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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...

2013-01-02 05:02:50

This is the fifth in a series of releases from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) on the importance of pesticide stewardship. LAWRENCE, Kansas (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 The owner of a horticultural company was fined recently for using a restricted use pesticide (RUP) in ways that were inconsistent with the product label. The product´s use was restricted due to human health concerns, but workers had applied the product without proper training or the required personal protective...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'