If you are a Virginia peanut farmer and safely apply Lorsban to control Southern corn rootworm, don’t expect to receive high fives or words of support from activist groups congratulating you on a job well done. Yield-robbing pests on your farm are the least of their concerns. They want Lorsban banned.
The National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) applauded today’s introduction of the ‘Next Generation in Agriculture Act’ by Senators Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Susan Collins (R-ME). The bill would address key barriers to entry for young producers, including access to farmland, training, and federal programs. Read moreRead More »
The San Fransisco Superior Court will soon hear testimony from a man dying of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma who claims Roundup (glyphosate) caused his cancer. This trial is the first of many against Monsanto under claims its widely-used herbicide lead to cancer. Read moreRead More »