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UI: Connection Between Ag Chemicals Cancer Exists
UI: Connection Between Ag Chemicals Cancer Exists
Researchers at the University of Idaho says they have found a correlation between agricultural chemicals and cancers in adults and children in Idaho, and across 11 Western states.  UI researchers analyzed federal and state health and agriculture data, and report a relationship between cancer incidence and pesticide applications in Idaho’s 44 counties, as well as 459 counties in the Western United
EPA Announces Plan to Protect Endangered Species and Support Sustainable Agriculture
EPA Announces Plan to Protect Endangered Species and Support Sustainable Agriculture
The Environmental Protection Agency this week released its first-ever comprehensive workplan to address the challenge of protecting endangered species from pesticides. The plan establishes four overall strategies and dozens of actions to adopt protections while providing farmers, public health authorities, and others with access to pesticides ...
New EPA Pesticide Policy May Limit New Chemistries
New EPA Pesticide Policy May Limit New Chemistries
The EPA is reversing decades of practice in an attempt to further the Agency’s compliance with the Endangered Species Act when evaluating new pesticides and ingredients. In the new policy, EPA will evaluate the potential effects of each new active ingredient on federally threatened or endangered species and their designated critical habitats before the agency will register a new AI. E ... Read Mo
Groups Reaffirm Support for Glyphosate Safety
Groups Reaffirm Support for Glyphosate Safety
Groups representing farmers, Ag retailers, landscaping, and golf course professionals showed strong support for continued access to glyphosate. Their response came after oral arguments in litigation regarding glyphosate registration. Ten groups, including the American Soybean Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Association of Wheat Growers, are parties in the case supporting g

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