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Dicamba: Arkansas Slaps $105,000 Fine On Farmer For Alleged Misuse

The Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Plant Board met on October 23 and fined a Missouri farmer $105,000 for nine violations of Arkansas laws and...

Cover Crops For Weed Management – Here’s A How-To “Tool Box”

For a broad look at working with cover crops for weed control, check out a new web-based resource from the Integrated Weed Management (IWM)...

Iowa: Good News, Bad News From Latest Palmer Pigweed Tour

Editor's Note: Dr. Bob Hartzler is a professor of agronomy at Iowa State University and an Extension weed specialist. He conducts research on weed...

Louisiana: Don’t Ignore Weeds Between Now And December

It’s not hard to notice how green corn fields are following harvest, and we all know what that color means: weeds. Managing weeds post-harvest...

Iowa: Can You Cut Weed Seed Production with Late-season Herbicides Sprays?

Problems caused by unfavorable conditions this season have resulted in greater than normal weed escapes. These weeds may reduce crop yields and definitely will...

Dicamba: Consider Tank Mix Without Glyphosate – Plus 4 Other Tips...

In a late, delayed spring like this one, growers may have to rely on postemergence herbicide applications more than usual to control weeds. If...

Midwest Weeds: Wet, Cold Weather Made for Woolly Fields – DTN

Leave that 4-inch soda can in the truck -- some of the weeds and cover crop cover in the Midwest right now will require...

Electrocuting Weeds – European Zapper Slated For U.S. Testing

A new weed-killing tool is coming to America and its mode of action is, well, quite shocking. The latest buzz in weed control is called...

Dicamba: Effects of pH, Tankmixing And Additives – Deep Diving Into...

How do tankmixes and pH affect dicamba volatility? That’s a deep and wide subject that University of Tennessee weed scientists addressed in late April...

Nebraska: Spring Burndown Challenges And How To Overcome Them – Podcast

On this month’s Nebraska CropWatch podcast, Extension Educator Michael Sindelar talks with Extension Weed Specialist Amit Jhala about spring burndown herbicide applications.  Jhala talks about...

Not Scared Of Palmer Pigweed? Better Recalibrate Your Thinking, Says This...

Editor’s Note: The author, Matt Hagny with Pinnacle Crop Tech in Salina, Kansas, has been an independent crop consultant specializing in no-till systems since...

A Big Mess: Devising 2,4-D and Dicamba Burndown Plan After Flooding

With flood, cold, and wet conditions in March/April, many producers are facing a smaller than expected window for making their burndown herbicide applications before...

Nebraska Soybeans: Which Dicamba Product Can I Use for Burndown? (Trick...

I recently received several phone calls from growers with questions on terminating broadleaf cover crop species and broadleaf weeds using dicamba products. The growers...

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...