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IPM, Antibiotics, and Fire Blight- is there a happy medium?

Originally posted on fair food field notes:
Applpy over at Thought + Food recently published an interesting article talking about increased antibiotic use in organic pear and apple orchards.  These antibiotics—Streptomycin and Oxytetracycline—are used to combat fire blight, a contagious…

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