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Pesticides: a necessary evil for farmers?

Farmers use chemical crop protection agents to optimize their yields and keep weeds and pests at bay. But pesticide residues can remain in the soil or seep into bodies of water. The Swiss government wants to reduce the burden and environmental risk. However, farmers are already opposing the idea. (SRF/swissinfo.ch)

This content was published on September 22, 2016 - 11:00

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