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Join the Ladybug Lovely

by Shelly Connor — last modified Aug 17, 2010 04:17 PM
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Ladybugs are great at protecting our gardens from pests and pesticides. The same can be said for NCAP members who join the Ladybug Lovely monthly giving program. read more...

Pesticide Maker Doesn't Like What the EPA Has to Say About Their Product

by Shelly Connor — last modified Jul 19, 2010 01:13 PM
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Syngenta is not happy with the review done by EPA of their product atrazine. Big surprise. Syngenta went so far as to "call the review 'redundant' and say studies that conclude the pesticide is harmful are 'bogus.' The company says the new review is nothing more than 'an unprecedented war on agriculture by anti-pesticide activists.' " read more...

2011 Grower's Own Conference

by Shelly Connor — last modified Jul 13, 2010 03:45 PM

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NCAP Has A New Look!

by Shelly Connor — last modified Jul 02, 2010 07:47 PM

As you probably figured out already, NCAP has a new website and a new look! We are excited to roll out the new website and our new blog! Now it will be even easier to stay up to date on the most current pesticide news and information. read more...

It is Bug Season!

by Shelly Connor — last modified Jul 02, 2010 07:07 PM

NRDC just recently published a report about how to keep those pesky summer bugs at bay and featured some of NCAP's useful facts on effective alternatives. A lot of bugs sprays and repellents are full of toxic ingredients that are linked to things such as blisters, rashes, mood changes and insomnia. read more...

EPA Forced to Review Pesticide Testing on Humans

by Shelly Connor — last modified Jun 25, 2010 12:14 PM

It sounds like a horror movie, but unfortunately it is all true. Industry thinks it is okay to test pesticides and their toxicity on actual human subjects. Literally, humans were being used as lab rats for the industry to spray these poisons directly on their skin, walking into vapor chambers filled with the pesticides and more. However, the EPA is now taking action to eliminate this terrible practice. read more...

Environmental Contaminants Have a Strong Link to Cancer

by Shelly Connor — last modified May 26, 2010 08:05 PM
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The President's Cancer Panel Report highlights that environmental contaminants have a stronger link to cancer risk than previously understood. read more...