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Thursday, September 18, 2014
GMO corn, soybeans to resist 2,4-D
There are news reports that the United States Department of Agriculture has given its approval to new varieties of genetically-modified corn and soybeans that can tolerate being sprayed with Enlist, a brand-name 2,4-D weed killer. The brief report by Associated Press says the varieties still require approval from the Environmental Protection Agency before they can be marketed to farmers.