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Main: The Pros and Cons of Ignite, Widestrike Combo

March 18, 2011

By Dr. Chris Main Cotton and Small Grains Specialist University of Tennessee Articles fill the pages of agriculture publications promoting

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Raising a Red Flag Over Ignite, WideStrike Combo

March 3, 2011

PhytoGen’s WideStrike seed varieties and Bayer CropScience’s Ignite herbicide chemistry have both enjoyed widespread popularity in recent years. In that

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Willmar Introduces New Hooded Sprayer to Combat Resistant Weeds

February 22, 2011

Willmar Fabrication introduces the 915 Hooded Sprayer, the industry’s newest weapon in the fight against resistant pigweed. “The 915 Hooded

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Residual Herbicides: What Length of Control is Enough?

February 15, 2011

Preemergence residual herbicides are topping researchers’ recommendations for resistance management and overall weed strategy programs this spring. But with several

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Gaining Ground on Resistant Weeds

January 27, 2011

This year was a mix of good news and bad news for Georgia growers in their fight to control and

UT’s Main Honored as 2011 Extension Specialist of the Year

January 6, 2011

The University of Tennessee’s Extension cotton specialist Chris Main, Ph. D., has been selected by his peers as the 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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Missouri Sets Dicamba Cut-Off Dates for 2018

November 28, 2017

The Missouri Department of Agriculture is putting guidelines and restrictions in place for in-crop use of new dicamba formulations in 2018.

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Arkansas Stands Firm on In-Season Dicamba Ban

November 9, 2017

The Arkansas State Plant Board voted November 8 to restrict the use of new dicamba products in the state for a second consecutive year.

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No Pesticide Drift Complaints in Georgia in 2017

October 26, 2017

No official pesticide drift complaints due to in-season applications of dicamba or 2,4-D have been reported to the Georgia Department of Agriculture in 2017.

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EPA Sets Revised In-Crop Dicamba Guidelines

October 13, 2017

The EPA has reached an agreement with Monsanto, BASF and DuPont on measures to further minimize the potential for drift damage from over-the-top use of dicamba formulations in genetically-modified cotton and soybeans.

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Consider Establishing a Post Harvest Cover Crop

October 2, 2017

The adoption of cover crops in Tennessee has proven to be a major tool for successfully controlling Palmer amaranth.

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Farmers Impressed with Enlist Duo Performance

August 30, 2017

Growers who have used Enlist Duo herbicide this summer have reported not only exceptional control of their toughest weeds, but are also impressed with how it stays on target.

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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.