What is it that we know about pesticides and agriculture? Pesticide use is very different in crop production in comparison to our lawn and garden care. Chelsea explains when, what and why pesticides are so important to our crops.
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Alexander Bernhuber, environmental spokesman for the ÖVP in the European Parliament, is to represent the interests of EU agriculture in the negotiations to revise the EU Pesticides Regulation. From autumn, the European Parliament will be intensively negotiated about the future handling of plant protection products.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/08/19/viewpoint-global-policy-analyst-on-why-europes-goal-to-reduce-pesticide-use-by-50-is-dangerously-misguided/
I’m no stranger to the controversy that surrounds pesticide use. However, I’d love a chance to explain the benefits I see and my thoughts on the negative perceptions.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/07/29/farmers-perspective-in-defense-of-judicious-use-of-agricultural-pesticides/
Everyone, including me, would like food products to be free from pesticide residues. However, the question is, would the world be able to feed itself without the use of plant protection products?
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After a decade of debate, the causes of the mid-2000s spike in bee deaths is coming into focus. Culprits are multifactorial, a rebuke of simplistic fingering of pesticides. Time for targeted solutions.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/07/15/beepocalypse-myth-handbook-dissecting-claims-of-pollinator-collapse/
From 2023, the European Union will allocate 25 per cent of its direct agriculture payment budget to “eco-payments” for carbon and organic farmers. They do this as the world experiences historic starvation levels.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/07/15/viewpoint-millions-face-food-insecurity-following-green-hysteria-in-rejecting-pesticides-and-fertilizers-will-make-this-crisis-worse/
A recent article in the French daily Le Monde speaks of a study with “impressive” conclusions. Reading it, there is reason to be worried since it does
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/06/27/viewpoint-no-trace-pesticides-do-not-make-fruits-and-vegetables-unhealthy/
From valid concerns about pesticides and mold to misinterpretations of FDA rules about allowable of insects, there are quite many coffee myths to clear up.
— Read on www.agdaily.com/lifestyle/coffee-myths-bugs-mold-and-pesticides-in-your-morning-brew/