Environmental Issues: Health
Fields of Change
A New Crop of American Farmers Finds Alternatives to Pesticides
The text and profiles in this online report are excerpted from NRDC's July 1998 study profiling 22 farmers from 16 states. Despite a significant number of barriers, these farmers are switching from conventional pest management to profitable alternative agricultural practices that substantially reduce pesticide use.
For printed copies of the complete report, see our Publications List.