West Texas Vineyards Blasted By Herbicide Drift From Nearby Cotton Fields

The vines at Pheasant Ridge Winery near Lubbock, Texas, were devastated by drift from the herbicide 2,4-D in 2016.

Texas is one of the largest producers of wine in the U.S. But the grapevines in the High Plains are facing a threat that’s causing them to twist and wither. And it’s coming from the cotton fields.

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Source: NPR