Dicamba Disaster

Ignoring evidence of damage, EPA continues to approve weed killer

Since 2015, when Monsanto launched soybean and cotton seeds genetically modified to resist dicamba, use of the toxic weed killer has surged. Since then millions of acres of soybeans and other broadleaf crops have been decimated by dicamba drift, amounting to millions of dollars in losses. Early in 2017, when dicamba was first allowed on […]

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Seed companies move to restrict dicamba spraying

Pushing back against widespread dicamba injury to non-target plants, the two largest independent U.S. seed sellers, Beck’s Hybrids and Stine Seed, are encouraging the EPA to disallow farmers from applying Monsanto’s herbicide during summer months. Dicamba is sprayed on Monsanto’s Xtend GM soybeans as a weed killer—but its volatility and drift potential caused an estimated […]

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When dicamba drift hits home

Dicamba herbicide damage generates losses, polarizes communities

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Dicamba and 2,4-D herbicides damaging vineyards, orchards, historic trees nationwide

Drift damage from dicamba herbicide continues to grow nationwide along with similar problems from 2,4-D herbicide. Drift is damaging crops, vineyards, orchards, and historic trees in many states. In Texas, dicamba and 2,4-D are causing massive damage to grape vineyards. After almost 30 years of growing grape vines, Texas grower Bobby Cox’s efforts collapsed in […]

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