Pesticide reduction in the McKenzie River Watershed

Pesticide reduction in the McKenzie River Watershed
EWEB teamed up with the Oregon Hazelnut Commission, Oregon State University and McKenzie River farmers to find ways to reduce pesticide use near the river, which is Eugene’s sole source of drinking water. After a three-year pilot project, results showed hazelnut farmers were able to cut their use of pesticides by a whopping 60-75 percent. View the video to learn how.