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Bye-Bye Pink Bollworm and Millions in Costs to US Cotton Growers

After 100 years, U.S. cotton is free of the devastating pink bollworm moth that has cost producers tens of millions of dollars in yearly control costs and yield losses, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced. The eradication came about through rigorous control and regulatory activities carried out by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA),…

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