The EPA announced last week that the agency is considering changes that would allow them to veto state restriction on pesticides that are more strict than federal rules.
The latest on the federal jury's decision that found Roundup to be the likely cause of a California resident's cancer.
Regulators in Arkansas voted to allow some use of the herbicide dicamba that was previously banned after complaints that it causes damage to nearby crops.
Some farmers say they're buying a popular new soybean seed partly because they're afraid of crop damage from herbicide drift. A new lawsuit claims the seed maker is violating antitrust laws.
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.
Many farmers are defying efforts by regulators to strictly limit the use of dicamba, a popular weedkiller that's prone to drifting into neighboring fields.
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry - part of the CDC and the Department of Health and Human Services - began conducting a 2015 a toxicological review of glyphosate in 2015. It has yet to be published.
In much of the Midwest, state-mandated buffer zones, for certain pesticides near schools and waterways, don’t exist.
The Department of Justice announced this week its decision to allow Bayer to purchase Monsanto, following the sale of around $9 billion in assets to chemical company BASF.
The state's summertime ban on the use of a popular weedkiller has dissolved, for now, as a result of court decisions. Some confused farmers are rethinking their plans for this year's crops.
A chemical in the weed killer Round Up is the subject of Carey Gillam's book Whitewash. Harvest Public Media interviews Gillam about the controversy.
The EPA is restricting dicamba's use, and Monsanto is selling dicamba resistant soybeans. Farmers grapple with how to proceed.
“If people trust you, science doesn’t matter. If people don’t trust you, science doesn’t matter,” says Charlie Arnot of the Center for Food Integrity.
Arkansas regulators are on a collision course with Monsanto, voting to ban use during the growing season of a drift-prone herbicide.
Superweeds are part of the reason Dicamba is causing more problems now.
The time-honored tradition of crossbreeding plants to get the best traits is no longer the primary way science is done. Now, we harness the power of Big Data.
After court documents unsealed Tuesday raised questions about research methods, Monsanto says it did not ghostwrite a 2000 study on the safety of glyphosate.
Monsanto's director of millennial engagement told Indiana Farm Bureau members to rethink how they talk about the food system with young and urban residents.
California will be the first state to label the controversial chemical glyphosate, declared safe by the EPA, and "probably carcinogenic to humans" by the IARC.
This is the fourth year Monsanto has hosted fantasy farming competitions. Schools that produce the highest yield and generate the most profit win cash prizes.