EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba

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WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has reached a deal with three major agribusiness companies for new voluntary labeling requirements for a controversial herbicide blamed for damaging crops.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday its agreement with Monsanto, BASF and DuPont regarding the application of dicamba, which is used to control weeds in fields of genetically modified cotton and soybeans. Farmers who don't buy the special resistant seeds sold by the herbicide makers have complained that dicamba sprayed on neighboring properties drifts over and harms their crops...
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With OK From EPA, Use Of Controversial Weedkiller Is Expected To Double

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The EPA says farmers can still spray dicamba on their crops next year - with some new restrictions. The weedkiller has been blamed for drifting into fields, damaging millions of acres of crops.
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EPA, herbicide makers agree to new limits for use of dicamba

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The Trump administration has reached a deal with three major agribusiness companies for new voluntary labeling requirements for a controversial herbicide blamed for damaging crops. The Environmental Protection Agency announced...
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Secret Service catches 'Pikachu' trying to jump White House fence

Secret Service catches 'Pikachu' trying to jump White House fence

A man dressed as the Pokemon character Pikachu was arrested after trying to get onto the White House grounds, the US Secret Service has said. Read more ...

White nationalist Richard Spencer will speak at the University of Florida...

White nationalist Richard Spencer will speak at the University of Florida - and UF is spending $500,000 on police presence to keep students safe

The University of Florida expects to spend $500,000 on security for a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer. Spencer, a far-right figure, attended the Charlottesville... Read more ...

George W. Bush Slams 'Bigotry,' Politics Of Populism That Led To Trump, Sanders

George W. Bush Slams 'Bigotry,' Politics Of Populism That Led To Trump, Sanders

The former president made the remarks at a forum put on by his namesake center. "To renew our country, we only need to remember our values," the 43rd president said. Read more ...

Barack Obama's love letters to his first girlfriend have been released

Barack Obama's love letters to his first girlfriend have been released

And they're incredibly romantic! Read more ...

Twitter is thrilled with this 'unmanned' flight

Twitter is thrilled with this 'unmanned' flight

Southwest was proud of a crew that provided a rare sight in the skies. Read more ...

Poll finds 72% of Americans believe major war is imminent

Poll finds 72% of Americans believe major war is imminent

A new poll finds that a majority of Americans feel the U.S. will be fighting a major war within the next four years. Read more ...

What these 6 food cravings tell you about your health

What these 6 food cravings tell you about your health

If only our cravings consisted of just fruits and veggies! Read more ...

Dozens of children rescued in national trafficking sweep

Dozens of children rescued in national trafficking sweep

A Fayetteville man was one of 120 people arrested in connection to a federal human trafficking investigation in which 84 minors were rescued. Read more ...

Shia LaBeouf pleads no contest to obstruction

Shia LaBeouf pleads no contest to obstruction

Actor Shia LaBeouf has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors in Georgia in relation to his arrest there this past July. Read more ...

A CIA bomb sniffing dog was fired because she didn't like sniffing bombs anymore

A CIA bomb sniffing dog was fired because she didn't like sniffing bombs anymore

Hey, if your heart's not in the job, your heart's not in the job. Read more ...