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Monsanto, BASF, DuPont Face Growing Dicamba Damage Suits

Farmers in the heartland have filed at least 11 lawsuits in federal court over the last two years against the makers of the herbicide dicamba, alleging the companies that make the weedkiller sold a defective product to farmers despite numerous signs they could damage neighboring crops.

 

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