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House Farm Bill Seeks to Lift Crucial Environmental Safeguards

by Josh Vincent — last modified Jul 17, 2012 02:40 PM

Sections 10016 and 10017 of the House version of the farm bill would undermine longstanding safeguards designed to protect water, people, and wildlife from the impacts of pesticides. read more...

A Small Dose of Toxicology

by Josh Vincent — last modified Jul 12, 2012 04:18 PM
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Steven Gilbert's excellent book, A Small Dose of Toxicology, is now available in its 2nd edition as a free download. read more...

The Next Rachel Carson?

by Josh Vincent — last modified Jun 21, 2012 05:32 PM
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A poem on nature and pesticides by 6 year old NCAP supporter Haylee-Ann. read more...

Integrated Pest Management Prevents Toxic Exposures at Oregon Schools

by Josh Vincent — last modified Jun 21, 2012 01:36 PM
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Students aren't the only ones moving on to new things this summer. Oregon schools must comply with a new IPM law by July 1. read more...

Senate Amendments to the Farm Bill: The Good and The Bad

by Josh Vincent — last modified Jun 07, 2012 07:00 PM

What you should know about several forthcoming Food and Farm Bill amendments. read more...

Karl Arne (8/5/46 – 5/26/12)

by kleval — last modified Jun 06, 2012 04:20 PM

A tribute to NCAP board member, Karl Arne, who recently ended his battle with cancer. read more...

Grasshoppers: Defend Your Garden!

by jpovolny — last modified May 22, 2012 08:55 PM


University of Idaho Organic Research Field Day

by Josh Vincent — last modified May 22, 2012 07:10 PM


Food and Farm Bill Moving Forward

by Josh Vincent — last modified May 21, 2012 06:53 PM

A status report on the Senate version of the 2012 Food and Farm Bill. read more...

Audio Released from PIELC Panel!

by jpovolny — last modified May 08, 2012 03:41 PM

Audio of an experts panel, The Endangered Species Act as a Pesticide Reform Tool, presented by NCAP at the 2012 University of Oregon School of Law Public Interest Environmental Law Conference. read more...