Tagged: Herbicide damage grapes

USDA Moves to Approve 2,4-D Ready Crops 0

USDA Moves to Approve 2,4-D Ready Crops

The USDA released the final environmental impact statement for 2,4-D ready GMO crops during January and approval during February seems likely, according to Judith McGeary, executive director of the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance....

Wisconsin Herbicide Damage Report 1

Wisconsin Herbicide Damage Report

WisconsinWatch.org ran an excellent story this week about herbicide drift damage to grape growers in Wisconsin.  This is a topic Midwest Wine Press has been following closely.  Soon we hope to have a counterpoint...

NE Herbicide Buffer Bill Tabled, Drift Damage Continues 0

NE Herbicide Buffer Bill Tabled, Drift Damage Continues

From Harvest Public Media comes news that a bill to protect grape growers from herbicide damage has stalled in the Nebraska state legislature.  Look to Midwest Wine Press for updates about the federal approval...

Herbicide Drift Plagues Ohio Vineyards in 2013 0

Herbicide Drift Plagues Ohio Vineyards in 2013

Most vegetable and fruit farmers have probably experienced crop injury from glyphosate spray drift at one time or another. The most recognizable name in this class is Roundup along with several other glyphosate products such as...

Errant Crop Dusting in Illinois Sends 70 Teenagers to the Hospital 2

Errant Crop Dusting in Illinois Sends 70 Teenagers to the Hospital

Midwest Wine Press has received many reports of herbicide misapplication recently from all over the region.  Today’s mishap near Springfield, Illinois is an example of the careless way agricultural chemicals are often being applied....

Identifying Herbicide Drift Damage 0

Identifying Herbicide Drift Damage

Last week I had the opportunity to travel around the southwestern part of Ohio and west central Ohio with my partner in crime Dr. Gary Gao. We visited several vineyards and witnessed herbicide injury in all...