Pesticides row highlights "green farming" split

James S Murray
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As organic movement claims victory, some experts argue EU decision to ban 22 pesticides will actually harm the environment

A row is brewing between the UK and the EU over controversial new pesticide legislation that threatens to highlight a schism in environmental opinion on what exactly constitutes sustainable agriculture....

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