Tag: dicamba

Environmentalists and Farmers Seek Court Decision Halting Use of Dow’s ‘Agent Orange’ Pesticide

By Earthjustice Late [last] Wednesday, a coalition of environmental organizations and farmers represented by the Center for Food Safety (CFS) and Earthjustice filed new legal papers in federal court seeking the reversal of Scott Pruitt and the Trump Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) approval of Dow Chemical’s toxic pesticide, Enlist Duo. The…

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EPA Relaxed Dicamba Regulations Following Monsanto Research, Records Show

By Brandon Turbeville, Natural Blaze In case anyone might be surprised to learn that the EPA eased regulations on the toxic and volatile herbicide dicamba after receiving industry research from Monsanto, reports are surfacing that the government agency did just that. Indeed, the agency weakened protections the agency itself…

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What They Aren’t Telling You About the Dicamba Crisis

By Heather Callaghan, Editor There’s a reason Arkansas and Missouri just issued emergency, temporary dicamba bans. Dicamba pesticide isn’t new – but the biotech feats that are bolstering its indiscriminate use are unsurprisingly causing new problems If you know agriculture, you know that sometimes – drift happens. If you live…

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Illegal Spraying of Monsanto’s New Pesticide Has Damaged Crops in 10 States

By Christina Sarich An illegal pesticide prone to drift has contaminated Monsanto’s Roundup Ready soy and cotton farms across ten states. Pesticide drift from Dicamba has hurt many thousands of crops along America’s farm belt already. Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee weed specialist, says, What’s…

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Monsanto’s New Illegal Poison Kills Neighbors’ Crops — EPA Does Nothing

By Daisy Luther Now that glyphosate has been denounced by the World Health Organization, there’s a new spray in town from our friendly neighborhood purveyor of poison, Monsanto. It hasn’t yet been approved, but given the history of blatant collusion between Monsanto and the government,…

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