Here’s How to Actually Remove Pesticides From Fruits and Vegetables

Did you know that most of the fruits and vegetables you consume contain pesticides? Although it’s a controversial subject, the long-term safety of the use of these substances has yet to be established. Some argue that low-cost agrochemicals aren’t harmful to your health, while others believe that the consumption of these substances may be linked […]

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Planting Boxwood Hedges in Historic Gardens

Chatham Manor, Fredericks burg, VA currently part of Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park The property dates to the 1700s. This garden was designed by Ellen Biddle Shipman and Charles Gillette in the early 20th century. The garden that visitors see today was redesigned in the 1980s. Over several days, a National Park Service team […]

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Specialty Crops – America’s Heartland: Episode 907

America’s Heartland is made possible by… Farm Credit – financing agriculture and rural America since 1916. Farm Credit is cooperatively owned by America’s farmers and ranchers. Learn more at farmcredit.com   Croplife America… Representing the companies whose modern farming innovations help America’s farmers provide nutritious food for communities around the globe.   Hi I’m Rob […]

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Beekeepers Petition Court To Block EPA Approval Of Bee-Killing Insecticide – Breaking News

 Beekeepers struggling with massive colony collapse petitioned a court Friday to block a decision by the Environmental Protection Agency allowing wider use of a controversial insecticide particularly lethal to honeybees  The EPA decided in July to drop restrictions on sulfoxaflor for use on about 190 million acres of U S. cropland. The decision was made despite […]

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A Zest for Pests…Pesticides, the Environment, and You

Character Line Opening [Music playing] [Introduction to video] David [penguin sounds] [snoring] [snoring] [startled snore] OH NO![penguin sounds] David: THE HOUSE [penguin sounds] David: IS INFESTED [penguin sounds] David: WITH[penguin sounds] David: MICRO-PENGUINS!!!!! [penguin sounds] David: If I were you, I’d fly away OH WAIT you can’t! [Evil laugh] MUAH HAHAHAHAHA [penguin sounds] Narrator: Hey, […]

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