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SD Ag Department hosts pesticide applicator meetings

December 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE The South Dakota Department of Agriculture is hosting commercial pesticide applicator certification meetings this January and February.
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Pesticide applicator certifications begin Jan. 4

December 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic

BROOKINGS South Dakota State University Extension will host private pesticide applicator certification trainings beginning Jan. 4.
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Pesticide, EPA faulted in bee die-off

April 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Beekeepers and several environmental groups argue in an emergency petition filed with the EPA that the agency failed to require some legally mandated field testing before the pesticide was approved in 2003. New research, including two studies published last week in the journal Science, raises serious questions about its effect on pollinators of all kinds, they maintain. Continue Reading

EPA accepts ND endangered species plan

January 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) State Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says the federal Environmental Protection Agency is giving North Dakota more of a voice when it comes to protecting endangered species from exposure to pesticides.
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Percentage of N.D. farms in compliance with pesticide regulations increases

December 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says the percentage of North Dakota farms in compliance with pesticide regulations has increased. Goehring says the rise is due to a new enforcement strategy his department crafted in fiscal 2008. Continue Reading

Kristen Abner, Grand Forks, letter: Do chemicals contribute to Grand Forks’ cancer rates?

September 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

When will we as a community question and investigate why there are so many with cancer? Continue Reading

Kristen Abner, Grand Forks, letter: Do chemicals contribute to the cancer rates in Grand Forks?

September 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

When will we as a community question and investigate why there are so many with cancer? Continue Reading

Kristen Abner, Grand Forks, letter: Do chemicals contribute to Grand Forks’ cancer rates?

September 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

When will we as a community question and investigate why there are so many with cancer? Continue Reading

Kristen Abner, Grand Forks, letter: Do chemicals contribute to Grand Forks’ cancer rates?

September 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

When will we as a community question and investigate why there are so many with cancer? Continue Reading

Project Safe Send collects 95 tons of pesticides

August 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A North Dakota program that enables residents to dispose of unwanted or unusable pesticides safely and for free collected almost 95 tons this year. Continue Reading