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Dorset chalk downland site sprayed with herbicide and re-seeded for farming.

It seems almost inconceivable that 20 years has passed since a Chalk Downland Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) was ploughed up in Sussex. The Offham Down case became a minor cause celebre during the election campaign of 1997 which swept Tony Blair to power – remember him? 1,291 more words

Agriculture

Herbicides Market Syngenta Primed to Sell Herbicide Products With Talinor for Wheat

The Herbicides Market deals with the development and manufacture of chemicals which are primarily utilized to eliminate or control plants which are unnecessary during cultivation. Herbicide products make sure that the main crop is not harmed in any way. 421 more words

Global Dicamba Herbicide Sales Market Report 2017

In this report, the global Dicamba Herbicide market is valued at USD XX million in 2016 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of 2022, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2016 and 2022. 214 more words

Market Research

Organic Forms of Weed Control

Our customers, and the customers of many other landscaping companies, are increasingly curious about organic forms of weed control. Traditional herbicides like Round-Up concern them; they worry that pets, children, and the environment may be at risk from harmful chemical toxins. 567 more words

a legal step forward in the fight against herbicides

Monsanto’s Roundup is facing increasing legal pressure with it’s active ingredient being labeled as potential carcinogen.  From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s marquee product, Roundup, is coming under fire from hundreds of legal challenges across the U.S., with individuals alleging that the herbicide is carcinogenic and linked to cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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Food + Ag Politics

Dear Scott Pruitt: Is this Atrazine's DDT moment?

Dear Mr. Pruitt, I imagine there must be some angst these days about Atrazine.  With the 2016 EPA reevaluation concluding that the herbicide isn’t as safe as we all once thought, I am sure growers and consumers are anxious about which way the agency will swing: to ban or not to ban.   669 more words

EPA Official Accused of Helping Monsanto ‘Kill’ Cancer Study on That Herbicide Kiwis Spray Everywhere

The Environmental Protection Agency official who was in charge of evaluating the cancer risk of Monsanto Co.’s Roundup allegedly bragged to a company executive that he deserved a medal if he could kill another agency’s investigation into the herbicide’s key chemical. 226 more words

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