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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 23:00:57

Later this year, Outlook with Ben Kingsley audiences will hear from Americans benefiting from an organic diet and lifestyle. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 More and more Americans are committing to a healthier lifestyle and amending their diet to include more fruits and vegetables. However, conventional farming practices can actually negatively affect the consumer’s health by exposing them to chemical fertilizers and pesticides. The methods used in raising and growing foods can...

2013-06-26 12:25:23

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Considerably reshaped by pending regulations, and despite persistent eurozone economic uncertainty, the specialty biocides market in Europe is expected to grow by 2.1% over the next five years, according to Kline's recently published Specialty Biocides: Regional Market Analysis. While several segments in the U.S. specialty biocides market are likely to see over 6% volume CAGR, China and India - albeit growing from smaller bases - hold...

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....

2013-06-18 12:30:29

SAN FRANCISCO, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Poison Control System (CPCS), the largest single provider of poison control services in the country, today launched a ground breaking bilingual digital health project, the Pesticide Safety Project. For the first time, this program puts teaching tools in the hands of farm workers and community health professionals where they need them most--on their mobile devices. Safety information is provided through narrative videos...

Biodiversity In Aquatic Environments Significantly Reduced By Pesticides
2013-06-18 07:43:13

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research The pesticides, many of which are currently used in Europe and Australia, are responsible for reducing the regional diversity of invertebrates in streams and rivers by up to 42 percent, researchers report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Mikhail A. Beketov and Matthias Liess from the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) in Leipzig, together with Ben Kefford from the University of Technology, Sydney and...

2013-06-17 08:22:57

DUBLIN, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g4s979/crop_protection) has announced the addition of the "Crop Protection Chemicals Market By Types (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-Pesticides and Adjuvants), By Crop Types, By Geography: Global Trends and Forecast To 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g4s979/crop_protection ] report to their offering. (Logo:...

2013-06-11 08:24:02

BRUSSELS, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Solutions for Smallholder Famers and Amateur Users on How to Protect Their Gardens and Small Food Productions The Safe and Sustainable Use Initiative meets again for its annual conference, this time in Bratislava, Slovakia, where farmers, regulators and plant protection representatives discuss best ways to provide farmers and operators with an easy-to-use toolbox of solutions to ensure the safe and sustainable use of pesticides....

2013-06-10 16:27:01

Three new versatile products to enhance your non-repellent termite and general pest control programs HUMBLE, Texas, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DIY pest control supplier, ePestSolutions, is proud to announce three new products now available through online store, epestsolutions.com. Prescription treatment brand, Alpine, introduced dust insecticide, pressurized and ant and termite foam - versatile products to enhance your non-repellent termite and general pest control (GPC)...

2013-06-06 23:42:35

Terramera donates CIRKIL® biopesticides products to help shelter get rid of bed bug infestation. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Terramera, a pioneer in developing effective plant-based biopesticide products for pest management helped make The Kingdom Center, a nonprofit, transitional living center for the homeless in Ventura, CA be bed bug free. Earlier this year, a representative from The Kingdom Center reached out to Terramera after discovering a bed bug infestation in one of the...