Agriculture industry asks EPA pesticide officials to delay implementing worker safety provision. In return, the industry says it will drop support for legislation blocking provision from taking effect.
EPA says its recently completed analysis of the potential human health risks of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, including exposures through drinking water, does not alter its plan to ban use of the substance on food, though the agency is seeking public input on its revised scientific analysis in advance of a[…]
Did you know that 1959 marked the last time America had an agricultural trade deficit, making 1960 the first year of an unparalleled string of surpluses? Back then, we exported just $3.95 billion in agricultural goods and imported $4.1 billion, according to USDA statistics. Fast forward to 2015 and US[…]