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April 15, 2019

 

Farmers Running Out Of Easy Options As Weeds Outsmart Weedkillers

In the long-running war between farmers and weeds, it's advantage, weeds. Scientists in Kansas have found examples of the dreaded pigweed that are immune to the newest weed-killing technologies.

November 13, 2018

 

EPA Says Farmers Can Keep Using Weedkiller Blamed For Vast Damage

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.

October 16, 2018

 

A Weedkiller’s Been Banned, But Farmers Are Still Spraying It

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.

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