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Everett Griner talks about what is put in the soil eventually ends up downstream in today’s Agri View. Hear Everett’s report and learn more. →

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The House Agriculture Committee approved two measures regarding the regulation of pesticides.

H.R. 953, the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act, would clarify Congressional intent regarding pesticide regulation in or around waters of the United States. Continue reading

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The Environmental Protection Agency is removing 72 inert ingredients from the list of ingredients approved for use in pesticides. Continue reading

Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner Eric Lauritzen Assembles Team for Pesticide Information for Schools Pilot Project

Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner-pesticide projectMonterey County Agricultural Commissioner Eric Lauritzen has assembled a team of experts to launch a pilot project which will create a model program focused on enhancing protections when agricultural pesticides are used near schools. The pilot project, which is the first of its kind in the nation and announced at a press conference in May, will receive $75,000 from the state to launch a website for parents, teachers and the community to access information about pesticide use on farms.

The team of experts assembled by Lauritzen includes: Continue reading

Leadership for Syngenta calls recent talks with regulatory authorities constructive as the company seeks approval for the merger that allows ChemChina to take over the Swiss-based company. Continue reading

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