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MIKE OMEG says a new pest has forced the use of a strong pesticide.

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New pest brings stronger pesticide back to cherry orchards

Sprayers are taking more care to avoid streams in application ­The good news is the median level of malathion detected in local streams dropped 82 percent in 2012 from 2011 — despite the fact that its use has stayed the same.


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