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California Weeds: Field Scouting Guide – Palmer Amaranth

BASICS Scientific name: Amaranthus palmeri S. Watson Common name: Palmer amaranth is the most widely used name, but the weed also has informal common names, including...

Taking A Hard Look At Harvest Weed Seed Control

While herbicide resistance is not a new issue, the rapid increase in multiple resistant biotypes in waterhemp, giant ragweed, and horseweed (marestail) is limiting...

Texas Corn: New Weed Control Chemistries Tested

While producers may find newer corn herbicides on the market, it is important to look herbicide performance under regional environmental conditions before making any...

Herbicide Program Development – Rate Calculations

It is important to use multiple, effective herbicide groups, as discussed in the previous two parts of this series. After we’ve passed those tests,...

Illinois: Dicamba Buffers, Training, and Licensing – What to Know for 2019

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) renewed the labels of three dicamba-containing products used in dicamba-resistant soybean varieties on October 31, 2018.  These...

Dicamba Volatility and pH – Podcast

There’s new language in the 2019 dicamba label covering the impact of low pH on dicamba volatility. In this podcast, Dr. Larry Steckel explains...

Tennessee: Weed Control Manual Now Online; Dicamba Best Management Practices

The 2019 Weed Control Manual for Tennessee Field Crops, Forage Crops, Pastures, Farm Ponds and Harvest Aids is now posted online. The major change...

Dicamba Rules: Patchwork of State Cut-Off Dates Confusing – DTN

Pick a state, any state, and chances are the rules for dicamba use there could differ from its neighbors next year. EPA released federal labels...

Georgia: Dicamba Label Lives On, But…

As many cotton and soybean farmers in South Georgia were well aware in 2018, our pesticide labels for the new formulations of dicamba to...

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...