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Strawberry grower fined, told to destroy crop

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Central Coast strawberry farmer has agreed to pay a fine and destroy some of his berries after state regulators found he used an illegal pesticide on them. The California Department […]

06/20/2013

Rice field workers. (Photo: California Conservation)

Calif. groups seek ban on rice pesticide

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California environmentalists say a proposal by state pesticide regulators to allow spraying of a controversial pesticide on rice fields in the Sacramento Valley could harm aquatic organisms and honeybees.

03/30/2013

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