Articles tagged with: pesticides

30 April 2015

Pesticides could be killing bees at local wineries

Posted in Local, Regional

Ore. --- The early warm weather had a Dundee Winery thinking they would have a good year with the help of the pollenating bees, that is until all three of their hives died, sparking suspicion. It’ ...

31 October 2014

Push to ban pesticide use in Josephine County

Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- There's a push to ban the use of pesticides by governments and corporations in Josephine County. If passed, Measure 17-63 would prohibit the use of pesticides on all lands ...

12 May 2014

Oregon winemakers warn against herbicide 2,4-D

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- With the heat in the forecast the Oregon Winegrowers Association is selling signs to warn people about 2, 4-D. The signs alert farmers about the dangers the herbicide can have on g ...

12 May 2014

No spray warning near Portland vineyards

Posted in Regional, Health

Portland, Ore. -- The Oregon Winegrowers Association is making fence post signs available for local wineries and vineyard owners to increase awareness about the risks of herbicide drift. There's gro ...