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EPA nixes approval of new weed killer for engineered crops

posted on November 25, 2015 at 10:42 AM

The EPA announced the decision after receiving new information from manufacturer Dow AgroSciences that a weed killer called Enlist Duo is probably more toxic to other plants than previously thought Full Story

Just-Approved Enlist Duo Herbicide Subject of Lawsuit

posted on October 24, 2014 at 6:24 PM

Just-Approved Enlist Duo Herbicide Subject of Lawsuit
It took less than a week for a lawsuit to arise in response to the government’s Oct.15 approval of a new herbicide that combines two existing weed killers. Full Story

USDA Approves New Modified Corn, Soybean Seeds

posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:22 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department has approved the use of genetically modified corn and soybean seeds that are resistant to a popular weed killer. Full Story

Beast of a Weed Creeping across Midwest from South

posted on November 1, 2013 at 10:42 AM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It's a beast of a weed, creeping north into the Midwest from cotton country. Palmer amaranth can shoot up as high as 7 feet, and just one plant can produce up to a million seeds. Herbicide is increasingly futile against... Full Story

Market to Market (May 4, 2012)

posted on May 4, 2012 at 7:32 PM

Market to Market (May 4, 2012)
Full Program: Midwest growers step up the pace of spring planting. Lawmakers ponder sweeping reforms in the next Farm Bill. And scientists advocate a multifaceted attack in the war on weeds. Market analysis with Don Roose. Full Story

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