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EPA registers 2, 4-D herbicide with restrictions

The EPA is registering the herbicide, Enlist Duo with first-time ever restrictions to manage the problem of resistant weeds. The pesticide is for use in controlling weeds in corn and soybeans genetically-engineered (GE) to tolerate 2,4-D and glyphosate.  476 more words


7 ft. tall 'super weed' threatens crops in Upper Midwest

A tough new weed is threatening to crush crops across the Upper Midwest, and a lot of farmers are worried. The  “super weed,” palmer amaranth, is highly resistant to herbicides and grows so tall and thick that it can stop combines in their tracks. 422 more words


Invader Batters Rural America, Shrugging Off Herbicides

In the New York Times, August 11, 2014

By Michael Wines

The Terminator — that relentless, seemingly indestructible villain of the 1980s action movie — is back. 1,214 more words