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Andre Leu international director of Regeneration International

Opinion: Pesticide Safety Unproven (André Leu)

It might surprise you to learn that there is no scientific proof of safety for the majority of the pesticides, additives or chemicals that companies put in our food and our body care and household products. Most are not tested, and when there is testing, it misses the vast majority of diseases at the normal […]

A cornfield aerial view with weeds. Knowing what weeds are growing in your fields, and why, will help you manage your soil health.

Weed Management Techniques for Corn Growers

The simple truth is that nearly all weeds grow best in poor soil—unbalanced, tight, depleted, “dead” soil. And that is just what our modern agricultural methods have created over the last few decades.

Front cover of the Myths of Safe Pesticides book

Book excerpt: The Myths of Safe Pesticides by André Leu

In his book The Myths of Safe Pesticides, organic agriculturist and lecturer André Leu delves into scientific research to present evidence dispelling the claims of chemical companies and pesticide regulators that pesticide, herbicide and insecticide products are safe when used as directed. Leu breaks down the five most-repeated myths about pesticide safety, refuting them using […]