Heavy Snow and Cold Means Diseases for Wheat Growers
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wheat farmers, like their counterparts in Washington and Idaho, are using additional fungicide treatments to stave off stripe rust this year.
Capital Press reports that a heavier than normal snowfall and extended periods of cold and rain resulted in conditions ideal fo…
Glyphonsate Not Carcinogen; Farmers Getting Older
**EPA’s conclusion that glyphosate is “not likely” to cause cancer in humans has received a mixed review from a scientific review panel.
According to the report, the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel “was sp…