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European Journal of Cancer Prevention

Report finds no causal association between atrazine and cancer

[ 0 ] September 6, 2012

Abstract from the European Journal of Cancer Prevention: …We reviewed the Environmental Protection Agency and Panel reports in the context of all the epidemiologic studies on the specific cancers of interest. A weight-of-evidence approach leads to the conclusion that there is no causal association between atrazine and cancer and that occasional positive results can be […]


Documentaries, website show herbicide atrazine helps save water and conserve soil

[ 0 ] May 9, 2012

From Syngenta Crop Protection: Syngenta today announced the launch of a new website, “Saving the Oasis,” featuring three short documentaries that tell the story of how atrazine helps modern farmers protect precious water and soil resources while aiding the environment and economy. The site also contains information about other Syngenta efforts that help farmers preserve […]

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Documentary Film “Last Call at the Oasis” Gets Facts Wrong About Atrazine

[ 0 ] May 7, 2012

From Syngenta Crop Protection: The documentary movie “Last Call at the Oasis” dramatizes a real crisis—the global shortage of clean water. But the film gets key facts wrong about atrazine, a herbicide that is not only safe, but actually protects clean water and saves land from cultivation. If not corrected, this negative spin could lead […]

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Modern farming is grounds for Earth Day celebration

[ 0 ] April 20, 2012

From Syngenta Crop Protection: Modern farming practices such as conservation tillage and no-till farming are responsible for significant environmental benefits often overlooked by Earth Day observers. With no-till, farmers plant crops and control weeds without turning the soil. This method decreases erosion, reduces fuel use and improves water quality. In addition to the environmental benefits, […]