It’s the silver anniversary for the USDA’s Pesticide Data Program, which marks 25 years with results from samples collected in 2015. It’s a comforting report because it shows American-grown fruits and vegetables are safe because pesticide levels are kept below levels permitted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which has the most stringent restrictions in the world.
Agricultural interests are hopeful that things will change for the better under A Donald Trump administration, but much uncertainty remains as the President Elect completes selection of key positions and as newly elected congressmen prepare to take office in January. Read moreRead More »
Methyl Bromide – Minimizing Use and Finding Alternatives – The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking grant funding applications from colleges and universities for its Methyl Bromide Transitions program which “… addresses the immediate needs and the costs of transition that have resulted from the scheduled[…]Read More »