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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

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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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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

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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

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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

Australian Association Issues 2,4D Use Reminder

October 22, 2009

This week, Cotton Australia issued a reminder to cotton farmers to exercise extreme caution when using 2,4D phenoxy herbicides to

BASF’s Kixor Herbicide Technology Gets Approval from EPA

September 22, 2009

announced today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration of a new active ingredient, Kixor herbicide, for use on a wide

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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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.