Genetically modified cotton is widely grown throughout China, South Africa, India and the U.S. Science on the environmental, social and public health effects of GM cotton has mixed  results with...

A new study found that eating an organic diet can dramatically reduce levels of glyphosate in consumers. Glyphosate use has skyrocketed in the past decade, and ...

Bananas are one of the most popular fruits imported from tropical regions across the world, and industrialized conventional monocultures of bananas are notorious for their extensive use of...

Powdery mildew is a hard to control fungus that can devastate a wide range of crops from cucumbers and zucchini to almonds and berries. Typical management of this disease includes the use of...

Consumption of organic foods continues to increase around the globe, and many choose organic for its health benefits. A recent review published in the journal Nutrients shows that increased...

Woody vines can plague farms in the eastern U.S. nestled among natural woody areas, as well as home gardens across the entire country. Glyphosate (Roundup) has been a commonly used herbicide to...

Chemical control of pests using synthetic insecticides like neonicotinoids, organophosphates and pyrethroids can harm non-target insects such as  natural enemies to pests. A recent study published...

While the agricultural sector uses the majority of conventional pesticides, lawn and home garden care accounts for 24 percent of pesticide sales and 6 percent of overall...

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Some invasive pests are nearly impossible to control, even with the most powerful chemicals, but netting is proving to be a promising solution for...

Three Studies Confirm Bad News About OP Insecticide Exposures

On April 21, the highly regarded journal Environmental Health Perspectives published online, ahead of print, the results of three...