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The New Dicamba
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Jul 16, 2014 05:16 PM CDT

RICHMOND, Kan. (DTN) -- In a small soybean test plot in east-central Kansas, Monsanto representative Chris Mayo appeared poised to juggle.

In one hand, the weed management technical development rep clutched a fuzzy green tennis ball, in the other, a small, white ping pong ball. As a handful of media and ag industry representatives peered curiously at him, Mayo tossed the tennis ball straight up and watched it drop back down at his feet.

"It goes where it's supposed to go!" he said, and then launched the ping pong ball. As the light plastic ball rose in the air, the ...

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