Dicamba resistant soybeans in rural McLean County.

Darrell Hoemann/Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting

December 28, 2018

Experts: Dicamba Will Come For Trees, Specialty Crops In 2019

Dicamba, the controversial herbicide used on soybeans and cotton, is responsible for thousands of acres of damaged crops in recent years. Experts say that despite new federal rules that go into effect in 2019, the drift will continue but the victims will be different.


farm worker

Esther Honig/Harvest Public Media File Photo

December 27, 2018

Harvest’s Top 10 Stories Of 2018 (And A Few Honorable Mentions)

Hardly a week went by in 2018 where there wasn’t some kind of breaking agriculture, food or rural news. It was the year of the farm bill, a trade war and several food recalls. But Harvest Public Media reporters found places to revel in some fun, too. Here are some of our favorite stories from the last 12 months.


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