Weed Control Stories
March 2, 2009
In journalism school, professors teach aspiring writers to never use clichés, especially not two in the same sentence. But if …
December 9, 2014
Georgia cotton consultant Michael Williams has a one-word answer to picking varieties: “Yield.” He’s not alone in that assessment. Those …
February 26, 2009
Quite obviously the results are not in – and won’t be until after harvest – but at first glance, it …
February 23, 2009
Across the weed spectrum in the Southeast and Mid-South, there is no doubt that glyphosate- and ALS-resistant marestail and palmer …
February 10, 2009
Weed-resistance management is more of a hot topic these days than insect-resistance management. Is that because insect resistance has been …
February 10, 2009
“Unfortunately, regrettably, lamentably, I am predicting big time glyphosate resistance in areas of the United States in glyphosate-tolerant crops. Glyphosate …
December 6, 2014
At a time when growers rely increasingly more on genetic advancements in yield and fiber quality to keep cotton economically viable, cotton breeders and researchers are excited about the possibilities that genome mapping brings to variety and trait development.
December 3, 2014
It makes sense for Georgia – the first state to confirm glyphosate resistant pigweed – to be one of the first places for the investment in pigweed control to begin visibly paying off.
October 21, 2014
Slides and a webcast of the Weed Science Society of America’s scientific summit on herbicide resistant weeds are now available for free online.
October 16, 2014
USDA has announced several new steps to help address the increase of herbicide resistant weeds in U.S. agricultural systems.
August 31, 2014
The Weed Science Society of America will conduct a national scientific summit on herbicide resistant weeds in Washington, D.C., on September 10, including a live webcast of the event for those unable to attend in person.
August 26, 2014
Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist Larry Steckel says there’s a lot of interest in aerial seeding of cover crops into standing crops this fall to help with weed suppression next spring.
July 18, 2014
BASF has issued a supplemental label for use of Zidua herbicide in post-directed layby applications for weed control in cotton.
July 3, 2014
Management of Palmer amaranth is possible in cotton with careful use of hooded sprayers and other post-directed herbicide applications.
June 27, 2014
Dow AgroSciences is more than tripling the number of field training locations this summer to demonstrate the Enlist Weed Control System and other company products.