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Strawberry Skirmish

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Strawberries are seen here growing in a field, Thursday, May 13, 2010, in Ventura, Calif. California’s strawberry fields have become the latest battleground in an ongoing series of skirmishes over pesticide use. Growers say they need state regulators to approve the use of the fumigant methyl iodide as a replacement for methyl bromide, which is being phased out to meet federal environmental guidelines. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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