Glyphosate and Cancer – Myths vs. Facts Dec 12, 2019

🕔Dec 12, 2019Whether on social media or in farming circles, many questions linger about glyphosate, better known as Roundup, and a link to cancer.

Thailand Bans Use of Paraquat, Farm Chemicals Oct 25, 2019

🕔Oct 25, 2019Thailand’s government agreed Tuesday to ban the use of three farming chemicals widely regarded as dangerous to human health. The government’s National Hazardous Substances Committee voted to put the herbicides […]

Glyphosate Lowers pH of Dicamba Spray Mixtures, Says Study Aug 16, 2019

🕔Aug 16, 2019A University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture study published in the Journal of Weed Technology found that mixing glyphosate with formulations of dicamba consistently lowered the pH of the spray […]

Tennessee: Dicamba – Control Options for Prickly Sida Escapes Jul 10, 2019

🕔Jul 10, 2019There have been a good number of calls reporting poor prickly sida (teaweed) control with Engenia or XtendiMax tankmixed with Roundup PM. I have seen prickly sida escape dicamba tankmixed […]

Glyphosate Safety – Questions, Concerns About Cancer Risk – Podcast Jul 5, 2019

🕔Jul 5, 2019In light of recent publicity concerning the herbicide glyphosate, University of Tennessee Extension has released a Glyphosate Fact Sheet to address questions and concerns pertaining to the herbicide. Drs. Jim […]

Bayer’s Stock Jumped on News of Plan to Deal with Glyphosate Lawsuits Jul 1, 2019

🕔Jul 1, 2019Bayer AG shares leaped higher on Thursday, June 27 after the company released an action plan concerning ongoing gylphosate litigation and mediation. According to a Reuters article, “shares in the […]

Tennessee: Where Do We Stand with Weeds? – Podcast Jun 21, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019In this week’s podcast, Dr. Larry Steckel recaps highlights from the annual Weed Tour and addresses weed questions he has received this week.

Bayer Faces Roundup Class-Action Lawsuits in Canada – DTN May 29, 2019

🕔May 29, 2019Bayer’s legal battle on glyphosate has headed north of the border as class-action lawsuits alleging the use of Roundup causes cancer, have been launched in Canada. The latest was filed […]

Glyphosate Suits: Not So Much What The Science Says But What Jurors Think It Says May 22, 2019

🕔May 22, 2019A jury recently returned a verdict awarding a California couple $2.055 billion (yes, billion) in damages after the couple alleged that the glyphosate in Roundup caused their cancer.  This is […]

University of California Issues Temporary Halt on Glyphosate Use May 16, 2019

🕔May 16, 2019University of California President Janet Napolitano has issued a temporary end to the use of glyphosate on all ten UC campuses, serving over 200,000 students. Glyphosate is the active ingredient […]

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