Weed Control Stories
May 9, 2016
Cotton growers looking for ways to cut trips across their fields to save money and time could be doing more harm than good – especially when it comes to weed management.
May 3, 2016
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is conducting an online survey to determine weed management systems commonly used by cotton growers, as well as the current extent of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth in West Texas.
November 27, 2015
Citing “new information regarding potential synergistic effects between the two ingredients on non-target plants,” EPA is reconsidering the registration of Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist Duo herbicide for corn, soybeans and cotton.
October 27, 2015
As growers look across their harvested fields, they should be thinking about what’s needed to get ready for 2016 plantings.
September 7, 2015
When USDA deregulated Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist cotton trait system in late July, company representatives breathed a sigh of relief…and started gearing up for the “fun part.”
August 26, 2015
Growers should plan now for fall cover crops to help improve control of herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth in next year's row crops.
August 7, 2015
The early season rainfall in Texas has caused high weed pressure in cotton throughout the state, especially in the Rolling Plains.
July 14, 2015
Now that most weed control treatments are ending, it’s time to look for ways to effectively hand weed and remove surviving pigweed plants from the field.
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 16, 2017
Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist Larry Steckel is working to help growers prepare to properly use and manage newly-approved dicamba and 2,4-D herbicide options.
November 9, 2016
The EPA has registered Monsanto's XtendiMax with Vapor Grip technology - a new, low volatility dicamba formulation - for use in weed control programs in cotton and soybean crops engineered for dicamba tolerance.
July 7, 2016
Considering how Palmer amaranth – or pigweed – seems to just keep coming this year, directed layby applications are critical for maintaining consistent pigweed control.