Why Pesticides Should be a Favorite Thing

CEI_logo-2“Why Anti-Pesticide Campaigns do Unintended Harm,” by Angela Logomasini.black_widow150
Black spots on roses and flea bites on kittens; blight fallen petals and overwrought Britons. These are just a few unfavorable things associated with “green” attacks on pesticides. While pesticides have risks that must be managed, they also provide important benefits to farmers, gardeners and consumers. These benefits are being lost in a politically correct sea of regulations and blind support for everything “organic.” News stories have begun to highlight just some of the problems associated with a foolhardy fear of pesticides. Let’s start with a very unfavorable thing: black-widow spiders are increasingly finding a home among organically grown grapes. … Read More.

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