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Delaware: Dicamba – Check Pesticide Use Limitation Areas Before Spraying

The Delaware Department of Agriculture is urging all pesticide applicators that plan to use dicamba this growing season to check the U.S. Environmental Protection...

Indiana Wheat: Spring Herbicide Applications for Winter Annuals

The winter is finally winding down and we are bound to have warmer days and spring in the near future. As we look towards...

Iowa: Spring Burndown — Take Possible Resistance Into Account

With the short timeframe for fieldwork this spring prior to planting, early weed management may fall to the bottom of the priority list for...

North Carolina: Plenty Of Ruts — How Will Needed Tillage Affect Weeds?

Most folks are trying to put the 2018 growing season behind them, especially with the abnormally wet, hurricane-ridden, and drawn-out harvest season. However, traveling...

Illinois: With New Confirmation, Waterhemp Is The State’s Resistance Champ

The continual evolution of weed species and populations resistant to herbicides from one or more site-of-action groups represents one of the most daunting challenges...

Iowa: Check FieldWatch Before Spraying

Prepare for a safe pesticide application season by checking the FieldWatch registry before making pesticide applications. The FieldWatch registry is intended to provide easy-to-use,...

Rolling On Herbicides: Exploring The Concept

Driving across Iowa, Hendrik J. Viljoen, distinguished professor of chemical and biological engineering at the University of Nebraska, noticed that soybean fields were becoming...

Texas Cotton: Managing Volunteer Corn

Volunteer corn can be a significant problem in corn‐cotton rotations under no‐till and limited tillage. Volunteer corn can result from grain loss at harvest...

Tennessee Corn: Late Burndown Options

Sprayers are rolling across Tennessee. Most are trying to catch up as we are well behind the burndown pace of many Tennessee springs. Typically...

Iowa Cover Crops: Looking Ahead To 2020 — Effect On Weed Management?

One benefit of planting cover crops is their contribution to weed management. While several factors contribute to the inhibition of weeds by cover crops,...

Dicamba – EPA Plans to Limit States Rights on “Local Needs” 24(c) Labels –...

After months of denials and vague language, EPA has confirmed it is considering limiting the ability of states to restrict pesticide use beyond the...

Georgia Cotton: Taking Out Winter Weeds In Cover Crops

It is the time of the year where growers are getting ready to prepare cotton land by burning down winter weeds in wheat/rye/oats cover...

Nebraska: Overcoming Spring Burndown Challenges – 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...

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...

Tennessee: Clethodim and Managing Glyphosate-Resistant Grasses

Clethodim is quickly replacing glyphosate as the “go-to” herbicide for grass control in West Tennessee.  It began a few years ago as...

Iowa: 5 Tips for Spring Cover Crop Termination

Spring weather has finally arrived and fieldwork will begin soon. Iowa State University research suggests cereal rye should be terminated at least...

Training Required for all Paraquat-Containing Products

The EPA will be requiring that anyone who purchases, mixes or applies a paraquat containing herbicide to take the “How to Safely...

Iowa: Noxious Weed Law Changes – What You Should Know

The introduction of Palmer amaranth has the potential to significantly impact Iowa crop production in the future.  But as the saying goes, there’s...

Arkansas: Glyphosate Labels – Working Through the Confusion

With the recent global approval of the LibertyLink GT27 and Enlist E3 soybean traits, there seems to be some confusion or uncertainty as to...

Arkansas: CropCheck – New Program to Reduce Pesticide Drift

As spring rolls toward Arkansas and growers begin to approach their planting dates, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is encouraging growers...