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ABC 8.30pm tonight.

 

Cheers Fred.


Posted 08 October 2018 - 06:58 AM

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I'll watch...   I'm sure most of us don't give it the respect it deserves...  like wearing proper masks and Safety gear ...me included.

This episode would be about Monsanto and Round up ..I'm guessing


Posted 08 October 2018 - 07:39 AM

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Love Four Corners but i find that each month they run 3 really good stories and then one more to fill in the mth when the money runs out. This is that cheap story.


Posted 08 October 2018 - 03:19 PM

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Love Four Corners but i find that each month they run 3 really good stories and then one more to fill in the mth when the money runs out. This is that cheap story.

 

You've seen it ?

 

Ive been using it for a loooonng time & probably still will ?

Im going in with an open mind.

Just as I write this, I see its also a story on the news tonight. 

 

Cheers Fred.


Posted 08 October 2018 - 04:43 PM

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I've backed away from everything except Glypho and, very rarely, Dicamba/MCPA - I just don't advertise spraying any more and am almost never asked for it - I have a 5ltr bottle sprayer with glypho in the ute that I use on path weeds for good clients as part of the service -

 

but after the Monsanto settlement in the states hit the news I had a couple people ask me what was in the sprayer - I hope the show isn't going to be a beat up but not confident.


Posted 08 October 2018 - 06:43 PM

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You've seen it ?

 

Ive been using it for a loooonng time & probably still will ?

Im going in with an open mind.

Just as I write this, I see its also a story on the news tonight. 

 

Cheers Fred.

 

No havent seen it but there was a lot of talk about the impending episode on ABC Radio today. Seriously not worth watching, just a summary of everything thats happened in the US and Europe of late which is pretty much still ......ZERO.

 

It will pretty much have dramatic music and tension but no actual findings. This is when 4 Corners really forks me off.


Posted 08 October 2018 - 06:54 PM

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Correct me if i am wrong but there is no more Monsanto is there?


Posted 08 October 2018 - 07:16 PM

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re the US courts and the massive payout....they also just appointed a rapist to the supreme court


Posted 08 October 2018 - 07:21 PM

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And you know he is a Rapist how exactly?


Posted 08 October 2018 - 07:23 PM

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i was waiting for them to give me tips on mixing it in my backpack sprayer....lol 

 

here is a tip i read a few days ago...I'm sure most of you know about it ...

 

Mix 10mls of veggie oil per liter as well as a slurp of dish-washing liquid...

 

apparently the veggie oil really makes it stick...    

 

Ive been using the dish washing liquid...  but i will try the veggie oil on my next round...

 

not sure i would use the veggie oil in a bindie mix....   just a Glypho mix


Posted 08 October 2018 - 08:21 PM

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Correct me if i am wrong but there is no more Monsanto is there?

Haven't followed it very closely but this is the settlement I was thinking of:-

 

http://www.abc.net.a...armers/10114832

 

about to start on ABC anyway.


Posted 08 October 2018 - 08:27 PM

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Correct me if i am wrong but there is no more Monsanto is there?

Montsanto have been bought out by Bayer...  or so the 4 corners said


Posted 08 October 2018 - 08:30 PM

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I've backed away from everything except Glypho and, very rarely, Dicamba/MCPA - I just don't advertise spraying any more and am almost never asked for it - I have a 5ltr bottle sprayer with glypho in the ute that I use on path weeds for good clients as part of the service -
 
but after the Monsanto settlement in the states hit the news I had a couple people ask me what was in the sprayer - I hope the show isn't going to be a beat up but not confident.


I’m with you, don’t want to end up the the crazy pesticide guy. I try and steer people into a bottle of weed n feed from the supermarket that they can do themselves for broadleaf. Besides, there’s more money in mowing the clover 3 times in spring than spraying it.

I don’t really use glyph without asking first, particularly in backyards especially if the customer has kids. I’d use less than 1 litre a year I think.
Posted 09 October 2018 - 05:02 PM

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I don’t really use glyph without asking first, particularly in backyards especially if the customer has kids. I’d use less than 1 litre a year I think.

Yep, I'd get through about 2 Bunnings 1ltr bottles a year - when I first started back in the game I did a job to poison some overgrown small pavers with once a year path weeder - god that stuff smells like Bhopal, Chernobyl, and Fukushima distilled into a bottle - decided never again - no scientific basis for it - might be less toxic than weed and feed for all I know - but I just decided I wanted to use as little as possible of any of it - will have to look at alternatives to glypho - I've seen a vinegar mix on google.


Posted 09 October 2018 - 08:55 PM

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l buy 20lt drums lol


Posted 09 October 2018 - 09:14 PM

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I make great money out of spraying jobs.....


Posted 09 October 2018 - 09:40 PM

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I make great money out of spraying jobs.....

 

 

Same, I also get lot of satisfaction out of solving customers weed issues. Love going back to a customers and seeing zero weed issues compared to my first visit.


Posted 14 October 2018 - 03:25 PM

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Bayer who took over Monsanto (makers of the gas that poisoned the Jews during WWII) say that they believe the science, and they are correct. Ive studied heaps of pharmaceutical trial papers having sold drugs for years. The levels for normal glyphosate use do not have statistical data to show cause cancer. The people on 4 Corners were basically soaked in the stuff over years and who knows what pre existing morbidity. 

I reckon much about nothing.

http://npic.orst.edu...glyphotech.html


Posted 14 October 2018 - 03:43 PM

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Seriously if you need to spray 600ltrs of glyphosate a day with a backpack sprayer look for a different option. A jury doesn’t decide science.
Posted 14 October 2018 - 05:58 PM

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From what I've read - although their was that large $289 million payout to a school grounds keeper in the US, their is no proven link between glyphosate and cancer.

https://www.consumer...ndup-dangerous/
Posted 20 October 2018 - 06:59 PM




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