Dow Agrosciences http://hppr.org en USDA one step closer to approving new Roundup resistant crops http://hppr.org/post/usda-one-step-closer-approving-new-roundup-resistant-crops <p>New herbicide-resistant corn and soybeans are a step closer to reaching farm fields in the U.S. They would help farmers control weeds that are no longer killed by the popular herbicide, Roundup.</p><p>Roundup resistant crops dominate corn, soybean and cotton production in the U.S. But the list of weeds that have evolved to withstand Roundup is growing, and as a result,&nbsp;<a href="http://harvestpublicmedia.org/article/1460/roundup-resistance-leading-more-chemicals-study-finds/5">farmers are using more chemicals to keep up.</a></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 03:36:46 +0000 Grant Gerlock 26675 at http://hppr.org USDA one step closer to approving new Roundup resistant crops