Monsanto Co., BASF Corp., and DuPont face a class-action lawsuit from farmers who claim their crops were damaged by the herbicide dicamba, a new legal front against producers of soybeans and cotton resistant to the weed killer.
A proposed emergency rule that places a ban on the use and sale of dicamba in Arkansas and expedites increased penalties for infractions is set to go into effect July 11, following actions by two legislative committees on July 7. Read more
The Supreme Court on Monday found that North Carolina’s congressional map was illegally drawn to concentrate black voters in two oddly shaped districts, a ruling that Democrats think could help them challenge other Republican-tilted political maps across the South. Read more