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EPA approves MDAC’s request for corn treatment

by MBJ Staff Published: March 19,2012

Tags: agriculture, birds, corn, federal agency, predation, state agency

JACKSON — Mississippi Agriculture Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith reports the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved an emergency exemption that will provide protection to corn producers throughout the state from blackbird predation of newly planted corn. Mississippi corn growers throughout the state have suffered million dollar losses in recent years due to heavy blackbird predation, Smith […] [...]

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