The Environmental Protection Agency has given farmers the OK to continue to spray the controversial weedkiller dicamba. The chemical is prone to blowing in the wind and damaging other vegetation.
The state of California will move forward with labeling glyphosate as a "possible carcinogen."
The herbicide is suspected of drifting in the wind to neighboring farms and causing widespread damage.
There are few inexpensive and low-labor options to control the aggressive field invaders, which potentially cut into their profits.
As many as 2 million acres of soybeans may have been harmed by a popular weedkiller drifting into neighboring fields.
After dueling reviews of research studies, scientific panels are having a hard time agreeing whether the most common weed killer in the U.S. can cause cancer.
A new type of genetically engineered crop is tempting farmers to use a weedkiller illegally. The illicit chemical use has damaged nearby crops.
An EU proposal to extend the sale of the chemical in Monsanto's Roundup has failed to garner enough support in the EU.
The European Commission has put a moratorium on the use of two weed killers that disrupt human hormones.
New research from the Scripps Institute for Oceanography says the monarch butterfly population may be beyond recovery in the next 20 years.
New research shows for the first time that bacteria exposed to small amounts of household herbicides can become resistant to antibiotics.
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In 2005, USDA researcher Dana Blumenthal set out to document what effect climate change will have on large swathes of grassland.
Monsanto and Dow Chemical have been developing new genetically-modified seeds, but the USDA has hit the brakes on their release to market.
Indiana Farmer Vernon Bowman faced a cold reception in the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
According a recent study, herbicide use has increased by 527 million pounds since herbicide resistant GMOs first hit the scene in 1996.
A study conducted by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh reveals that America's most popular weedkiller can turn frog larvae into freaks of nature.
An herbicide once touted as an environmentally friendly option to traditional herbicides is responsible for thousands of tree deaths.
Weeds are not the only things becoming resistant to popular chemical pesticides, insect populations are affected as well.