Glyphosate is sprayed on stubble© Tim Scrivener
The lobby pushing for a pre-harvest ban on glyphosate is filled with hypocrisy and driven by an ideological hatred of pesticides, according to NFU vice-president, Guy Smith. Public fear around the safety of the herbicide was manufactured by the same campaign groups pushing for its ban, he added. In a debate at the Cereals event called “Should pre-harvest use of glyphosate be banned”, Mr Smith said the main evidence in favour of a ban was based on information from the […]
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