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Pesticides

Put down that bottle and find a safer solution to your insect problems.

It’s easy to think that a few squirts of a chemical will eliminate whatever is destroying your produce. This collection of articles will help you work with natural soil additives, beneficial insects and other strategies to create solutions that will save your plants now and into the future.

Apple's Lead "Dirty Dozen" Pesticide Report

Food Safety

Which non-organic fruits and vegetables to avoid, plus a "Clean Fifteen."

GMOS and Pesticides: Votes, Heart Disease & Seed Diversity

Food Safety

Oregon GMO recount, new Roundup study, heritage seeds threatened.

GMO Pesticide "Enlist Duo" Moves Forward, Hawaiian GMO Ban Stopped

Food Safety

Dupont doubles down on spray resistant super weeds.

Clean Fifteen and The Dirty Dozen List

Community

A guide for selecting pesticide-free produce.

Diatomaceous Earth and Bees

Beneficial Insects

This effective, organic pest killer (it's not a poison) won't hurt bees if used wisely.

Bees, Butterflies Both Battling Demise

Beneficial Insects

Pesticide use may leave us a world without pollinators.

Healthy Yards, Healthy People, Healthy Planet

Healthy Lawns

The movement to take the poisons from our lawns is growing.

Herbicide Found In Mother's Milk

Pest Control

Does America's most-used weed killer endanger infants?

Dangerous Herbicide, Dangerous Business

Community

Researchers looking into atrazine targeted by its maker.

Water Purity and Organic Gardening

Community

The small things we do to keep pesticides, herbicides, and other chemicals out of our water supply.

Bee Decline and Chemical Companies

Beneficial Insects

Bayer CropScience claims its pesticides aren't involved in colony collapse, blames mites.

Beekeeping, Small Farming, and the Environment

Climate

Lessons from the hive about pesticides, organic practice and sustainability.