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AgMinute for April 17, 2012

The EPA has announced it is denying a request to cancel all registrations for the herbicide 2,4-D. The federal agency responsible for registering pesticides said it reviewed "all the available studies" and weighed public testimony in making its decision. Subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or your favorite RSS reader. To listen, click here.
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