For 15 years, Davenport Orchards and Winery owner Greg Shipe has been working to reduce the amount of herbicide sprayed in the late spring and early fall. Sensitive crops, like the grapes Shipe grows, can be badly damaged when herbicides sprayed in nearby fields drift over onto other plants.
Photo by Kevin Anderson
Lawrence Journal World
Greg Shipe, owner of Davenport Winery in Eudora, holds a brochure that encourages landowners to be good neighbors and make sure the herbicides they spray don't drift onto nearby crop fields.