Cotton farmers urged to hold off the defoliant as Isaac passes

Aug 31, 2012 Full story: KAIT-TV Jonesboro

MANILA, AR - Despite little rain in Manila, winds topped out over 30 miles per hour, curbing any thought of spraying defoliant.

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Euless, TX

#1 Oct 13, 2012
They need to stop using that flu causing cancer causing sheet period....

Ash Flat, AR

#2 Oct 13, 2012
Guest wrote:
They need to stop using that flu causing cancer causing sheet period....
Or maybe they can continue to use a legal and well regulated material on their own crops and you could move out of this agricultural area. I hear places like New York, Chicacgo, Detroit, and Cleveland are wonderful places to live (outside of that lead poisoning that they get from drive by shootings).
By and large, the defoliants are the same products that have been used for over 40 years and yet many people CHOOSE to move into agriculture areas and expect the entire economy to change because they get the sniffles.
It's simple, don't like it here; then move somewhere else where you can whine about that place.

Euless, TX

#3 Oct 13, 2012
Sounds like a two edged sword to me

Ash Flat, AR

#4 Oct 13, 2012
No it's pretty simple.
If you don't like the desert, don't buy a home in Phoenix.
If you don't like snow, avoid the northern states and Canada.
If you don't like sharks, don't buy a home on the coast.
If you don't like high crime rates, don't live in the inner cities,
If you don't like the agricultural practices that have been in place for decades, don't live in the mid-south.
No one is forcing you to live in the area. Move away to an area that is more to your liking.
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Euless, TX

#5 Oct 13, 2012
Wow lol. U really took some time on that reply. I agree with both of you. Is that odd?

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