Ken Cook: Regulatory system really comes up short’ in biotechnology
This miracle weed killer was supposed to save farms. Instead, it’s devastating them.
Source: Washington Post BLYTHEVILLE, ARK. — Clay Mayes slams on the brakes of his Chevy Silverado and jumps out with the engine running, yelling at a dogwood by the side of the dirt road as if it had said something insulting. Its leaves curl downward and in on themselves like tiny, broken umbrellas. It’s the telltale …
Arkansas Defies Monsanto, Moves To Ban Rogue Weedkiller
Arkansas is on the verge of banning the use, during the growing season, of a Monsanto-backed weedkiller that has been blamed for damaging millions of acres of crops in neighboring farms this year.