These Citizen-Regulators In Arkansas Defied Monsanto. Now They're Under Attack

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In Arkansas, there's a kind of David-versus-Goliath battle underway over a weedkiller. On one side, there's the giant Monsanto Company. On the other, a committee of 18 people, mostly farmers and small business owners, who regulate the use of pesticides in the state. They've banned Monsanto's latest way of killing weeds. Terry Fuller is on that committee. He never intended to pick a fight with a billion-dollar company. "I didn't feel like I was leading the charge," he says. "I felt like I was just trying to do my duty." Terry Fuller and his identical twin, Jerry Fuller, grow soybeans and raise cattle near the tiny town of Poplar Grove, in eastern Arkansas. A big part of their business, though, is selling seeds to farmers. And in their storage shed,...

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These Citizen-Regulators In Arkansas Defied Monsanto. Now They're Under Attack

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