Friday Session III
Pesticide drift has made headlines like never before as new dicamba-resistant crops drive up the use of an old, drift-prone herbicide, impacting conventional, organic, and sustainable growers alike. Get an update on the policy and legal processes that brought these new crops to market, and what to expect for the next growing season based on government responses to the issue. Plus, learn how to recognize, document, and report pesticide drift.
Denise O’Brien and her husband raise organic fruits and vegetables for their CSA and for restaurants and grocery stores in Omaha, Neb., and Des Moines, Iowa. She is currently the chair of the Board of Directors of Pesticide Action Network.