Dicamba: Politics Tainted Decision Making, Says EPA – DTN

EPA's past 2018 dicamba registration decision was tainted by political interference and ignored important science on the herbicide's risks, according to an internal EPA...

Tennessee Sorghum: 6 Weed Management Pointers

It sounds like there is a little more interest in planting grain sorghum this spring compared to more recent years. As such producers who...

Tennessee Corn: Late Burndown Options

Ready or not burndown season is here!  There has been very little burndown applied to date.  Weather permitting some would like to start corn...

Indiana Wheat: Spring Herbicide Applications

The warmer temperatures experienced in Indiana over the past week and the forecast for warmer temperatures moving forward will allow winter wheat fields in...

Indiana: Spring Burndown Considerations – Air Temps And Herbicide Efficacy

Every year growers may experience challenges when controlling winter annuals weeds or terminating cover crops with glyphosate-based burndown herbicide programs, specifically when glyphosate is...

Biden Reviewing EPA Atrazine Actions – DTN

A federal lawsuit challenging EPA's approval of atrazine and two related herbicides, propazine and simazine, has been stayed as part of the Biden administration's...

Dicamba: States Can’t Extend Spray Dates – DTN

EPA has moved to block state attempts to extend the dicamba cutoffs listed on the federal labels of XtendiMax, Engenia and Tavium in 2021. The...

Georgia: Dicamba Applicator Certified License Update

During 2019, UGA Extension and the Department of Agriculture provided a one-time opportunity to obtain a two-year license allowing those individuals without a traditional certified applicators...

Dicamba: Arkansas Eyes Rule Change – DTN

The Arkansas State Plant Board voted Wednesday, March 4, in favor of a new rule to adopt the EPA's federal dicamba cutoff dates for...

The High Cost Weeds – Importance of Early Management – DTN

By the time your sprayer rolls into a 12-inch corn field and zaps a row full of 4-inch waterhemp, you've already lost yield to...

Pennsylvania: Benefits of Early Burndown Herbicide Applications

As air temperature and daylength increases, early spring weeds respond aggressively and grow quickly. Sometimes they grow so fast, that by the time crops...

Iowa Corn: Preplant Control of Volunteer Corn

Due to extensive damage to corn fields last year from the derecho, volunteer corn is a looming threat for many fields this spring. Farmers...

Pest Management: Turn Compensation – A Benefit of PWM Sprayer Technology

Pulse width modulated (PWM) sprayer nozzle technology has been present in the ag industry for many years. These systems can maintain pressure as speed...

Georgia Corn: Early Weed Control A Must in Reducing Yield Loss

A big mistake that I see growers make in an attempt to be effective in controlling weeds in corn is waiting too long before...

Alabama: Dicamba – Which Glyphosate Products Can Be Used New Formulations?

Alabama Extension weed scientist Dr. Steve Li gives an update on which glyphosate products that can be used along with the new dicamba formulations....

Dicamba Rules Update – What’s the Deal in 2021? – DTN

For the fourth time in five years, farmers and applicators face a new set of requirements to spray dicamba over the top of dicamba-tolerant...

Arkansas: Dicamba Use Regulations for 2021

I have had several conversations with county agents, consultants, and growers over the last couple of weeks about what changes, if any, were made...

Arkansas: Glufosinate Resistant Palmer Pigweed Found

Last summer an article was written about two fields of concern in Mississippi County where three applications of glufosinate failed to control Palmer amaranth....

Illinois Soybeans: Dicamba – Additional State-Specific Restrictions

The Illinois Department of Agriculture recently announced additional restrictions for dicamba applications to soybean. In addition to the requirements of the federally-approved labels, all...

Iowa: Dicamba Regulations – Protection of Endangered Species

The 2020 registration for Xtendimax, Engenia and the extension of the Tavium registration included additional restrictions for protection of Endangered Species. Iowa counties with...