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Examining the EU’s contradictory treatment of glyphosate and copper sulfate pesticides

Of all the elements the EU considers in ag regulations, science gets the shortest shrift ...
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Health and environmental dangers of copper-based natural pesticides spark division among French organic winemakers

The vice-president of the CIVB (Conseil interprofessionnel du vin de Bordeaux) Bernard Farges launched a bomb on October 15, announcing that ...
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Toxic organic pesticides pose surprising challenge to pro-environment politicians

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has released fresh data which re-confirms the toxicity of copper compounds, pesticides that are ...
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To protect vineyards from pests and reduce pesticide use, CRISPR could be the answer

The powdery mildew fungus decimates vineyards around the globe. As pesticides become less effective, some scientists are turning to gene ...
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Myth busting Foodie Farmer: Do conventional farmers “douse” fields in chemicals?

Conventional farmers, especially those who grow genetically modified crops, are often accused of "dousing" or "drowning" their fields in chemical ...