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Vineyard Retailer Halts Herbicide Sales

June 20, 2014

A halt on the sale of popular herbicides prone to drift and damage in Oregon vineyards is the latest move in an ongoing saga regarding the state's wine industry. Oregon Vineyard Supply (OVS) announced this week that it will no longer sell so-called growth regulator herbicides, which mimic the action of natural plant hormones known as auxins.