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Syngenta to Discontinue Touchdown Brand

Syngenta has announced that it will discontinue production of its straight goods glyphosate brands, such as Touchdown, in the 4th qtr. of 2015. No...

Soybeans, Rice: Herbicide Resistant Nutsedge May be Result of Crossbreeding

Yellow nutsedge is a grass-like plant that has a well-earned reputation as one of the world's worst weeds. Not only does it grow aggressively...

Palmer Pigweed: Study Supports Post-Harvest Treatment for Control

A study featured in the most recent issue of the journal Weed Technology shows that post-harvest treatment of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth can significantly reduce...

New Technology Doesn’t Eliminate Fall Herbicides

There’s a lot of discussion about new herbicide-tolerant traits that are coming on the market soon. But University weed scientists urge growers to keep...

Got Resistant Marestail? It’s Not Too Early To Pull The Trigger

Glyphosate-resistant marestail is becoming a nightmare for soybean growers through the South and Midwest. An aggressive winter annual weed, marestail emerges in the late...

Your 2016 Weed Management Plan Might Start in 2015

Look back at your growing year in 2015. If you had excessive rain, herbicide application delays, abundant weed escapes and/or fallow fields, your best...
2016 herbicide plans

Weed Resistance – Crop Consultants Rethinking 2016 Herbicide Plans In South, Midwest

Crop consultants in both the Corn Belt and the South already are thinking ahead to their 2016 herbicide plans. In particular, they know they...

In The South, Fall Burndown Minimizes Pests Later

For southern growers still debating the economic value of a fall burndown herbicide treatment, consider this: you’re not just controlling winter annual weeds, you’re...

Do You Need To Make That Fall Burndown Application?

That’s a question plenty of farmers and their crop advisers are asking as harvest continues. Weed escapes probably were more widespread in many areas...
Palmer amaranth

Soybeans: Palmer Amaranth Control Options

Glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth is wide-spread across the Coastal Plain and is showing up alarmingly fast in the Piedmont. Not all Palmer amaranth (pigweed) in...

Prevented Planting – Ready For The Weeds That Got A Head Start?

Are you ready for the weeds? Prevented plant acreage from this season will most likely mean high weed pressure in 2016. Benjamin Franklin once...

Panther SC – Liquid Formulation Of Flumioxazin That Mixes Well (See Video)

If you like the efficacy of flumioxazin herbicides but don’t look forward to handling the dry formulations, this is your day. Nufarm recently launched...

Cutleaf Eveningprimrose – Approaches For A Weed That Roundup Misses

As if growers throughout the Corn and Cotton Belts didn’t have enough weed headaches, add cutleaf eveningprimrose (CLEP) to the list of resistant weeds...

Considering Tillage To Control Resistant Weeds? Read This First.

With more weed resistance at play, does cold steel have a place again? That’s the key question in a swirling debate among farmers, their...

After Wet Spring And Delays, Plenty Of Weeds And Resistance Waiting In 2016

The 2015 corn and soybean crops made a tough start, especially in Corn Belt states but also in portions of the South. Heavy rains...

Kentucky: Palmer Pigweed, Waterhemp Expand

Glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) and waterhemp (Amaranthus tuberculatus) continue to spread across Kentucky. Initially these pigweed species were thought to be present primarily...

Soybeans: 4 Weed-Management Tips for Harvest Time

Harvest is a good time for U.S. soybean farmers to celebrate a bountiful gathering of their hard work and yearlong efforts. It can also...

Illinois: Hand Pulling Weeds Making a Comeback – DTN

It’s 7 a.m. and the pile of shoes and water jugs sitting outside Amy Brown’s back door tell a tale. Inside the white farmhouse,...

Midwest Soybeans: 4 Tips for Fall Weed Management

Delayed planting has dogged farmers in much of the nation’s midsection. As if the threat of delayed harvest and substantial yield reductions weren’t enough,...

Texas: Post Harvest Pigweed Management

Palmer amaranth and waterhemp (known as pigweeds) have been spreadling rapidly in Texas row crops and several of these populations are likely resistant to...