Sunday, July 25, 2021

Tag: dicamba

EPA extends use of Monsanto’s controversial pesticide dicamba on GM soybean...

"Simply adding more use restrictions to an uncontrollable pesticide that already comes with 39 pages of instructions and limitations reflects a broken process."

Monsanto giving cash to farmers who use controversial pesticide

Meanwhile, regulators in North Dakota, Missouri and Arkansas are taking steps to set restrictions on dicamba-based herbicides.

What is pesticide drift – and why is it so dangerous?

Drift of the pesticide dicamba has been linked to crop damage in 25 states this year.

Monsanto ignored warnings about dicamba risks as far back as 2011

Monsanto steadfastly denies responsibility.

Lawsuit against Monsanto for killing farmer’s crops

The lawsuit hopes permanent injunctions will be placed on these large companies, forcing them to stop selling and marketing their dicamba herbicide.

EPA approval of Monsanto’s dicamba will ‘massively increase use of toxic...

The Center for Biological Diversity said the new EPA decision will open the door for dicamba use to jump from less than 1 million pounds to more than 25 million annually.

10 States Report Crop Damage From Illegal Dicamba Use on Monsanto’s...

Hundreds of thousands of soybean and cotton crops have been negatively impacted by the apparent misuse of the drift-prone herbicide dicamba on Monsanto’s Roundup.

3 Major Problems With Monsanto’s New GMO Soybeans

The promise of Monsanto's splashy new bean appears to be short-sighted, leaving farmers with the much worse end of the bargain.

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