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Palmer Amaranth: 5 Tips for Spotting Pigweed Seedlings- DTN

We've all seen them -- the startling pictures of giant Palmer amaranth plants towering over soybean fields, with their long, spiky seed heads jutting...

Palmer Pigweed: Running Out of Options

Farm news items rarely appear in mainstream consumer news outlets with a well balanced view. But this week National Public Radio gave Stanley Culpepper,...

For A “Weed-Free” Combine, Feed It Straw – No Kidding

A seemingly thorough cleaning of a combine with compressed air, a leaf blower or pressure washer can still leave millions of weed seeds hiding...

Dicamba Movement – 7 Key Points, 4 Years Of Research

We are beginning our fifth year of monitoring inversions in Missouri. In 2017 we started expanding our inversion monitoring network and also began studying...

Dicamba – EPA Plans to Limit States Rights on “Local Needs”...

After months of denials and vague language, EPA has confirmed it is considering limiting the ability of states to restrict pesticide use beyond the...

Dicamba-Tolerant Corn On The Horizon

Dicamba-tolerant crop acreage could grow even larger in the next decade, when and if Bayer's XtendFlex corn reaches the market. This corn trait, developed by...

Webinar: Early-Season Weed Management In The Age Of Resistance

Click below to watch this comprehensive webinar on early-season weed control, featuring a presentation by Purdue University weed scientist Bryan Young. The program was produced...

Battling Weed Resistance – Time For A Community Approach?

If you want to gain control of resistant weeds on your farm, don’t go it alone. Two recent computer simulation studies indicate that local...

Price Drops On Australia’s Newest Seed Destructor Design

Australia’s weed-seed destruction systems still remain a point of research in the U.S., with a handful of combines equipped with the grinding mills or...

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...