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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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

With Seed-Applied Treatments Holding, it’s Time To …Beat Resistance, Improve Quality

February 26, 2009

Quite obviously the results are not in – and won’t be until after harvest – but at first glance, it

Kissing Cousins

February 25, 2009

Glyphosate- and ALS-resistant species of pigweed have become nothing short of terrors across the Southeast and Mid-South. Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus

The Residual Comeback

February 23, 2009

Across the weed spectrum in the Southeast and Mid-South, there is no doubt that glyphosate- and ALS-resistant marestail and palmer

The Clarion Call

February 10, 2009

Unfortunately, regrettably, lamentably, Dr. Powel was right. Resistant marestail is almost a fact of life in the Mid-South and Southeast,

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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.

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Post-Direct and Hooded Options for Pigweed Control

July 7, 2016

Considering how Palmer amaranth – or pigweed – seems to just keep coming this year, directed layby applications are critical for maintaining consistent pigweed control.

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Cut Down on Weed Escapes

June 28, 2016

As new types of resistance appear, keep a sharp eye out for pigweed escapes.

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New Webcast Outlines Flag the Technology Program

June 22, 2016

A new webcast explaining the use and value of the University of Arkansas’ Flag the Technology program has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.

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Preserving Weed Management Tools through Good Stewardship

May 9, 2016

Cotton growers looking for ways to cut trips across their fields to save money and time could be doing more harm than good – especially when it comes to weed management.