Farmer testifies on importance of atrazine use

EPA seems to be ignoring scientific evidence on atrazine.

Having access to the herbicide atrazine would be detrimental to both the farm economy and the environment while setting a dangerous precedent for the future of crop management tools, National Corn Growers Assn. board of directors member Jim Zimmerman told the Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee at a field hearing Aug. 17 regarding the impact of federal regulation on agriculture.

In June, the Environmental Protection Agency released its draft ecological ris

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