Killer Compost Update: Herbicide Damage Still a Major Problem

Persistent herbicides continue to contaminate the compost supply — and the herbicides are turning up in new places, including livestock feed. Learn about this serious problem affecting gardeners.



Curled Leaves Indicate Herbicide Damage
Curled plant leaves, like the leaves on this eggplant, are a telltale sign of herbicide damage.
Photo By David Goodman
Watch Out for Killer Compost
Potent chemicals are contaminating compost and manure supplies, a problem we've termed "killer compost." 
Photo By iStockphoto/Markswallow











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