GOVERNMENT

Nearly Half of All US Farms Now Have Superweeds

February 9, 2013 1

Last year’s drought took a big bite out of the two most prodigious US crops, corn and soy. But it apparently didn’t slow down the spread of weeds that have developed resistance to Monsanto’s herbicide […]

ENVIRONMENT

Greenpeace Warns EU Off Herbicide-Tolerant GM Crops

January 9, 2013 2

Global environmental watchdog Greenpeace launched a new report Monday warning the European Union against authorising herbicide-tolerant genetically engineered (HTGE) crops, saying they would lead to herbicide-resistant super-weeds. “When herbicide-tolerant crops are relied on heavily, they […]

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