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Archive for May, 2010


Atrazine Controversy Swirls

[ 0 ] May 26, 2010

From Delta FARM PRESS: As U.S. growers wrap up planting an estimated 90 million acres of corn this spring, there’s a good chance many of those acres have something in common besides seed corn – an application of atrazine. Discovered more than 50 years ago, 2-chloro-4-(ethylamine)-6-isopropylamine)-s-triazine or atrazine has become one of the most commonly […]


Minnesota Special Registration Review of Atrazine Found Current Regulations are Protective

Review affirms atrazine helps farmers produce safe, affordable and abundant food

[ 0 ] May 4, 2010

From Syngenta Crop Protection: …The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA), the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) completed a special registration review this past January of the corn herbicide atrazine for the State of Minnesota. According to the MDA, “The review finds that atrazine regulations protect human health and […]