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Minnesota investigating weed killer after farmers complain

 


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is investigating about two dozen complaints from farmers about a weed killer used on genetically modified soybean fields that can tolerate the herbicide.

Minnesota agriculture department supervisor Greg Cremers said the complaints about dicamba started coming in earlier this month.

"They're coming from all across the southern part of the state," Cremers said. "Starting to see a trend where a little more moving up into the central part of the state."

Minnesota farmers told Minnesota Public Radio (http://bit.ly/2ud0NCn ) the herbici...



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