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Seed firms on Kauai report data on pesticide use to state

Companies follow guidelines of a new voluntary Good Neighbor Program

By Rosemarie Bernardo

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 16, 2014

~~<p>The state Department of Agriculture posted on its website Wednesday the amounts of restricted-use pesticides sprayed on fields by biotech companies on Kauai in December under the agency's voluntary disclosure program.</p>
<p>The data are based on the first monthly report submitted by seed companies Syngenta, DuPont Pioneer, Dow AgroSciences and BASF, as well as Kauai Coffee, the largest coffee grower in the state.</p>
~~

The state Department of Agriculture posted on its website Wednesday the amounts of restricted-use pesticides sprayed on fields by biotech companies on Kauai in December under the agency's voluntary disclosure program.

The data are based on the first monthly report submitted by seed companies Syngenta, DuPont Pioneer, Dow AgroSciences and BASF, as well as Kauai Coffee, the largest coffee grower in the state. Login for more...



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