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Herbicide contamination in soil and compost, part I

Posted By Tammy Huffman On May 30, 2012 @ 12:42 pm In Headline News | No Comments

by Tim Baker, Northwest Region Horticulture Specialist

Throughout my Extension career, I have seen many instances of herbicide damage on crops and gardens. Sometimes this has been damage from spray drift. This occurs when an herbicide is applied to a nearby field, and air currents carry the chemical in enough concentration to damage a crop or garden. This can occur at the time that the herbicide is being applied, or

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