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Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth Can Infect Plants 200 Meters Away

March 2, 2009

Even the most resilient things have their weaknesses. When Superman was exposed to kryptonite, he lost his special powers. In

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With Seed-Applied Treatments Holding, it’s Time To …Beat Resistance, Improve Quality

February 26, 2009

Quite obviously the results are not in – and won’t be until after harvest – but at first glance, it

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Kissing Cousins

February 25, 2009

Glyphosate- and ALS-resistant species of pigweed have become nothing short of terrors across the Southeast and Mid-South. Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus

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The Residual Comeback

February 23, 2009

Across the weed spectrum in the Southeast and Mid-South, there is no doubt that glyphosate- and ALS-resistant marestail and palmer

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The Clarion Call

February 10, 2009

Unfortunately, regrettably, lamentably, Dr. Powel was right. Resistant marestail is almost a fact of life in the Mid-South and Southeast,

Same Chapter, Different Verse

February 10, 2009

Weed-resistance management is more of a hot topic these days than insect-resistance management. Is that because insect resistance has been

Don’t Dismiss Resistance

February 5, 2009

The message was clear for attendees: The weeds are getting more adaptive, so you must be more proactive in how

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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.

Soybeans

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.

Soybeans

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.

Soybeans

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.