This exceptionally toxic herbicide has demonstrated toxic effects on the thyroid and reproductive glands and has raised concern over potential endocrine-disrupting effects. It also is notorious for killing or critically damaging many broad-leafed crops including cotton, tomatoes, grapes, roses, fruit trees and many home-garden crops. And that's just for starters.
How To Make a Difference For Our Feathered Friends
The little birds found throughout our backyards and neighborhoods stay warm throughout the winter because that's what they're built to do. However, they can benefit by a little human help and intervention, too.
How Renewable Energy Can Help Reverse Fossil Fuels' Damage
Ingenuity has built the American Dream since the nation's earliest days. Now that we've gotten into quite a pickle with fossil fuels - environmental damage, our costly dependency, the fuels' growing scarcity -- we'll need plenty of ingenuity to change direction. T. Boone Pickens, oil titan turned clean-energy advocate, thinks we can do it.
Get Some Help Knowing When to Plant
With spring just about to raise its hopeful head, gardeners everywhere begin to ponder gardening's eternal questions. Mother's planting app can help you with one of those questions: When should I plant which crops? The When to Plant App uses your ZIP code and a database of almost 5,000 weather stations to provide targeted information on the best range of dates to plant each crop.