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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

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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

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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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New Monsanto Herbicide will be Widely Available to U.S. Farmers in 2011

July 8, 2010

According to a press release issued this week by the Monsanto Company: the launch of its new encapsulated formulation of

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Monsanto Launches Warrant Herbicide

July 6, 2010

Monsanto Company announces the launch of a new encapsulated formulation of acetochlor designed for cotton and soybean acres in 2010

BASF Unveils Online Training Program for Kixor Use

June 30, 2010

BASF Corporation has introduced a new online training program – www.kixoreducation.com – that provides key information on how Kixor herbicide

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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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.