In 2012, WSDA
worked on a project with the University of Washington's Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center to develop "Practical Solutions for Pesticide Safety." Conversations with growers and farmworkers allowed the study group to develop common-sense recommendations that were affordable and effective at protecting pesticide handlers and their families.
Nearly two-thirds who answered a WSDA
survey said the quality or marketability of their crops suffered in the state's first drought in a decade.
Several of the samples collected by WSDA
for pesticide residue analysis tested positive, including two clothing samples from farmworkers that tested positive for triflumizole.
Farmers who rent the MPPU, however, must have the WSDA
food processors license.
Chemical companies and the WSDA
allowed and enabled the soil I have nurtured all this time to become contaminated.
Lure pouches are concealed by WSDA
to make them safer to use in homeowners' yards.
When AMVAC Chemical Corporation (AMVAC), the registrant of mevinphos, learned that their highly toxic products, Phosdrin IPA 4 and Phosdrin 4 EC, would be widely used by apple growers in 1993, the company asked WSDA
to require additional safety measures.
Over the years Mayer has been involved with more than 30 horticulture organizations including the WSDA
Commodity Inspection Service Advisory Committee, WSDA
Farmworker Education Program, WSDA
Future of Farming Initiative, WA L & I Cholinesterase Monitoring Stakeholder Group, Hort.
Covington, GA, November 01, 2011 --(PR.com)-- KRS' new contract provides back-office support allowing WSDA
staff to track licenses, registrations, reports and certifications while automating real-time online processes for fee payments, information updating and data searching.
Farmers who sell their agricultural and food products directly to consumers now have a new tool to help launch a business or expand into new products: the Washington State Department of Agriculture's (WSDA
) Small Farm & Direct Marketing Handbook.
During inspections of the farm, officials from the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA
) noted mud and manure accumulation in the entrance to the milking parlor and on the rubber mats covering the dirt floors of the parlor.