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.
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.
As someone once commented on another one of my ‘obnoxious weed’ recipes, if you can’t beat ‘em, EAT ‘EM!
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.
Conflicting interpretations of scientific research have led various authorities to issue different levels of concern over pesticide use.
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.
A New York Times investigation showing questionable gains from GMO crops over the last twenty years has sparked a new round of controversy.
Genetically modified crops replaced insecticides, and, at first, some herbicides. But herbicide use has rebounded.
The agrochemical giant rejected Bayer's offer, but says it's open to further negotiations with the German pharmaceutical company.
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.
EPA received new information that suggests the herbicide Enlist Duo is more toxic to plants than the agency previously thought.
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.
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.
Farmers fighting herbicide-resistant weeds will likely look to spray more chemicals. Researchers are trying to determine which herbicides could cause cancer.
Here are five things you should know about the World Health Organization saying Roundup could cause cancer.
Farmers who switch from Roundup to Enlist will be nearly doubling the amount of chemicals they pour on their land.
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.