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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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

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

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

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

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,

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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.