Daily Archives: January 12, 2014

Dow Chemical Readies for a New Era of Superweeds

By Rich Duprey – Because of the overuse of Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller, farmers have created “superweeds” that resist the best efforts of the herbicide to eradicate them. So rather than address the problem at the source, the USDA is poised to compound it by approving new seeds that are resistant to a different weedkiller manufactured by Dow Chemical , meaning it won’t be long before we have to up the ante once more.

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