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Bombshell in Beltsville: The USDA and the challenge of Silent Spring



Bombshell in Beltsville: The USDA and the challenge of Silent Spring



The history of agriculture and the environment: 151-170



This paper focuses on the response of the USDA and the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) to the publication of Rachel Carson's book 'Silent Spring' expressing concern at the excessive use of pesticides and its effect on the environment.

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