Weed control is a constant battle that adds costs to crop production.  However, the most cost effective solution may not be the best for our children nor our environment.  This article does a nice job reporting on a recent controversy over a proposed Dow herbicide.

http://www.examiner.com/article/congress-and-physicians-fear-new-weed-killer-will-significanltly-harm-children

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