USDA Whacks at Resistant Weeds
Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Thu Oct 16, 2014 09:03 AM CDT

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Wednesday announced several steps that USDA is taking to address the increase of herbicide-resistant weeds. USDA Acting Communication Director Brian Mabry confirmed to DTN in a phone interview that plans are for most measures to be implemented within this fiscal year.

The announcement came on the heels of EPA's announcement of Enlist Duo, a new 2,4-D and glyphosate herbicide with a genetically engineered (GE) trait that makes crops tolerant to 2,4-D. In its decision for 2,4-D use on genetically modified corn and soybean, EPA outlined new requirements for registrants as part ...

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