Banning pesticides: “We’re sleepwalking into a European food crisis”

Ultimately it comes down to enabling consumers to have choice and whether that is they want to eat food that is close from home, they want to have access to, you know a wide range of different fruits vegetables at different times of the year, perhaps brought in from different countries I think it’s about […]

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Your Florida Lawn – South Florida Lawns

Welcome to Your Florida Lawn! The environmentally friendly way to grow and sustain a Florida-Friendly landscape. Your host is Dr. Laurie Trenholm, Residential Turfgrass specialist with the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Join Laurie and her special guests as they offer tips and solutions to maintaining a Florida-Friendly Lawn! Homeowners often […]

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Lawn Pesticides

See this pipe? The water coming out of it is called urban storm water runoff. As urban storm water runoff washes over lawns and gardens, it picks up pesticides along the way. The problem is when this contaminated water ends up in the Lower Chippewa River. According to the Wisconsin DNR “A pesticide is any […]

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Building A Host Environment For Beneficial Insects with Paul Zimmerman

got thrips better get aphids think i’m crazy i’m not and you’re about to find out why have you ever released ladybugs into your garden only to find 24 hours later they’re gone well that’s because you didn’t build a host environment for the adults see it’s not the adult insects that usually eat the […]

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Pesticides In Drinking Water: 5 Things To Know

Our Water Nerds get lots of questions about pesticides contaminating drinking water, so we put together a quick video that answers the FIVE most frequently asked questions. Q1 Which Pesticides Are Most Commonly Found In US Water Systems? The most comprehensive information available about pesticides at the national level is part of a 10-year program […]

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