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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 – DTN

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...

Cover Crop Seed: The Ins and Outs of Growing and Selling It

With the rising popularity of cover crops we frequently receive questions from producers about how to grow and sell cover crop seed. Here’s some...

Georgia Cotton: Beware of Increased Herbicide Resistance

Georgia cotton producers face two great weed control challenges this season — how to minimize the development of herbicide resistance and mitigating off-target herbicide...

Pennsylvania: Corn, Soybean Weed Control – What’s New for 2019

As in the recent past, there are absolutely no new herbicide modes of action. All the newer herbicide products are simply new premixes or...

Herbicide-Resistant Kochia: What’s Known And Unknown

Researchers from Kansas State and Montana State universities have compiled a review article for the journal Weed Science that focuses on what we know and don’t know about...

Ohio: The LL-GT27 Soybean – What’s Legal to Spray and When?

We are starting to see the availability of soybean varieties with more than two herbicide resistance traits, which can expand the herbicide options, improve...

Iowa Soybeans: Achieving Full Season Waterhemp Control

Although there are many ways weeds escape control in crop fields, one of the leading causes of waterhemp control failures is emergence of plants...

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...

Higher Soybean Seeding Rates: Making The Case For Weed Suppression

Recent text from an extension client:   “Mark Licht is telling us to plant 120-140K soybeans. Tells us why more isn’t cost effective. You tell us...

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

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 – DTN

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...

Ohio: One Last Reminder – Changes to Dicamba Labels for 2019

Both commercial and private applicators should note changes to labeling for Engenia (BASF), XtendiMax (Monsanto) and FeXapan (DuPont) for 2019. If these products will...

Indiana: Using Dicamba Products in 2019

You’ll probably be hearing from a variety of sources about how to safely and legally use post-emergent dicamba products in 2019. These include Engenia (BASF),...

Georgia Peanuts: Yellow Nutsedge Tests Positive for Cadre Resistance

In September 2017, after doing some preliminary screening (Figure 1), we collected yellow nutsedge tubers from a peanut field that were a strong suspect...

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

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

Dicamba Lawsuit Dismissed but Door Still Open – DTN

The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a lawsuit against dicamba last week, but left open a door for the plaintiffs to expedite...

Arkansas Rice: Loyant – What Have We Learned from Last Year?

Loyant is a Group 4 (auxin type) herbicide – basically it affects plant hormones and how the plant grows.  When you are working with...

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

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...