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Posts tagged pesticide

August 1, 2013

 

Edwards fence

How Pesticide Drift Caused One Man To Lose His Voice

In the last of a three-part series on pesticide drift, WFIU looks at how exposure to drifting fungicide has affected one man's ability to speak.

July 31, 2013

 

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Farmers: Monsanto’s GMO Crop Could Create Pesticide Disaster

Part two in a three-part series on pesticide drift examines why produce growers worry the approval of new herbicide-tolerant crops could damage their own crops.

July 30, 2013

 

airplane spraying pesticide

Pesticide Drift Killing Crops and Making Hoosiers Sick

The first in a three-part series on the dangers of pesticide drift reports on how misplaced pest-control chemicals can encroach on people's livelihoods.

November 1, 2012

 

winter wheat

Herbicide Residue Left After Drought Could Harm Winter Crops

The commonly used herbicide atrazine kills weeds in corn and sorghum fields without harming the crops.

September 20, 2012

 

Arsenic

Exotic Plant Absorbs Arsenic From Ground

Sometime within the next year, researchers may have a way to get arsenic out of the ground, thanks to a subtropical fern.

September 13, 2012

 

Locally grown vegetables.

Local Shoppers Ignore Study Saying Organic Is Not Healthier

Local business has not been affected by a Stanford University study that found organic food was no more nutritional than conventional food.

March 31, 2012

 

honeybee on dandelion

Purdue Educates Farmers About Insecticides’ Effect On Bees

New studies show the impacts a popular insecticide is having on bee colonies.

May 10, 2007

 

Pesticides May Harm Unborn Children

ISTEP test scores are lower for children conceived when pesticide levels are at their highest, researchers say.

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