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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

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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

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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

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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

Weed Scientists Urge More Vigilance Against Resistant Palmer

August 10, 2010

Weed scientists from Tennessee and North Carolina used the occasion of Monsanto’s 12th Annual Union City Field Day to issue

Resistance Fighter

July 26, 2010

Situated in the middle of a quaint, old-fashioned town square in Tunica, MS, Justin Cariker’s office doesn’t look like a

Bayer Launches ‘Respect the Rotation’ Initiative

July 20, 2010

In light of rapid expansion of glyphosate-resistant weeds, a cross-section of weed management, tillage and agronomy experts met in Memphis

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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.


Tips to Prevent Dicamba Drift

June 15, 2017

In a video presentation, Tennessee Weed Specialist Larry Steckel discusses three actions to help reduce dicamba drift and volatilization.


Dicamba Damage Reports Increasing in Arkansas

June 12, 2017

Forty complaints from off-target movement of dicamba have already been reported to the Arkansas State Plant Board, as of June 12.

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Glyphosate-Resistant Johnsongrass Focus of New Webcast

May 22, 2017

A new webcast on effective management of glyphosate-resistant johnsongrass has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.