Weed Control Stories
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.
October 14, 2016
Problems with glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass escalated during 2016 in Mississippi. Extension Specialist Jason Bond offers several post-harvest management suggestions.
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.
June 28, 2016
As new types of resistance appear, keep a sharp eye out for pigweed escapes.
June 22, 2016
A new webcast explaining the use and value of the University of Arkansas’ Flag the Technology program has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.
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.
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.