Jenna Armstrong

Pesticides Highest Outside Washington Farmworkers’ Homes, Near Fields

Farmworking families have long been concerned by pesticides used in nearby fields. A new study—the first to use a long-term, more inexpensive sampler—confirms that two of the most commonly used pesticides are present inside and outside of rural homes.

Passive Sampling Method Increases Range for Detecting Airborne Pesticides

A major obstacle to comprehensively detecting airborne pesticides in the environment is that traditional sampling devices are only able to monitor limited areas. Now, a method to passively sample the air for pesticides has been developed.
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