Earth Watch: Rob Faux On Dicamba Herbicide Court Ruling

Dicamba-resistant crops pose serious threat to human and environmental health Photo courtesy of Center for Food Safety Rob Faux is the Communications Associate in Iowa for the Pesticide Action Network. Rob is also a farmer, operating a diversified vegetable and poultry… Read More

Farmers Urge EPA & USDA to Address Threat from Dicamba Pesticide Drift

Washington, DC – As members of Congress return to Capitol Hill today, 85 farm and farmer support organizations sent letters to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) urging them to better protect farm families from an unprecedented… Read More

Approval of Monsanto’s Dicamba Herbicide Will ‘Massively Increase Use’ on GMO Crops

By Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch 11 November 16 n Wednesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finally approved over-the-top use of Monsanto’s dicamba-based herbicide XtendiMax with VaporGrip Technology on dicamba-tolerant cotton and soybeans that have already been on the market for… Read More

Farmers Dealing with Fall-Out from Monsanto’s New GE Crops

More environmental havoc and disruption to the farming community at the hands of the Monsanto company, with over 100 complaints of pesticide drift have been reported since mid-June in the Missouri area. Seventy five to 80 complaints of… Read More

Monsanto’s New GMO Soybeans Present Major Problems

EcoWatch recently released a piece titled “3 Major Problems With Monsanto’s New GMO Soybeans” by Lorraine Chow. Monsanto’s Xtend soybeans are genetically altered to withstand both glyphosate and an existing herbicide called dicamba. Chow identifies the following problems with the… Read More