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New GlyTol Technology to be Available in 2011

December 21, 2010

New GlyTol glyphosate-tolerant technology, a proprietary trait from Bayer CropScience, will be commercially available to cotton growers in 2011. New

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How to Save Glyphosate

December 6, 2010

The question was directed to world-renowned weed-resistance expert Dr. Stephen Powles: “In the next 10 years, what will be the

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BASF and Monsanto Announce Progress in Dicamba Formulations

November 9, 2010

BASF and Monsanto Company recently announced significant progress toward launching next-generation dicamba-based weed control systems for soybeans and cotton. The

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MANA Partners With Monsanto on Crop Protection Collaboration

October 26, 2010

Weed management just got easier for farmers, as two global leaders joined forces with proven molecules that will help manage

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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

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

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

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

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

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Dicamba’s Defenders

August 22, 2017

Amid a chorus of complaints, many cotton producers express worry over losing an invaluable tool for weed control.


Arkansas Researchers Share Dicamba Volatility Studies

August 11, 2017

Work done by University of Arkansas weed scientists has found that every dicamba formulation tested this spring and summer demonstrated a level of volatility.

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Post-Direct or Hooded Options for Layby Weed Control

July 6, 2017

Tennessee’s Larry Steckel offers recommendations for post-direct or hooded herbicide applications at layby.

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Best Management Practices to Mitigate Dicamba Drift

June 27, 2017

To help offset potential dicamba drift issues, Tennessee Weed Specialist Larry Steckel offers best management practices to help reduce off-target movement.

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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.