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.
Some fear the agriculture industry is walking headlong into a figurative hall of mirrors. Amid consolidation and consumer food awareness, perceptions of conspiracy and collusion can lead to class-action antitrust lawsuits against food companies and cooperatives with ties to producers of broilers, milk and more. Read moreRead More »
House Ag Committee Chairman Mike Conaway told delegates to the National Cotton council annual meeting that his committee would work with the Trump Administration to support trade. He also pledged to put cotton back in the farm bill as a covered commodity. Read moreRead More »