EPA launches new program to reduce pesticide drift

The EPA is announcing a new voluntary Drift Reduction Technology (DRT) program to encourage the use of verified, safer pesticide spray products to reduce exposure and pesticide movement while saving farmers money in pesticide loss.

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Plenary Speakers Announced for 2015 IPM Symposium

The symposium planning committee is pleased to announce the line-up of plenary speakers for the 8th International IPM Symposium – http://ipmcenters.org/ipmsymposium15 – to be held March 23-26, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah USA:

-Jim Jones, Assistant Administrator, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP), U.S Environmental Protection Agency Continue reading

Springtime Means Tick Time! Learn to Protect Yourself

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, preliminary results from three different evaluation methods suggest that the number of people diagnosed with Lyme disease each year in the United States is around 300,000. Ticks are a growing problem across much of the nation. As you gear up to spend more time in the great outdoors, EPA has some important information for you about how to protect yourself from ticks.

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