Minnesota: Safe Spraying Days Tough to Come By In 2020

Timely pesticide applications have been a challenge in 2020. Through June, much of Minnesota had notably few hours that would be considered “ideal” for...

Minnesota: Suspect Pesticide Drift? What to Do, How to Prevent It

As they say, “With much power comes much responsibility”, and the various herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides that growers have in their toolbox for managing...

Tennessee Cotton: Continued Weed Escapes – Post-Direct, Hooded Mixtures

Some of the earlier planted cotton fields are entering the true “laying it by” application timing.  Given the continued reports of Palmer amaranth, prickly...

Dicamba: EPA Defends Decision to Allow Use of Current Supplies – DTN

EPA defended its decision to allow farmers to continue to use three vacated dicamba herbicides -- XtendiMax, FeXapan and Engenia -- and asked the...

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Plan “B” For Palmer Escapes After Dicamba, 2,4-D

Some reports have come from folks concerned by the lack of Palmer amaranth response to applications of dicamba plus glyphosate applied in the last...

Ohio: Dicamba – Following the Legal Roller Coaster Ride

The dicamba roller coaster ride continues, with a statement issued by the Ohio Department of Agriculture clarifying that the use of XtendiMax, Engenia, and...

Mississippi Rice: Post-Flood Weed Control Options

In this installment of the Mississippi Crop Situation Podcast, Drs. Bobby Golden, Jason Bond, and Ben Lawrence discuss weed control options for rice following...

Alabama Cotton: 10 Non-Dicamba Weed Control Considerations

The dicamba ban from Ninth Circuit Court caught many growers off guard. Some of them may have booked enough Xtendimax, Engenia and FeXapan for...

Ohio: Palmer Pigweed’s Toehold — Here’s What The Map Shows

The maps that accompany this article show our current knowledge of waterhemp and Palmer amaranth distribution in Ohio.  These are based on information from...

Alabama Soybeans: Alternative Weed Control Options in Xtend Crops

On June 3, 2020, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit vacated the federal registrations for the dicamba herbicides Engenia, FeXapan,...

Iowa: Understanding Weed Suppression With Cover Crops

One important benefit of cover crops to our production system is providing an alternative selection pressure on weed populations. Cereal rye has the best potential...

With Dicamba Pulled First, Is Enlist On Shaky Ground, Too?

The agricultural industry was rocked by a federal appeals court ruling that vacated the registrations of three dicamba herbicides last week. Growers would do well...

North Carolina Cotton, Soybeans: What Can I Spray on Resistant Weeds?

Hopefully you had the opportunity to purchase your dicamba products prior to reading this blog. If not, you may be wondering, “what can I...

Will Enlist Duo Be Joining the Dicamba Ban? – DTN

The agricultural industry was rocked by a federal appeals court ruling that vacated the registrations of three dicamba herbicides last week. Growers would do well...

Virginia: Should Court Ruling on Dicamba Affect My Seed Choice for Double-Crop Soybean?

The court ruling yesterday has given a devastating blow to farmers that are depending on the Roundup Ready 2 Xtend herbicide program for their...

Michigan Soybeans: Weed Management Options Without Dicamba

On June 3, 2020, the Ninth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals ordered the immediate vacatur of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) conditional...

Texas Cotton: Weed Management Options Without Dicamba

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service stands ready to advise producers on agronomic alternatives and options in the wake of a June 3 ruling from the U.S...

Georgia Cotton: New Liberty 24 (c) State Label – 4 Key Points

Research has shown understanding the time interval between sequential post applications is one of many critical components for an effective weed management system.  The figure...

Kentucky Soybeans: Dicamba Alternatives for Palmer Pigweed, Waterhemp Control

The EPA has officially canceled the labels of Xtendimax, Engenia, and FeXapan and has ceased the sale and distribution of these three products effective...

Mississippi: Weed Control After Dicamba Ruling, EPA Statement – Podcast

Bobby Golden, Ben Lawrence, and Jason Bond discuss postemergence weed control in soybean and cotton following the cancellation of dicamba herbicides. http://extension.msstate.edu/sites/default/files/audio/dicambia%206-9-20.mp3