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#184 - Agent Orange

https://theleagueofnerdsradio.files.wordpress.com/2017/09/184.mp3

The tactical herbicide Agent Orange, which was used in South-east Asia by the United States Department of Defence during the Vietnam War, was made from equal parts of the n–butyl esters of 2,4,5-T and 2,4,-D. 91 more words

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BASF to acquire significant parts of Bayer’s seed and non-selective herbicide businesses

BASF has signed an agreement to acquire significant parts of Bayer’s seed and non-selective herbicide businesses. Bayer intends to divest these assets in the context of its planned acquisition of Monsanto. 457 more words

A Wayward Weedkiller Divides Farm Communities, Harms Wildlife

When a drifting weed killer hit America’s farming heartland this summer, it damaged crops and friendships. The chemical could also be bad news for other vegetation, as well as bees and butterflies. 41 more words

OPB - Oregon Public Broadcasting

Heres what a spokesperson for Stop Spraying N.B had to say about the movement.


I recently had the opportunity to speak to a director and spokesperson for the Stop Spraying New Brunswick movement that has been gaining more and more attention over the last few months. 1,591 more words

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Monsanto's Roundup-Ready XTend: Dicamba & Roundup. The Poison Treadmill Continues

To battle the super weed crisis that American farmers have experienced with Roundup’s failure, the FDA approved  GMO (genetically modified) dicamba-resistant soybean & cotton crops.  This follows on the heels of the EPA green light for the “new &  improved” Roundup, Monsanto’s Xtend, a marriage between Roundup and Dicamba. 351 more words

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Monsanto Strikes Again - Richard Wolff

Absolutely typical responses from Monsanto.  They are always my #1 vote for Evil Psychopathic Corporations.

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