Fwd: THE END OF WEEDING?

Robin Follette follette at ainop.com
Fri Apr 5 07:09:41 EST 2002


> > Topics will include a look a why legislation against hand-weeding has been 
> > introduced; what such a law would mean to farmers and farm workers; 


http://migration.ucdavis.edu/rmn/Archive_RMN/jun_1995-07rmn.html

http://are.berkeley.edu/APMP/pubs/sutterpubs/News.6.5Spec.Jun95.html

I found these links from 1995.  At that time it was defeated.  It's a bit more than simple weeding by hand.  The concern was in using tools with short handles, causing stooping.  

Robin
Thyme For Ewe Farm, Maine
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