2,4-D and the NCWSS<BR>1944 – First meeting of NCWCC <BR>Kephart – Chemical Weed Killers After the War <BR>“some of the so-called hormone chemicals are amazingly injurious to plants in almost unbelievably small concentration” <BR> <BR>1948 – Over 90% of the 334 abstracts in the 		NCWCC Research Report addressed weed 	      	control and crop tolerance to 2,4-D <BR>(Small grains, corn, sorghum, flax, soybeans, sugarbeets,	       asparagus, lima beans, onions, potatoes, table beets,  strawberries, raspberries, clover, trees, brush, pasture)<BR>