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Are roadside blackberries safe?

Aug 2019
I live next to highway twenty, and perhaps because no one wants to pick on the side of a busy road, but that's where I find the biggest blackberries in town. However, I think the Department of Transportation may spray herbicides along roads to prevent overgrowth. How is this application done? Is it just right next to the road or as far as 5/6 feet away? The ...

By Kaci Buhl | Featured Question