In the News | Pesticide Drift

Pesticide Drift Threatens Organic Farms

Growers are being forced to move plants indoors, as pesticide drift threatens organic farms. Read about it: “Pesticide Drift Threatens Organic Farms.” NPR 3 August 2015

Pesticide drift issues continue in Minnesota

As issues continue to grow in regards to pesticide drift, GenZ’s precision spray technology and recapture system will be the solution. A Kragnes farmer is suing a Moorhead-based agricultural pesticide applicator for dousing him with pesticides while he was working on his family’s farm three years ago, causing what he alleges are serious, long-term health…

Catch my drift: monitoring for pesticides in Iowa

Many Iowa growers are experiencing damage to their sensitive crops due to pesticide drift, one of the main areas GenZ Technology can provide a solution to in regards to pesticide spraying. According to Practical Farmers of Iowa, there were nearly 200 reported instances of pesticide drift in the state last year, although many go unseen…

In some of Alaska’s most pristine parks, fish show traces of banned pesticides

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Water Resources Association examines the far-reaching effects of pesticide drift. New research shows that traces of pesticides that have long been outlawed, are showing up in some Alaska fish. Read about it: Rosen, Yereth. “In some of Alaska’s most pristine parks, fish show traces of…