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Archive for September, 2009

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Corn can’t grow in the courtroom

[ 0 ] September 6, 2009

From Madison/St. Clair Record: If agricultural chemical companies can come up with products that get rid of weeds, why can’t they invent one to get rid of parasitical lawyers? Farmers in Illinois and elsewhere have used atrazine safely and effectively for 50 years to control weeds and increase their crop yields. The Environmental Protection Agency […]

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Replacing fear with facts about atrazine

[ 0 ] September 4, 2009

From Journal Star: Peoria has one of the lowest concentrations of atrazine in any test data available. To frighten the citizens of Peoria with unfounded claims of “unsafe” levels of atrazine in their water is simply irresponsible. It also shows a bias against farmers and modern farming practices in Illinois. The results of over 180 […]