roundup http://kbia.org en USDA one step closer to approving new herbicide resistant crops http://kbia.org/post/usda-one-step-closer-approving-new-herbicide-resistant-crops <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><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> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 14:09:07 +0000 Grant Gerlock 46305 at http://kbia.org USDA one step closer to approving new herbicide resistant crops Scientists check Corn Belt waters for effects of ag runoff http://kbia.org/post/scientists-check-corn-belt-waters-effects-ag-runoff <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Eleven miles northeast of Centralia, Mo., five U.S. Geological Survey scientists don waders and bright reflective life jackets to wade into </span>Goodwater<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Creek. Plenty of fish live in the stream’s murky slow-moving waters, along with snakes, crayfish, mussels and snapping turtles. On this overcast morning, the team collects water samples and checks submerged cages of </span>fathead<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> minnows for eggs.</span></p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 20:13:44 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 35608 at http://kbia.org Scientists check Corn Belt waters for effects of ag runoff Roundup resistance leading to more chemicals, study finds http://kbia.org/post/roundup-resistance-leading-more-chemicals-study-finds <p></p><p style="font-size: 1.2em; line-height: 1.7em; margin-bottom: 1.1em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; ">Farmers and weeds are in a constant competition.</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 21:41:03 +0000 Grant Gerlock 23372 at http://kbia.org Roundup resistance leading to more chemicals, study finds