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Last year, farmers sprayed dicamba illegally in states including Missouri, Tennessee and Arkansas on soybeans that Monsanto Co engineered to resist new versions of the chemical, according to regulators and weed scientists.
Neighboring North Dakota has banned applications on soybeans after June 30 or the crop’s first bloom phase, whichever comes first.
Scientists who study weeds estimate that dicamba over the summer damaged more than 3 million acres of fields planted with soybeans that weren’t engineered to resist the chemical.
The ultimate solution is to convert wasteful production of cows, pigs, chickens and the corn and soybeans that feed them to more eco-friendly raising of grains, vegetables and other crops for direct human consumption.
The investors also added to their bullish outlook in soybean meal in 2017, the CFTC figures show.
The herbicides are designed to be sprayed on the soybeans during the summer growing season and not drift away.
If left in place, the corn could become a weed next year for farmers who might want to plant soybeans in that field as part of their regular rotation.
The burger, made from a hemoglobin extracted from the roots of soybean plants, mimics the taste, texture and blood of a medium rare burger.
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