Sep 13, 2011
Georgia to take part in fruit chemical use survey

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will survey fruit growers in 12 states, including Georgia, for its biennial fruit chemical use survey. The agency will collect information on pesticides used, acres treated and rates applied to more than 20 fruit crops across the country.

In Georgia, a sample of peach and blueberries producers will be contacted. Growers benefit from providing this information because it is used to re-register products for their use, to illustrate the industry’s environmental practices and to assure the quality of U.S. food to consumers here and around the world. The Effingham Herald

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