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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

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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

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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

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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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Bayer Announces Price Cuts for Ignite Herbicide

March 8, 2010

Bayer CropScience has announced a price reduction Ignite herbicide of approximately 20 percent. Ignite is non-selective herbicide alternative to glyphosate

Resistance Management a Hot Topic at Gin Show

February 26, 2010

Farmers are gathering in Memphis for the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show this weekend. The show provides farmers a chance

Don’t Give Pigweed The Light Of Day

February 18, 2010

For the last three years, the Beltwide has kicked off with the Consultants Conference, sponsored by Syngenta, Bayer CropScience and

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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Thoughts on Nozzles Added to XtendiMax Label

February 22, 2017

In his fifth blog on proper stewardship of the new dicamba-based systems, Larry Steckel reviews some of the new nozzle options that have been approved for use with XtendiMax.

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Texas Outlines Best Management Practices for New Auxin Herbicides

January 31, 2017

The approval and availability of three new herbicides for use with auxin-tolerant cotton varieties in 2017 means that growers will need a keen understanding of the products and their proper use.

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Correct Nozzle Pressures Important in Xtend System

January 31, 2017

In his fourth blog on proper stewardship of the new dicamba products on Xtend crops, Larry Steckel takes a second look at the pressure ranges for optimum nozzle use.

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Watch the Wind in Xtend Crop System

January 23, 2017

In his third blog on stewardship of the Xtend Crop System, Larry Steckel turns his attention to the wind – more specifically, wind speed and direction.

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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.