Stressor Spotlight: Herbicides

man spraying herbicides on plants

Farming practices have come to rely more and more on pesticides and herbicides to control pests and make growing crops easier. But the convenience of spraying herbicides on a crop to get rid of unwanted weeds may come at a major cost.   In this spotlight, we’ll take a look at what herbicides are, the […]

Glyphosate in Food: 6 Things You Need to Know

Tractor spraying soybean crops with pesticides and herbicides

Glyphosate is an herbicide that was first developed in the 1950s and later introduced in the United States in the 70s. Glyphosate and other organophosphates have been sprayed across crops and so all genetically modified crops have them. But while this may produce a very high-yield crop, there’s some important things consider with this man-made […]