Learn the facts regarding the pesticide glyphosate as Kaci Buhl, Oregon State Extension gives a detailed description of glyphosate, including its history, mode of action, and physical properties. Kaci will move into greater detail about its potential to cause cancer, reviewing several epidemiological studies, examining the odds ratios, and stepping into the risk-assessor’s shoes. In addition, Kaci will discuss recent news articles about glyphosate, and answer questions.
Kaci Buhl is an Associate Professor of Practice at Oregon State University (OSU). She coordinates the Statewide Pesticide Safety Education Program, working to educate professional pesticide applicators. On the national level, Ms. Buhl is the Deputy Director of the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative, which creates pesticide manuals, exams, and other resources for professionals. She studied integrated pest management (IPM) at Michigan State University and previously coordinated the National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC).
*Continuing garden education credit