Bird Health Awareness Week

Photo courtesy of Shutterstock The Biosecurity for Birds campaign is for every bird owner, whether backyard-chicken keepers or farmers. As part of the upcoming Bird Health Awareness Week, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service will launch the Biosecurity for Birds campaign, with activities and programs that will educate the […]

EPA Opens Comments Period for Proposed Atrazine Ban

Photo courtesy of Tom Brakefield/Stockbyte/Thinkstock The EPA is taking steps toward banning the popular herbicide atrazine, a known endocrine disruptor. Spurred by a petition beefed up with more than 60,000 signatures and emails, the EPA opened a Notice of Availability on September 14 for a possible ban on the popular herbicide atrazine. The Notice of […]