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Dicamba: Enough Qualified Applicators On Deck This Spring?

On October 31, 2018, EPA extended the registration for using dicamba herbicides on Xtend crops for two years, a move welcomed by farmers whose...

Dicamba Lawsuit Dismissed but Door Still Open – DTN

The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a lawsuit against dicamba last week, but left open a door for the plaintiffs to expedite...

Arkansas Rice: Loyant – What Have We Learned from Last Year?

Loyant is a Group 4 (auxin type) herbicide – basically it affects plant hormones and how the plant grows.  When you are working with...

Cereal Rye Cover: When To Terminate For Best Pigweed Control? – Video

Cereal rye has emerged as the frontrunner for planting cover crops that suppress early-season weed emergence, especially among stubborn pigweeds like Palmer amaranth and...

Tennessee: New Buffer Zone Rules for Endangered Species Counties – Video

Dr. Larry Steckel discusses EPA’s new buffer zone requirements, specifically for counties with threatened or endangered species. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbwyPJJTrfI]

United Kingdom Reports Its First Indication Of Glyphosate Resistance

For the first time, glyphosate weed resistance has turned up in the United Kingdom. To make matters worse, this is the first time that...

Texas: Auxin Herbicides Required Training – What You’ll Learn In 2 Hours

In late October 2018, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced they will extend the registration of dicamba for two years (until December...

Protecting Herbicides – Tactics, Tactics, Tactics

After we’ve successfully implemented a herbicide program with multiple, effective herbicide sites of action at effective rates, we need to consider other tactics that...

Indiana: Cover Crops And Resistant Weeds – Cereal Rye Seed Needs To Be Tested

Cover crops have increased in interest and acres planted substantially in the past decade.  Indiana has now had three consecutive years of over one...

Recruiting Ants to Fight Weeds on the Farm

Harvester ants that eat weed seeds on the soil's surface can help farmers manage weeds on their farms, according to an international team of...