic foods have no more nutritional value than conventional foods. That is to say, the nutrients, vitamins, and minerals found in organic foods equaled those found in non-organic foods. So an orange grown organically has...

Honey Bees Tracked With Tiny Radar Antennae
2013-07-29 04:41:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of biologists are outfitting honey bees with miniature radar antennae, hoping to discover how the insects are being impacted by controversial pesticides known as neonicotinoids. According to Richard Gray, Science Correspondent with The Telegraph, researchers from Rothamsted Research in the UK and the Free University in Germany are gluing lightweight radar transponders to the bees' backs as part of their research. The...

Agricultural Chemicals Causing Bee Colony Collapse
2013-07-25 10:33:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Colony collapse disorder (CCD), the mysterious and increasingly rampant die-off of a honey bee colony, isn't just a problem for bees, it's also a problem for farmers who rely on those bees to pollinate their crops. According to researchers from the University of Maryland and the US Department of Agriculture, commercial bees are regularly exposed to a cocktail of agricultural chemicals that could be playing a role in CCD. In a study...

2013-07-09 23:22:11

In response to an article published on the Wall Street Journal, which discusses the health advantages of eating organic produce, Colle Farmers Market, an organic farming advocate, comments on the necessity in maintaining a healthy life by eating organic. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 On July 9, organic farming advocate Colle Farmers Market comments on an article published on the Wall Street Journal, which details the beneficial effects of eating organic foods in everyday life....

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...


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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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