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.
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.
Area farmers welcomed the mild winter and early spring that allowed them to make rapid planting progress. But the favorable weather carries a downside: weed and insect problems not encountered in a typical growing season are popping up, and the arrival of normal weed and insect issues is accelerated.
FARGO, N.D. — It’s too late to be proactive on glyphosate resistance in weeds. Everybody is reacting, said experts addressing a Northern Weed Resistance Forum on March 8, sponsored by Peterson Farms Seed.
FARGO, N.D. — International experts on glyphosate weed resistance will speak on the topic Jan. 12 in Fargo, N.D. Peterson Farms Seed of Prosper, N.D., and Bayer CropScience are co-hosting an event on the topic.
CENTRAL CASS COUNTY, N.D. — Farmers who have converted almost entirely to Roundup Ready soybeans and other crops in the past decade soon may have a secondary weapon to gun down glyphosate-resistant weeds and volunteer crops.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Already overburdened American farmers now have a new challenge: the development of weeds resistant to glyphosate, the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup.
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