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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

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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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Reigning In Late Season Escapes

June 1, 2009

If anybody is qualified to discuss how to properly deal with glyphosate resistant Palmer amaranth, it’s Georgia Extension Specialist Dr.

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No Small Issue

May 11, 2009

Speaking to a group of Mississippi-based crop consultants this past winter, Chuck Foresman pulled no punches on the looming threat

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Cotton Growers Saving Time with Roundup Ready Flex

April 20, 2009

Farmers who grew Roundup Ready Flex cotton this past season reported in a recent telephone survey that they not only

Sounding the Alarm

March 19, 2009

Since its discovery in 2004, glyphosate resistant Palmer amaranth has kept extension specialists and weed scientists with their hands full.

Take the Wayback Machine to 1995

March 12, 2009

If you’re old enough to remember Mr. Peabody and his Wayback Machine from the Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, then you

When Glyphosate Fails – Management Strategies For Resistant Palmer Amaranth

March 2, 2009

In journalism school, professors teach aspiring writers to never use clichés, especially not two in the same sentence. But if

Resistance Has Crossed The River

March 2, 2009

When did glyphosate resistance become noticeable? Three years ago? When did it become a problem? Two years ago? In west

Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth Can Infect Plants 200 Meters Away

March 2, 2009

Even the most resilient things have their weaknesses. When Superman was exposed to kryptonite, he lost his special powers. In

With Seed-Applied Treatments Holding, it’s Time To …Beat Resistance, Improve Quality

February 26, 2009

Quite obviously the results are not in – and won’t be until after harvest – but at first glance, it

Kissing Cousins

February 25, 2009

Glyphosate- and ALS-resistant species of pigweed have become nothing short of terrors across the Southeast and Mid-South. Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus

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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.

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Participation Urged for Texas Palmer Amaranth Study

May 3, 2016

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is conducting an online survey to determine weed management systems commonly used by cotton growers, as well as the current extent of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth in West Texas.

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How to Manage PPO Resistant Pigweed in Cotton

February 4, 2016

Mississippi State Extension specialists say managing Palmer amaranth with multiple resistance to glyphosate, ALS and PPO herbicides will be complicated, but not impossible.

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Producers Embrace Diverse Herbicide Programs

December 8, 2015

While growers wait on regulatory approval of new options, residual herbicides become increasingly important.

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EPA Reconsidering Enlist Duo Registration; Dow Responds

November 27, 2015

Citing “new information regarding potential synergistic effects between the two ingredients on non-target plants,” EPA is reconsidering the registration of Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist Duo herbicide for corn, soybeans and cotton.

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Post-Harvest Field Prep Can Reduce Weed Problems at Planting

October 27, 2015

As growers look across their harvested fields, they should be thinking about what’s needed to get ready for 2016 plantings.

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Enlist Cotton Gets the Greenlight

September 7, 2015

When USDA deregulated Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist cotton trait system in late July, company representatives breathed a sigh of relief…and started gearing up for the “fun part.”

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Cover Crop Considerations for This Fall

August 26, 2015

Growers should plan now for fall cover crops to help improve control of herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth in next year's row crops.

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Rain-Fed Weeds in Cotton Need Mid-Season Control

August 7, 2015

The early season rainfall in Texas has caused high weed pressure in cotton throughout the state, especially in the Rolling Plains.

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Time to Clear Pigweeds from the Field

July 14, 2015

Now that most weed control treatments are ending, it’s time to look for ways to effectively hand weed and remove surviving pigweed plants from the field.

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Rains Create Texas-Sized Weed Challenges

June 30, 2015

Drought-busting rains in May have created a mixed bag for cotton – and weed control – across Texas.