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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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National Ag Chem Associates Launches Glyphosate Brand

July 23, 2009

National Ag Chem Associates, LLC is a chemical broker that sells and delivers crop protection chemicals — brand names and

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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.

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

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

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Thoughts on Nozzles Added to XtendiMax Label

February 22, 2017

In his fifth blog on proper stewardship of the new dicamba-based systems, Larry Steckel reviews some of the new nozzle options that have been approved for use with XtendiMax.

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Texas Outlines Best Management Practices for New Auxin Herbicides

January 31, 2017

The approval and availability of three new herbicides for use with auxin-tolerant cotton varieties in 2017 means that growers will need a keen understanding of the products and their proper use.

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Correct Nozzle Pressures Important in Xtend System

January 31, 2017

In his fourth blog on proper stewardship of the new dicamba products on Xtend crops, Larry Steckel takes a second look at the pressure ranges for optimum nozzle use.

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Watch the Wind in Xtend Crop System

January 23, 2017

In his third blog on stewardship of the Xtend Crop System, Larry Steckel turns his attention to the wind – more specifically, wind speed and direction.

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Use the Correct Nozzles in the Xtend Crop System

January 17, 2017

Larry Steckel turns his focus to nozzles in his second blog on stewardship of XtendiMax and Engenia on Xtend crops.

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Flag the Technology Program Expands in Texas

January 16, 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Plant Protection Association have collaborated on a Flag the Technology program that identifies crop fields sensitive to certain herbicides.

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Proper Use of Correct Herbicides in Xtend Crop System

January 16, 2017

Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist Larry Steckel is working to help growers prepare to properly use and manage newly-approved dicamba and 2,4-D herbicide options.

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The Auxin Wait is Over

January 11, 2017

The auxin herbicide era of cotton weed control has begun. It’s time for growers to get up to speed on the federal and state do’s and don’ts for properly using the products.

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Farmers Moving to Dominant Traits

November 16, 2016

In 2016, cotton growers demonstrated their preference for innovative weed-driven trait solutions.

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EPA Registers Dicamba Formulation for Use On Dicamba Tolerant Crops

November 9, 2016

The EPA has registered Monsanto's XtendiMax with Vapor Grip technology - a new, low volatility dicamba formulation - for use in weed control programs in cotton and soybean crops engineered for dicamba tolerance.

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Managing Glyphosate-Resistant Italian Ryegrass

October 14, 2016

Problems with glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass escalated during 2016 in Mississippi. Extension Specialist Jason Bond offers several post-harvest management suggestions.