Curtis says prices for farm chemicals
vary from company to company depending on what they can buy.
The waste--likely containing excessive nutrients, farm chemicals
, antibiotics and hormones--often runs off into local water sources, contaminates soil and threatens wildlife.
But similar algae outbreaks in China during recent years, mostly on inland lakes, have been blamed on high levels of pollution from industrial sources, farm chemicals
and domestic sewage.
Agriculture consistently has the worst record for industrial deaths, major injuries and illnesses (dust, farm chemicals
In business 60 years this month, it produces farm chemicals
and fertilizers in addition to rice, soybean and wheat seed.
This can't happen where farm chemicals
kill the essential soil microbes,' says Dr Jones.
Strict new rules for farm chemicals
such as pesticides and veterinary medicines took effect in Japan on 1 June 2006.
On our own field crop farm in California, we continue to rely on farm chemicals
as we have for the past 20 years.
Breezes crossing California's agricultural heartland, the Central Valley, can ferry farm chemicals
to elevations high in the Sierra Nevadas.
Meister's Plant Protection Group also produces Farm Chemicals
International and PrecisionAg magazines.
Every year householders pay millions to remove farm chemicals
from drinking water.
To test that hypothesis, the researchers looked at urine collected from the men in the first study, and checked for the breakdown products of 15 different common farm chemicals
What water is left is polluted from eroded soil, farm chemicals
Likewise, familiar names in grain marketing, farm chemicals
, crop seeds, and farm machinery are missing from the agribusiness landscape.
Counterfeiting has also broadened from simple copies of trademarks and designs to patent piracy of high-technology in sectors ranging from electric devices to drugs and farm chemicals