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Weed-killer prompts angry divide among US farmers

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Farmer Perry Galloway at his farm in Gregory, Arkansas, on Nov 7. The use of the herbicide Dicamba has pitted farmers against each other, as Arkansas debates whether to uphold the annual April 16 to Oct 31 ban on its use.

Little Rock, United States

WHEN it comes to the herbicide dicamba, farmers in the southern state of Arkansas are not lacking for strong opinions.

"Farmers need it desperately," said Perry Galloway.

"If I get dicamba on (my products), I can't sell anything," responded Shawn

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