Tag: dicamba

High Noon In Arkansas as They Stand Up Against Monsanto

  By Heather Callaghan, Editor If we don’t get a handle on it, our natural environment will not be the same. – Beekeeper, Richard Coy Farmers across the Midwest are being divided – neighbor against neighbor as the dicamba crisis continues to mushroom. Dicamba is an old herbicide, but it’s only recently that it’s been used on…

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Big Ag Reaps Benefits From Emerging Dicamba Crisis

By Brandon Turbeville While most of the focus has centered on glyphosate in terms of dangerous pesticides, there is another weed killer that is posing a danger to crop growers – dicamba. Although not the only state affected by the growing dicamba controversy, Ohio has been one of the afflicted states. Although the state has only…

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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 near farm fields, you know when it’s time to close…

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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 happening is terrible on many fronts with many moving parts…

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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, there’s little doubt that it will be. But there’s a…

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