Regarding GMO Farming and Glyphosate

To All,

According to the California Pesticide Department (www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/pur/purmain.htm ), in 2009 Sonoma County used 43,763 pounds of glyphosate and in 2010,  54,690 pounds in 2010, which is in line with national averages of increasing yearly amounts due to resistance from super weeds. Ag Commissioner Tony Linegar did support the use in some cases at our tech session.

Janus

 

Hi Janus —
We wrote about glyphosate surface water pollution in our book, but groundwater contamination is a new find.  Not too surprising.
We also wrote about injection well problems too.  It’s good to see this circulating on the internet.  I’ll pass this on to Howard..
Jane