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Cover image for ERS report "Pesticide Use in U.S. Agriculture: 21 Selected Crops, 1960-2008" (EIB-124) This report examines trends in pesticide use in U.S. agriculture from 1960 to 2008, focusing on 21 crops that account for more than 70 percent of pesticide use, and identifies the factors affecting these trends.

Keywords: Pesticide trends, herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, corn, soybeans, cotton, potatoes, wheat

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Last updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014

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