Farming’s contribution to GDP has retreated two consecutive years after reaching an all-time high of $189.9 billion in 2013.
A Scientific Advisory Panel is questioning EPA’s proposed use of a controversial Columbia University epidemiological study as the basis for a decision on whether to cancel pesticide registrations. Read moreRead More »
By Paul Shukovsky Shellfish growers in Washington’s Willapa Bay and nearby Gray’s Harbor are facing opposition from food activists and environmentalists over their proposal to spray a pesticide on tideflats to prevent losing up to 80 percent of their harvest. The growers are seeking a permit to spray imidacloprid, a neonicotinoid, on tideflats[…]Read More »