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Tank Mixing – 8 Steps Towards Getting It Right

When herbicide-resistant crops entered the market, two radical changes in farming practices occurred: First, weed control got easier, faster and less costly. Second, the...

Weed Control: A New Generation of Scientists, Technology, Ideas – DTN

"We have to do better." That was the challenge issued from Scott Senseman, a weed scientist and the 2018 president of the Weed Science Society...

Waterhemp Scores Again – Resistance Found to Yet Another Herbicide Group...

Waterhemp has just thumbed its nose at another group of herbicides.  Waterhemp resistant to Group 15 herbicides (very long chain fatty acid inhibitors) has officially...

Glyphosate-Resistant Pigweed – 14 Years and Counting – DTN

It's been 14 years since Stanley Culpepper confirmed the country's first glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth population in some cotton fields in Macon County, Georgia.  The University...

Resistant Pigweed: More States, More Problems – The New Frontier –...

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who has the ugliest pigweed of all? The answer might surprise you.  Scientists have recently uncovered the country's first four-way resistant...

Palmer Amaranth – Pigweed is at Home in 39 States –...

Palmer amaranth, possibly the most aggressive weed American farmers have ever faced, is quickly becoming a familiar name to most row crop farmers.  For nearly...

Dicamba – In 2019, Will Enough Qualified Applicators Be In The...

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

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

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...

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...

California Herbicide Resistance – 6 Questions On How It Compares To...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Texas Cotton: Figuring Out Herbicidal Stalk Destruction With New Seed Technologies

Cotton stalk destruction is a topic of research that has been evaluated for a good 20 to 25 years. Herbicides have been applied to...

Ohio, Illinois: Fleshing Out The New Dicamba Label

Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois are heavily infested with weeds resistant to glyphosate (group 9), PPO inhibitors (group 14), and ALS inhibitors (group 2). This...

Combine Cleaning: Quick Guide To Removing Resistant Weed Seeds (Among Other...

The front-to-back and top-to-bottom combine clean-outs are significant undertakings and may be necessary for some farmers to complete between fields when producing identity-preserved grains...

Dicamba: States’ Ability to Add More Restrictions is Fading – DTN

 EPA's announcement of new dicamba regulations comes at a time when states' ability to restrict this kind of federal pesticide label may be under...

Dicamba Movement – pH Potentially Plays A Role

Weed scientists are taking a closer look at the relationship between low pH and the tendency of dicamba herbicide to volatilize. “We have some initial...

Cornbelt: Milkweeds, Monarchs, and Crop Production

While the monarch butterfly is a globally distributed species, the eastern United States population is renowned for its annual migration from the breeding range...

Dicamba: EPA Extends OTT Label For 2 Years, Rolls Out New...

EPA has extended the registration for two years for over-the-top (OTP) use of dicamba to control weeds in dicamba-tolerant cotton and soybeans. High points announced...