17 Nov Oregon to Publish List of Permitted Pesticides
The Oregon Department of Agriculture has identified 250 pesticides that marijuana producers are permitted to use on their crops, according to The Oregonian.
The list of permitted pesticides will be posted on the state’s Department of Agriculture website in January, but includes pesticides considered to pose “minimal risk to human health” per standards set by the federal government, which sets national pesticide policy.
Most pesticides approved for use in organic agriculture would also be allowed on cannabis, the Oregonian reported.
Pesticide use has been a major obstacle for commercial growers, whose crops can be ruined by