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Dow's Gutsy Decision
Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Mon Dec 1, 2014 10:28 AM CST

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- The decision by Dow AgroSciences to launch the Enlist Weed Control System in 2015 caught me by surprise. Certainly, farmers have been clamoring for new tools to tackle persistent and resistant weeds. After nearly two years of regulatory delays and lengthy comment periods, it's a relief to know where this technology stands, especially since growers are in the middle of making seed purchasing decisions.

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