Bob Quinn: It’s time to break our addiction to farm chemicals


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"I never questioned our use of fertilizer and herbicide: these were new tools that my dad quickly adopted after a little experimentation, as he thought they could help us be better farmers and make more money. 

I didn't disagree: everyone was using them. We were told they were safe, effective and a good investment. 

All through my youth on the farm and in agriculture classes from high school through my PhD in plant biochemistry at UC Davis, I heard nothing but positive things about the chemical industrial model that had taken hold in rural America."

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