December 3, 2022
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Use of pesticides growing at Central Coast strawberry farms

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A field worker picks strawberries in Ventura County, where the application of some pesticides has increased in recent years. The use of chloropicrin in Central Coast strawberry fields has climbed as the state tightened regulations on more hazardous pesticides, forcing growers to resort to less effective alternatives. Strawberries are the top agricultural commodity in Ventura…

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