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Pigweed is aggressive and grows rapidly in Arkansas, crowding out crops in fields. The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture calls it a multimillion-dollar annual pest in the state.

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Pigweed is aggressive and grows rapidly in Arkansas, crowding out crops in fields. The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture calls it a multimillion-dollar annual pest in the state.

premiumHerbicide OK labeled vital for state

Arkansas farmers are hoping for quick approval to use certain herbicides, as weeds resistant to approved methods pose a risk to two of the state's core crops -- soybeans and cotton. Review: Farm poisons slow to be investigated Monsanto, an agricultural biotechnology company based in St. Louis, a...

Herbicide OK labeled vital for state

Arkansas farmers are hoping for quick approval to use certain herbicides, as weeds resistant to approved methods pose a risk to two of the state's core crops -- soybeans and cotton.

After glum year, Super Bowl ads serious about getting laughs

Millions of Americans who tuned in for the glitz and grandeur of last year's Super Bowl ads were instead force-fed a sad smorgasbord: Abused wives and lost dogs, cyber-bullying and overeating, even an insurance commercial where a dead boy dreamed of all the things he'd never do.

As U.S. tourism in Cuba surges, Californians bet on wine trade

The 3.5 million tourists who flooded Cuba last year downed oceans of mojitos, lakes of daiquiris and rivers of thin, sour beer. Only an odd few accompanied their ropa vieja and croquetas with wine -- mostly overpriced, low- to mid-grade vintages from Chile, Argentina and Spain.

Herbicide OK labeled vital for state

Arkansas farmers are hoping for quick approval to use certain herbicides, as weeds resistant to approved methods pose a risk to two of the state's core crops -- soybeans and cotton.

Alphabet tops Apple on value list

Google parent Alphabet Inc. is now the world's most valuable company, stealing the crown from Silicon Valley rival Apple Inc. after reporting higher profit and sales fueled by a booming advertising business that's supporting ambitious new projects.

Outlook for world economy pared

The World Bank has cut its forecast for global growth this year, citing weakness in the developing world.

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