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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

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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

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

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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.

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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.