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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

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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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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

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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

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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

Australian Association Issues 2,4D Use Reminder

October 22, 2009

This week, Cotton Australia issued a reminder to cotton farmers to exercise extreme caution when using 2,4D phenoxy herbicides to

BASF’s Kixor Herbicide Technology Gets Approval from EPA

September 22, 2009

announced today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration of a new active ingredient, Kixor herbicide, for use on a wide

Monsanto Outlines Changes to Roundup Herbicide Business

September 22, 2009

Monsanto Company recently outlined changes to its Roundup brand agricultural herbicide business which are expected to result in more competitive

Resistance Fighters

September 14, 2009

It’s not as if cotton growers in the Mid-South hadn’t been warned. Since the first cases of glyphosate resistance were

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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.

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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.

Soybeans

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.

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Weed Control Options in Light of Herbicide Shortages

May 9, 2017

Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist Larry Steckel outlines several options for early season cotton weed control in light of shortages of Caporol, Cotoran and Diuron.

Soybeans

Cooperation, Preparation Are Keys to Ag Sustainability

May 5, 2017

Georgia’s Stanley Culpepper outlines the training efforts for auxin herbicides in the state and praises the people who make it all work.

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Upgrading Cotton Weed Control Step by Step

May 2, 2017

To control yield-robbing weeds, farmers need a step by step strategy, starting with a clean, weed-free field, followed by timely applications of herbicides with multiple modes of action.

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Foliar Auxin Injury Not Good Indicator of Yield Loss

May 1, 2017

According to High Plains cotton and weed specialists, the relationship between injury from auxin herbicides and potential yield loss is difficult – if not impossible – to accurately predict.

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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.