Weed Control Stories
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.
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.
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.
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.
April 20, 2017
An apparent shortage of Caparol has some cotton growers scrambling to find alternatives for their pre-emergence residual herbicide program.
March 30, 2017
From a cotton farming standpoint, it may be more important now than ever to match your surroundings with your weed control responsibilities.
March 20, 2017
Extension experts say hooded booms like Willmar’s Redball hooded sprayers increase accuracy and minimize drift.
February 22, 2017
In his fifth blog on proper stewardship of the new dicamba-based systems, Larry Steckel reviews some of the new nozzle options that have been approved for use with XtendiMax.
January 31, 2017
The approval and availability of three new herbicides for use with auxin-tolerant cotton varieties in 2017 means that growers will need a keen understanding of the products and their proper use.
January 31, 2017
In his fourth blog on proper stewardship of the new dicamba products on Xtend crops, Larry Steckel takes a second look at the pressure ranges for optimum nozzle use.
January 23, 2017
In his third blog on stewardship of the Xtend Crop System, Larry Steckel turns his attention to the wind – more specifically, wind speed and direction.
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.
July 6, 2017
Tennessee’s Larry Steckel offers recommendations for post-direct or hooded herbicide applications at layby.
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.