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Monsanto Outlines New Weed-Management Program

October 19, 2010

Monsanto Company has outlined its new platform on weed management to provide the framework needed to manage weeds in the

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Leaving the Back Door Open for Resistant Weeds

September 24, 2010

It’s no secret that the scourge of glyphosate resistance is spreading. What started in South Georgia five short years ago

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Weed Scientists Urge More Vigilance Against Resistant Palmer

August 10, 2010

Weed scientists from Tennessee and North Carolina used the occasion of Monsanto’s 12th Annual Union City Field Day to issue

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Resistance Fighter

July 26, 2010

Situated in the middle of a quaint, old-fashioned town square in Tunica, MS, Justin Cariker’s office doesn’t look like a

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Bayer Launches ‘Respect the Rotation’ Initiative

July 20, 2010

In light of rapid expansion of glyphosate-resistant weeds, a cross-section of weed management, tillage and agronomy experts met in Memphis

New Monsanto Herbicide will be Widely Available to U.S. Farmers in 2011

July 8, 2010

According to a press release issued this week by the Monsanto Company: the launch of its new encapsulated formulation of

Monsanto Launches Warrant Herbicide

July 6, 2010

Monsanto Company announces the launch of a new encapsulated formulation of acetochlor designed for cotton and soybean acres in 2010

BASF Unveils Online Training Program for Kixor Use

June 30, 2010

BASF Corporation has introduced a new online training program – www.kixoreducation.com – that provides key information on how Kixor herbicide

Syngenta Website Pinpoints Glyphosate Resistant Weeds On a Local Level

April 27, 2010

Using a new tool now available on Resistancefighter.com, growers can find out just how close glyphosate resistance is to their

China Accused of Dumping Glyphosate

April 20, 2010

Albaugh Inc. filed a petition with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission to impose anti-dumping duties

Robbing the Seed Bank

April 19, 2010

Ken Smith isn’t the only weed scientist in the Cotton Belt to identify the soil seed bank as a key

A Familiar Foe

March 19, 2010

It’s been a year since many growers in the Mid-South got their first taste of a serious glyphosate-resistance infestation. In

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Avoid Inversions When Spraying Weeds

June 19, 2017

Dr. Larry Steckel offers tips to help avoid potential problems when spraying dicamba in inversion conditions, even when proper guidelines are being followed.


Tips to Prevent Dicamba Drift

June 15, 2017

In a video presentation, Tennessee Weed Specialist Larry Steckel discusses three actions to help reduce dicamba drift and volatilization.


Dicamba Damage Reports Increasing in Arkansas

June 12, 2017

Forty complaints from off-target movement of dicamba have already been reported to the Arkansas State Plant Board, as of June 12.

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Glyphosate-Resistant Johnsongrass Focus of New Webcast

May 22, 2017

A new webcast on effective management of glyphosate-resistant johnsongrass has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.

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Weed Control Options in Light of Herbicide Shortages

May 9, 2017

Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist Larry Steckel outlines several options for early season cotton weed control in light of shortages of Caporol, Cotoran and Diuron.


Cooperation, Preparation Are Keys to Ag Sustainability

May 5, 2017

Georgia’s Stanley Culpepper outlines the training efforts for auxin herbicides in the state and praises the people who make it all work.

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Upgrading Cotton Weed Control Step by Step

May 2, 2017

To control yield-robbing weeds, farmers need a step by step strategy, starting with a clean, weed-free field, followed by timely applications of herbicides with multiple modes of action.

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Foliar Auxin Injury Not Good Indicator of Yield Loss

May 1, 2017

According to High Plains cotton and weed specialists, the relationship between injury from auxin herbicides and potential yield loss is difficult – if not impossible – to accurately predict.

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Multiple Pre-Emerge Residual Options for Cotton

April 20, 2017

An apparent shortage of Caparol has some cotton growers scrambling to find alternatives for their pre-emergence residual herbicide program.

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More Responsibilities with New Cotton Technologies

March 30, 2017

From a cotton farming standpoint, it may be more important now than ever to match your surroundings with your weed control responsibilities.

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Hit Right Where You’re Aiming

March 20, 2017

Extension experts say hooded booms like Willmar’s Redball hooded sprayers increase accuracy and minimize drift.