Last week EPA officials proposed increasing the number of states authorized to use the weed killer Enlist Duo from the existing 15 states to a total of 34 states, action that appears to be contrary to a move last year to vacate the product’s registration because it potentially posed a risk of being more toxic to non-targeted plants than first thought.
Major crops are traded on global markets, which means that production failures can have far-reaching impacts. Moreover, climate change is expected to generate heat waves and drought that could cause crop losses in most of the world’s breadbaskets. Read moreRead More »
Here’s what he’s got to say… “President Donald Trump’s No. 1 priority for agriculture is international trade, followed by a reliable, affordable workforce,” says Ray Starling, special assistant to the president for agriculture. Read moreRead More »