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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.