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Industry to air concerns about herbicide-resistant weeds

The Pacific Northwest agricultural industry will discuss herbicide resistance developing in weeds at a Jan. 24 listening session in Pasco, Wash.

Concerns about the increasing number of cases of herbicide-resistant weeds have prompted the industry to hold seven listening sessions across the country to look for answers. 10 more words

Capital Press

Washington state backs spraying herbicide in bay

The Washington Department of Ecology wants to allow shellfish farmers to continue spraying an herbicide in Willapa Bay for at least two more years to kill non-native eelgrass that smothers commercial clam beds. 30 more words

Daily Astorian

Roundup herbicide found in Cheerios, among other best-selling American food products

Jenna Ladd | December 16, 2016

The active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup Ready herbicide, glyphosate, has been detected at high levels in a variety of best-selling food products in the United States. 479 more words

Farming

Those Darn Weeds!

Weeds. Those evil plants that rudely push their way into your garden, crowd out your vegetable crops, rob them of nutrients, reduce your yields, and generally look plain ugly. 396 more words

Gardening

Canada's New Food Labels Won't Include GMO Information

From Epoch Times, by Étienne Parent

Companies can voluntarily add genetically modified ingredient information, says CFIA

The federal government is in the process of revamping Canada’s food labelling system, but the new labels won’t state whether a particular product contains genetically modified ingredients. 623 more words

Environmental

The EPA just approved another toxic herbicide for Monsanto

As universities across the country hold cry-ins, counseling sessions, and post-election therapy events, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has quietly approved Monsanto’s new drift-prone herbicide, which will further poison, emasculate, and weaken the population. 708 more words

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