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Kichler Tabbed for ‘Resistance Fighter of the Year’

February 16, 2010

Syngenta has named Jeremy Kichler of Oglethorpe, GA, as one of two producers selected for the 2009 Resistance Fighters of

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Proactively Managing Resistance

January 14, 2010

Season-long weed control is vital to combating tough weeds on the farm. Roundup Ready Cotton Performance Plus, a Monsanto residual

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Hit ’em High, Hit ’em Low

January 11, 2010

It’s only natural that the most promising research in the battle against glyphosate resistance is coming out of the Georgia

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Putting Up Resistance

December 30, 2009

For Dr. Bill Robertson and a group of Mid-South cotton growers, a recent trip to the Texas High Plains brought

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Weed Control Planning Begins Now

November 24, 2009

When faced with the challenge of preparing for next year’s crop, weed-control planning done now can help growers get the

Australian Association Issues 2,4D Use Reminder

October 22, 2009

This week, Cotton Australia issued a reminder to cotton farmers to exercise extreme caution when using 2,4D phenoxy herbicides to

BASF’s Kixor Herbicide Technology Gets Approval from EPA

September 22, 2009

announced today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration of a new active ingredient, Kixor herbicide, for use on a wide

Monsanto Outlines Changes to Roundup Herbicide Business

September 22, 2009

Monsanto Company recently outlined changes to its Roundup brand agricultural herbicide business which are expected to result in more competitive

Resistance Fighters

September 14, 2009

It’s not as if cotton growers in the Mid-South hadn’t been warned. Since the first cases of glyphosate resistance were

National Ag Chem Associates Launches Glyphosate Brand

July 23, 2009

National Ag Chem Associates, LLC is a chemical broker that sells and delivers crop protection chemicals — brand names and

A Two Pronged Approach to Weed Resistance Management

July 8, 2009

Weed resistance, especially to glyphosate, is a real and growing threat to U.S. agriculture. And in North Carolina, this threat

Control Weeds Next Year … By Starting This Year

June 2, 2009

There have always been two objectives to weed control. The first is obvious: keeping weeds from taking moisture and nutrients

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Use the Correct Nozzles in the Xtend Crop System

January 17, 2017

Larry Steckel turns his focus to nozzles in his second blog on stewardship of XtendiMax and Engenia on Xtend crops.

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Flag the Technology Program Expands in Texas

January 16, 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Plant Protection Association have collaborated on a Flag the Technology program that identifies crop fields sensitive to certain herbicides.

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Proper Use of Correct Herbicides in Xtend Crop System

January 16, 2017

Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist Larry Steckel is working to help growers prepare to properly use and manage newly-approved dicamba and 2,4-D herbicide options.

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The Auxin Wait is Over

January 11, 2017

The auxin herbicide era of cotton weed control has begun. It’s time for growers to get up to speed on the federal and state do’s and don’ts for properly using the products.

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Farmers Moving to Dominant Traits

November 16, 2016

In 2016, cotton growers demonstrated their preference for innovative weed-driven trait solutions.

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EPA Registers Dicamba Formulation for Use On Dicamba Tolerant Crops

November 9, 2016

The EPA has registered Monsanto's XtendiMax with Vapor Grip technology - a new, low volatility dicamba formulation - for use in weed control programs in cotton and soybean crops engineered for dicamba tolerance.

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Managing Glyphosate-Resistant Italian Ryegrass

October 14, 2016

Problems with glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass escalated during 2016 in Mississippi. Extension Specialist Jason Bond offers several post-harvest management suggestions.

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Post-Direct and Hooded Options for Pigweed Control

July 7, 2016

Considering how Palmer amaranth – or pigweed – seems to just keep coming this year, directed layby applications are critical for maintaining consistent pigweed control.

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Cut Down on Weed Escapes

June 28, 2016

As new types of resistance appear, keep a sharp eye out for pigweed escapes.

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New Webcast Outlines Flag the Technology Program

June 22, 2016

A new webcast explaining the use and value of the University of Arkansas’ Flag the Technology program has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.

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Preserving Weed Management Tools through Good Stewardship

May 9, 2016

Cotton growers looking for ways to cut trips across their fields to save money and time could be doing more harm than good – especially when it comes to weed management.