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Weed Management: Using Effective Herbicide Groups

After you've started working on a program that contains multiple herbicide groups (sites of action), you need to make sure you're using multiple herbicide...

California Herbicide Resistance – 6 Questions On How It Compares To South, Midwest

As a weed scientist, Dr. Lynn M. Sosnoskie has a fairly unique perspective in terms of herbicide resistance. She spent much of her early...

“Smart” Sprayer Shows Promise In 2018 Tests – Less Herbicide, Less Movement

A smart, in-crop sprayer tested in the U.S. this season could significantly reduce herbicide costs for farmers and potentially minimize off-target movement of dicamba...

Eliminating Resistant Weed Seed At Harvest – Aussies Make Huge Push – AgFax

While still mostly in the research phase in the U.S., the approach known as harvest weed seed collection (HWSC) has become a standard practice...

Waterhemp’s Metabolic Resistance to Topramezone – What’s the Cause?

Corn naturally tolerates certain herbicides, detoxifying the chemicals before they can cause harm. It's what allows farmers to spray fields with the class of...

Dicamba-Tolerant Seed and Herbicide Future Rests on Court Decision – DTN

EPA's decision to continue the registration of three dicamba herbicides has reverberated far beyond D.C. -- through Midwest soybean fields, Southern cotton fields and...

Sorting Through “Modes Of Action” When Dealing With Resistance Issues

With the stagnant development of new herbicides and weeds seemingly evolving herbicide resistance faster than ever before, it's important to maximize the usefulness of...

California Tree Crop Farmers Facing Ryegrass With Wide Resistance Spectrum

Herbicides have been instrumental in managing Italian ryegrass, a weed that frequently competes with perennial crops in California. Herbicide-resistant populations have become increasingly commonplace,...

Dicamba: Midwest States Recommend Added Steps To Prevent Movement

New restrictions a federal agency has put on using a controversial weed killer aren’t enough to prevent it from spreading onto nearby plants, according...

Dicamba: 7 Key Changes In New Label

On October 31, 2018, the EPA made the long-awaited announcement regarding dicamba registration for use on dicamba-resistant soybean. I suspect opinions regarding the EPA actions...