For more than a century, rural towns sustained themselves, and often thrived, through a mix of agriculture and light manufacturing. Today, however, a Wall Street Journal analysis shows that by many key measures of socioeconomic well-being, those charts have flipped.
The EPA has concluded that glyphosate, the most widely used pesticide in the world and a blockbuster product for Monsanto and other chemical makers, is unlikely to cause cancer, according to documents it released Sept. 16. Read moreRead More »
By taking the petition route, Monsanto would have any such ban lifted and leave farmers free to spray the company’s dicamba formulation, XtendiMax, during the 2018 growing season. If its petition is unsuccessful, the company is prepared to take the matter to court. Read moreRead More »