Pesticide Use Near Record High in California

Pesticide Use Near Record High in California

Sacramento, CA: Agricultural pesticide use in California remains at a near-record high, according to data quietly released this week by the state agency responsible for tracking pesticide use. The California Department of Pesticide Regulation’s (DPR) latest numbers...

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Growing Olives Without Pesticides in the San Joaquin Valley

Growing Olives Without Pesticides in the San Joaquin Valley

Kanwarjit Boparai | Olive Farmer By Joan Cusick Kanwarjit Boparai practices and teaches veterinary medicine, but he believes that agriculture “is in my blood.” “My family is from Punjab, India, which is sort of a breadbasket of India, and California is sort of a...

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Californians for Pesticide Reform

Our Monterey coalition Safe Ag Safe Schools hosted a tour for DPR's new environmental justice staffer, Martha Sanchez. Welcome Martha! And thank you California Department of Pesticide RegulationOn Friday, May 11 we hosted Martha Sanchez, Environmental Justice Liaison with the California Department of Pesticide Regulation in Monterey County. Coalition members Cesar, Yanely, Oscar, Charisse, Josh, Pat, Melissa, Casimira, Kathleen, and George all shared their stories. Thank you Martha for listening attentively to our concerns about current pesticide regulation and the health of farmworkers, children and the community. ... See MoreSee Less

Our Monterey coalition Safe Ag Safe Schools hosted a tour for DPRs new environmental justice staffer, Martha Sanchez. Welcome Martha! And thank you California Department of Pesticide Regulation

 

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