pesticides

Common pesticide damages honeybee’s ability to fly

Biologists at the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) have demonstrated for the first time that a widely used pesticide can significantl... READ MORE »

Calibrate your sprayer to save money on pesticides

Pickup trucks need occasional tuneups and oil changes, so it stands to reason that a boom sprayer needs a checkup at least once a year before it’s d... READ MORE »

New study reveals pesticide peril in beehives

Honeybees – employed to pollinate crops during the blooming season – encounter danger due to lingering and wandering pesticides, according to a ne... READ MORE »

California revises proposed rules on pesticide use near schools

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has released a revised proposal for regulating the use of agricultural pesticides near school ... READ MORE »

California projects aim to reduce pesticide use

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has recognized several organizations for projects aimed at managing pests while using fewer p... READ MORE »

California DPR expands Pesticide Monitoring Network

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), in cooperation with the California Air Resources Board (CARB), is increasing the number of co... READ MORE »

Tests show low or no pesticide levels in most California produce

Tests on produce collected by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) indicate the vast majority of fruits and vegetables available fo... READ MORE »

Nanostructured biosensors detect pesticides

When does too much of a good thing become a bad thing? That’s the question Jonathan Claussen, assistant professor at Iowa State University’s Depar... READ MORE »

Light therapy may save bees from deadly pesticides

Treating bees with light therapy can counteract the harmful effects of neonicotinoid pesticides and improve survival rates of poisoned bees, finds a n... READ MORE »

Pesticide predicament for California strawberry growers

The powerful fumigant methyl bromide will be retired from California’s strawberry fields at the end of this year after more than 20 years of fierce ... READ MORE »


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