Category Archives: Atrazine

THE BIG DEAL ABOUT ATRAZINE

Atrazine.  This funny-sounding word might not sound like anything that pertains to your life, but it affects you more than you know.  The EPA is currently investigating and is considering further regulating atrazine, which could be costly for farmers, and … Continue reading

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FRIDAY FARM PHOTO: ILLINOIS STATE FAIR

This past Tuesday (August 16) was Ag Day at the Illinois State Fair. If you’re familiar with the history of the fair, you’ll know the fair’s primary purpose was for agriculture. People brought their animals from across the state and … Continue reading

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FRIDAY FARM PHOTO: SAVE ATRAZINE

Learn more about the fight against atrazine regulation at http://www.FightEpa.com

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ATRAZINE IMPORTANT TO JOBS, RURAL AMERICA, AND CROP PRODUCTION

Although we’ve discussed Atrazine a few times throughout the short life of this blog, I’m not sure we’ve ever just come out and said how important the herbicide is for the American farmer. So now, if you’re interested, you can … Continue reading

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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION RECOMMENDS LESS STRINGENT GUIDLINES FOR ATRAZINE IN DRINKING WATER

Originally published in Pesticide and Toxic Chemical News The World Health Organization has increased its drinking water quality guideline for atrazine from 2 parts per billion to 100 ppb — a far less stringent level than EPA’s current drinking water … Continue reading

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LAWYERS AIM TO HARASS, INTIMIDATE GROWERS IN ATRAZINE ISSUES

Sometimes, individuals and groups decide to stand up for something. In the case of many crop producers and the associations that represent them, they have decided to stand up for atrazine. Atrazine is a vital herbicide that is under attack … Continue reading

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MY THOUGHTS ON AN ATRAZINE LECTURE BY TYRONE HAYES

After more than 6,000 studies have been presented to the EPA indicating its safety and after its approval (once again) by the EPA in 2006, atrazine is undergoing yet another EPA review. I felt priviledged to attend a lecture by … Continue reading

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