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JoAnne Skelly: Is it safe? Pesticide risk

As 2012 winds down, here is something to think for 2013 when you are planning a pest management program for your landscape. Are pesticides safe? People interpret the term “safe” differently. To some, it means that no precautions are necessary when using a pesticide. Some think that “all natural” means “non-toxic.” Imagine if you were asking your doctor about the safety of a new drug. It may satisfy you to hear the doctor say, “It’s safe.” However, you may want to know about the potential risks and precautions in order to feel satisfied that you’re getting the whole story from …

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