Daily Archives: March 11, 2014


Farmers warn of threats to farm economies posed by Dow’s new genetically engineered corn and soybean varieties

USDA receives nearly 400,000 public comments opposing approval of 2,4-D resistant crops

Today over 387,000 farmers, farmworkers, health professionals, and concerned individuals from across the country joined together in urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to reject Dow Chemical’s application seeking approval of controversial genetically engineered (GE) corn and soybean varieties that are resistant to the hazardous herbicide 2,4-D.

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