USDA axes the sole national survey to chart pesticide use

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Comprehensive information about what chemicals are sprayed on food crops just got much harder to come by. The USDS recently announced that they will no longer conduct and publish annual national surveys of "which states apply the most pesticides and where bug and weed killers are most heavily sprayed to help cotton, grapes and oranges grow." The report is used extensively by farmers, environmental advocates, chemical companies

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