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EPA Expresses Concern Regarding Potential Development of 2,4-D-Resistant Weeds

I am not surprised that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) went ahead and registered Enlist Duo™, Dow Agrosciences’ pesticide cocktail made for spraying on corn and soybean crops genetically engineered (GE) to be tolerant of it. 651 more words

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Council plans more road-side spraying.

An example of NOT caring for the land and water.

More road-side spraying. Examples in photos below.

6 months after spraying. Stronger than ever as resistance develops. 74 more words

How IPM can help with “superweeds”

Yesterday Paul Hollis from Southeast Farm Press wrote an eloquent and fact-filled blog about the myths behind “superweeds,” based on a new fact sheet published by the Weed Science Society of America… 899 more words

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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

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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

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