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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 […]

epa review_atrazine & corn

Yet another look at atrazine

[ 0 ] November 25, 2009

From Delta Farm Press: Several years ago, a scientist at a land-grant university was discussing weed control options in corn. “It doesn’t really matter which herbicide you use as long as it contains atrazine,” the expert said. Atrazine has to be one of the most successful herbicides ever. The compound has been used on millions […]