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UT’s Main Honored as 2011 Extension Specialist of the Year

January 6, 2011

The University of Tennessee’s Extension cotton specialist Chris Main, Ph. D., has been selected by his peers as the 2011

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New GlyTol Technology to be Available in 2011

December 21, 2010

New GlyTol glyphosate-tolerant technology, a proprietary trait from Bayer CropScience, will be commercially available to cotton growers in 2011. New

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How to Save Glyphosate

December 6, 2010

The question was directed to world-renowned weed-resistance expert Dr. Stephen Powles: “In the next 10 years, what will be the

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BASF and Monsanto Announce Progress in Dicamba Formulations

November 9, 2010

BASF and Monsanto Company recently announced significant progress toward launching next-generation dicamba-based weed control systems for soybeans and cotton. The

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MANA Partners With Monsanto on Crop Protection Collaboration

October 26, 2010

Weed management just got easier for farmers, as two global leaders joined forces with proven molecules that will help manage

Monsanto Outlines New Weed-Management Program

October 19, 2010

Monsanto Company has outlined its new platform on weed management to provide the framework needed to manage weeds in the

Leaving the Back Door Open for Resistant Weeds

September 24, 2010

It’s no secret that the scourge of glyphosate resistance is spreading. What started in South Georgia five short years ago

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

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

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

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

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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Keeping Texas Weed Pests Under Control

February 20, 2018

A positive year of weed management with new dicamba technologies bodes well for Texas cotton growers in 2018.

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Online Training for Auxin Use in AR Now Open

February 20, 2018

Online training is open for Arkansas farmers seeking the mandatory license for ground applications of any dicamba or Enlist 2,4-D

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TX Auxin Training Gets Reciprocal Okay from OK, NM

February 15, 2018

Auxin-specific herbicide training developed by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension has received reciprocal approval by Oklahoma and New Mexico, allowing producers that operate in those states to attend one training to meet regulatory requirements.

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Keep Young Cotton Out of Battle with Pigweed

February 2, 2018

In South Texas, an early season fight against pigweed can keep your young crop out of a losing battle.

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Hit the Target Website Helps Reduce Crop Injury Issues

January 23, 2018

While Texas cotton and soybean growers complete application training for new auxin formulations, the education is being extended to help producers with sensitive or susceptible crops protect their investments.

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Tennessee Sets Dates for Dicamba Stewardship Training

January 15, 2018

Dicamba Stewardship training sessions will be held throughout Tennessee from mid-January through early March, with online training available soon.

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Tennessee Proposes New Requirements for Dicamba Use

December 12, 2017

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is proposing additional rules and requirements for use of new dicamba herbicides in cotton and soybeans.

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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.