Arkansas Tries To Stop An Epidemic Of Herbicide Damage

Arkansas Tries To Stop An Epidemic Of Herbicide Damage

Soybean leaves showing evidence of damage from dicamba. Thousands of acres of soybean fields have shown this kind of damage this spring.

A weedkiller called dicamba, which farmers hoped could banish herbicide-resistant weeds, has become a plague itself in Arkansas. The state’s regulators just voted to ban it for 120 days.

(Image credit: Courtesy of the University of Arkansas)


Source: NPR Politics
Arkansas Tries To Stop An Epidemic Of Herbicide Damage

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