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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.