Over the past few years, a number of the go-to pest management tools have been taken off the market by manufacturers or edict from the EPA. But, while the conventional crop protection portfolio has been shrinking, the offerings and emergence of biological-based solutions have been growing.
Organic matter in soil is an important component of soil health. We usually think of dead and dying plant matter as soil organic matter. But another source of organic matter is the decaying bodies of soil-dwelling animals, both vertebrates and invertebrates. Read moreRead More »
This opinion article takes a look at Environmental Working Group’s annual “Dirty Dozen” list of “the 12 fruits and vegetables that purportedly have the greatest pesticide residues” to see what should really be a concern and what should not. Read moreRead More »