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August 31, 2017

 

Babies Of Mothers Highly Exposed To Pesticides See Problems

Researchers matched birth records for a half-million babies born 1997-2011 to pesticide rates for one-square-mile region including the mother’s address.

July 10, 2017

 

Missouri Suspends Sales Of Controversial Pesticide Dicamba

Dicamba is suspected in the damage of tens of thousands of farm acres primarily in Arkansas, but also in southeast Missouri and in neighboring states.

July 9, 2017

 

Cream Of Lambsquarter Soup

As someone once commented on another one of my ‘obnoxious weed’ recipes, if you can’t beat ‘em, EAT ‘EM!

May 18, 2017

 

Scientists Say Don’t Cut Costs On Weed Control

Farmers have a chance to prevent a newly-arrived threat from becoming a permanent fixture. It’s an aggressive weed that’s been devastating crops in the Midwest.

May 8, 2017

 

Watch: What Are Pesticides And How Are They Used?

Conflicting interpretations of scientific research have led various authorities to issue different levels of concern over pesticide use.

December 16, 2016

 

With Invasives, Ounce Of Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure

On this week's show, we visit Sycamore Land Trust to find out what it takes to control invasive plants and restore an ecosystem to its preferred state.

November 3, 2016

 

Report Stirs Debate Over GMO Benefits

A New York Times investigation showing questionable gains from GMO crops over the last twenty years has sparked a new round of controversy.

September 6, 2016

 

How GMOs Cut Pesticide Use, And Perhaps Boosted It Again

Genetically modified crops replaced insecticides, and, at first, some herbicides. But herbicide use has rebounded.

May 26, 2016

 

Monsanto Says No To $62 Billion Bayer Buyout

The agrochemical giant rejected Bayer's offer, but says it's open to further negotiations with the German pharmaceutical company.

May 5, 2016

 

EPA Yanks Report Saying Glyphosate Is Not A Cancer Risk

The EPA says it was not ready to post a report that appeared on its website last week declaring weedkiller glyphosate unlikely to cause cancer in humans.

December 3, 2015

 

EPA Seeks To Pull New Herbicide From The Market

EPA received new information that suggests the herbicide Enlist Duo is more toxic to plants than the agency previously thought.

December 2, 2015

 

University-Made Roundup Ready Seeds Ready For Market

Imagine your fancy multi-vitamin goes generic. Then the local university adds in extra vitamins that are particularly important for people living in your area.

July 24, 2015

 

Poultry Shows Shut Down, Flan And Pickled Eggs, Ag Desk Jobs

Many poultry shows have been canceled. What this could mean for Jana Wilson's rare chicken breeds. Flan with Seth Elgar. And, farm chemicals and cancer rates.

July 20, 2015

 

Farmers Watch As Scientists Weigh In On Common Herbicides

Farmers fighting herbicide-resistant weeds will likely look to spray more chemicals. Researchers are trying to determine which herbicides could cause cancer.

March 26, 2015

 

Could Roundup Cause Cancer?

Here are five things you should know about the World Health Organization saying Roundup could cause cancer.

January 14, 2015

 

Concerns Remain Over Super Chemical To Fight Super Weeds

Farmers who switch from Roundup to Enlist will be nearly doubling the amount of chemicals they pour on their land.

November 25, 2012

Superweeds 

Roundup Resistance Leading To More Chemicals, Study Finds

After years of exposure, weeds are beginning to adapt to Roundup. As a result, farmers are using more chemicals, according to a recent study from Benbrook.

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