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Monsanto Outlines Changes to Roundup Herbicide Business

September 22, 2009

Monsanto Company recently outlined changes to its Roundup brand agricultural herbicide business which are expected to result in more competitive

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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

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

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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.

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Foliar Auxin Injury Not Good Indicator of Yield Loss

May 1, 2017

According to High Plains cotton and weed specialists, the relationship between injury from auxin herbicides and potential yield loss is difficult – if not impossible – to accurately predict.

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Multiple Pre-Emerge Residual Options for Cotton

April 20, 2017

An apparent shortage of Caparol has some cotton growers scrambling to find alternatives for their pre-emergence residual herbicide program.