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Maryland Limits Pesticide Use in State-Owned Pollinator Habitats

The restrictions are prompted by concerns that neonicotinoid pesticides contribute to the mortality of bees, birds, and butterflies, putting at risk that sector of the nation’s food supply that relies on them for pollination.

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by Paul Rusnak, Growing ProduceOn the heels of learning about a major orange juice purchase from USDA, growers and Florida citrus industry stakeholders have more good news to grow on. A much sought-after citrus planting program has come to fruition. The Citrus Grove Renovation/Re-establishment Support Program, a $5.5 million initiative backed[…]

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Application of Agricultural Pesticide Near Schools and Child Day-care Centers – The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) is seeking public comments on its proposed regulation which would “… Prohibit many pesticide applications within a quarter mile of public K-12 schools and child day-care facilities from Monday through Friday between[…]

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