Texas Ag Chief OKs Use Of Poison To Bring A 'Hog Apocalypse'The Texas agriculture commissioner approved the use of a poison that he says may herald a "feral hog apocalypse" in a state where an estimated 2.5 million hogs roam.
USDA Declines To Pay For Cows, Crops Poisoned By PesticideThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has refused to pay claims filed by two Idaho families who contend its pesticide treatment contaminated their crops and poisoned a cattle herd.
Dallas Woman Claims West Nile Spray Made Her SickWhat's worse, West Nile Virus? Or the pesticide used to kill the mosquitoes that carry it?
Aerial Spray Planes Take Off Over Dallas CountyThe planes took off from Executive Airport in South Oak Cliff just after 9:30 Thursday evening under perfect weather conditions.
West Nile Spraying Could Affect North Texas BeesGround and aerial pesticides are expected to help kill off mosquitoes carrying the dreaded West Nile Virus. But, the pesticides could also affect another important insect, one that's vital to our food supply.
Dallas County Set To Start Aerial Spraying This WeekDuring a Dallas County Commissioners Court meeting Tuesday leaders agreed aerial spraying for the West Nile Virus should begin. County lleaders are now waiting for 5 p.m. Wednesday, the deadline given to mayors to submit their opinions on spraying in their individual cities.
West Nile Aerial Spraying Causing ConcernAerial spraying will be the next tool put to work in North Texas’ ongoing battle with West Nile Virus infected mosquitoes. Ground spraying is scheduled in at least four North Texas cities, but it’s the pesticides dumped by planes that have some concerned.
Environment Group Releases 'Dirty Dozen' Produce List Don't pick up that piece of fruit just yet, a Washington, D.C. based environmental group wants you to know what to look out for in the produce section.