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Podcast: Recycling 190 million pounds of pesticide containers to promote sustainable agriculture

, | April 9, 2019
Cameron English: GLP Senior Agricultural Genetics Editor Cameron English co-hosts the Science Facts and Fallacies podcast with Kevin Folta.    More details
Kevin Folta: University of Florida plant geneticist Kevin Folta co-hosts the Science Facts and Fallacies podcast with Cameron English.    More details

Ag recycles! On this episode of Biotech Facts and Fallacies, plant scientist Steve Savage delves into the world of agricultural stewardship, specifically agricultural container management. Mark Hudson, executive director of the Ag Container Recycling Council, discusses how ACRC’s program has helped to recycle more than 190,000,000 lbs. of pesticide containers since 1992!

Steve Savage is a plant pathologist and senior contributor to the GLP. Follow him on Twitter @grapedoc. The Pop Agriculture podcast is available for listening or subscription on iTunes and Google Podcasts.

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