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Herbicide-resistant weeds a growing problem for farmers
A growing problem is creeping up among crops throughout North Dakota and Minnesota. Some weeds have become resistant to the herbicides used to control them. In some parts of the country, growers have lost their farms because they didn’t act in time and the weeds got so out of hand, says Rich Zollinger, North Dakota State University Extension Service weed specialist.
Friday, July, 18, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

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EPA expands areas of approved use for Dow's Enlist Duo herbicide
The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday more than doubled the number of U.S. states where Dow AgroSciences' controversial new herbicide can be used.
Thursday, April, 02, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Fears over Roundup herbicide residues prompt private testing
U.S. consumer groups, scientists and food companies are testing substances ranging from breakfast cereal to breast milk for residues of the world's most widely used herbicide on rising concerns over its possible links to disease.
Thursday, April, 09, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Advocacy group offers U.S. testing for herbicide feared linked to cancer
An advocacy group seeking a ban on the world's most widely used herbicide said Wednesday it is launching a U.S. public testing project to gather data on detectable levels of the herbicide in drinking water, human urine and breast milk.
Thursday, April, 23, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Chinese citizens sue government over transparency on Monsanto herbicide
BEIJING - Three Chinese citizens are taking China's Ministry of Agriculture to court in a bid to make public a toxicology report supporting the approval of Monsanto's popular weedkiller, Roundup, 27 years ago.
Wednesday, April, 08, 2015 - Reuters - News

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EPA may recommend testing food for chemical residues
U.S. regulators may start testing food products for residues of the world's most widely used herbicide, the Environmental Protection Agency told Reuters on Friday, as public concern rises over possible links to disease.
Monday, April, 20, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Monsanto seeks retraction for report linking herbicide to cancer
Monsanto Co, maker of the world's most widely used herbicide, Roundup, wants an international health organization to retract a report linking the chief ingredient in Roundup to cancer.
Wednesday, March, 25, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Critics of Dow herbicide sue EPA over approval
A coalition of U.S. farmer and environmental groups filed a lawsuit on Oct. 22 seeking to overturn regulatory approval granted last week for an herbicide developed by Dow AgroSciences.
Thursday, October, 23, 2014 - Reuters - News

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EPA approves Dow’s Enlist herbicide for GMO soy, corn
The Environmental Protection Agency gave final approval on Oct. 15 to a new herbicide developed by Dow AgroSciences that has faced broad opposition, ordering a series of restrictions to address potential environmental and health hazards.
Wednesday, October, 15, 2014 - Reuters - News

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Fears over Roundup herbicide residues prompt private testing; NDSU agronomist reports traces in flour
U.S. consumer groups, scientists and food companies are testing substances ranging from breakfast cereal to breast milk for residues of the world’s most widely used herbicide on rising concerns over its possible links to disease.
Friday, April, 10, 2015 - - News

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Target specific weeds
URBANA, Ill. — Herbicides applied in the fall often can provide improved control of many winter annual weed species, compared with similar applications made in the spring, according to a University of Illinois weed scientist.
Monday, October, 27, 2014 - University of Illinois Urbana - News

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‘Goose grass’ in Malaysia resists 4 main chemicals
FARGO, N.D. — An Australian weed scientist has found resistance to all four major herbicides in a global grassy weed, according to a North Dakota State University specialist.
Monday, November, 10, 2014 - Agweek - News

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US Midwestern farmers fighting explosion of ‘superweeds’
Farmers in important crop-growing states should consider the environmentally unfriendly practice of deeply tilling fields to fight a growing problem with invasive “superweeds” that resist herbicides and choke crop yields, agricultural experts said this week.
Wednesday, July, 23, 2014 - - News

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EPA will require weed-resistance restrictions on key Roundup ingredient
U.S. regulators will put new restrictions on the world's most widely used herbicide to help address the rapid expansion of weeds resistant to the chemical, Reuters has learned. The Environmental Protection Agency confirmed it will require a weed resistance management plan for glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto's immensely popular Roundup weed-killer.
Wednesday, April, 01, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Large swatch of southwest ND cropland left unseeded
MOTT, N.D. - As much as 25 percent of cropland in parts of southwest North Dakota remains unseeded due to wet conditions that have lingered since late May.
Friday, June, 13, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

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WHO: Monsanto weed killer 'probably' carcinogenic
A new report from a World Health Organization agency suggests that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup, the widely used herbicide, may increase the risk of cancer.
Monday, March, 23, 2015 - Agweek - News

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Companies delay GMO crop launch, await China’s approval
Dow AgroSciences’ decision to severely restrict U.S. introduction of its Enlist genetically modified (GMO) crops and herbicide — billed as the company’s most important product launch ever — came after extensive talks with U.S. grain leaders who fear roiling trade with China, a company executive says.
Monday, November, 24, 2014 - Reuters - News

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Breeders offering corn that’s picky about pollen
Organic farmers often live on islands in a sea of genetically modified crops. More than 90 percent of the corn farmers plant is genetically modified to resist pests and herbicides.
Wednesday, March, 18, 2015 - Minnesota Public Radio News - News

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Paraquat: A controversial chemical's second act
One of the oldest and most widely used pesticides in the world is also one of the most toxic and controversial. Paraquat, a herbicide used to control weeds since the 1950s, was banned in the European Union in 2007. It is restricted for use only by licensed technicians in the United States and, since 2012, many of its formulations in China are being phased out.
Monday, April, 06, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Storms in the region bring wind, hail, flooding
North Dakota corn and soybean crops both were rated 85 percent good to excellent in the June 22 crop report by the National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Monday, June, 30, 2014 - Agweek - News

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