Weed Control Stories

Cotton Production

Climate Corporation Offers Risk Free Trial of Climate Pro Technology

March 20, 2014

Growers who use Climate Basic from The Climate Corporation to capture critical farming and weather data can now try the company’s advanced Climate Pro technologies at no cost through late October.

Cotton Production

USDA Receives Strong Support for Enlist Technology; Comment Period Now Closed

March 18, 2014

USDA has received strong support for the Enlist trait, and the comment period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement is now closed. The trait - pending regulatory approvals - could be launched in corn and soybeans in 2015 and cotton in 2016.

Cotton Production

Brake F2 Herbicide Receives Section 18 Exemption in Four States for Pigweed Control

March 7, 2014

Brake F2 Herbicide has been granted Section 18 emergency exemptions for control of glyphosate-resistant pigweed in approved counties in four Cotton Belt states.

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Enlist Technology Advances in USDA Regulatory Process

January 20, 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced the completion of its Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on the Enlist

Cotton Production

New Focus on Cotton Webcast Addresses Glyphosate-Resistant Italian Ryegrass

January 9, 2014

Over the years, Italian Ryegrass could be found on roadsides, in ditches, and other benign places. Unfortunately, glyphosate-resistant biotypes of

TwinLink Technology Available for 2014 in FiberMax and Stoneville Varieties

January 8, 2014

TwinLink cotton technology from Bayer CropScience has received all necessary U.S. and international approvals and will be commercially available in

Protect Your Profits: Take Advantage of Herbicide Incentive Programs

December 31, 2013

As 2014 begins, it’s clear that cotton growers will be looking for cost-cutting efficiencies to help them remain productive and

Nufarm Announces CATS Herbicide Products for Resistant Weed Control

December 13, 2013

Nufarm has announced a new line of herbicide products that will offer cotton, soybean, peanut and corn growers effective, economical

Cotton Growers Continue Search for Herbicide Resistance Solutions

December 13, 2013

For nearly a decade, cotton growers have been battling to save crops from glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth – or pigweed. Though

BASF Survey Shows 75 Percent of Growers Battling Glyphosate-Resistant Weeds

December 5, 2013

Three out of four growers participating in a recent BASF survey suspect that glyphosate resistance is a cause of their

MANA and Monsanto Extend Roundup Ready PLUS Agreement

November 6, 2013

Cotoran 4L, Direx 4L and Pyrimax 3.2L cotton herbicides will remain part of the Roundup Ready PLUS Weed Management Solutions platform through

Monsanto Expands 2014 RR PLUS Weed Management Program

October 30, 2013

Farmers who take proactive steps to manage weeds on their farm will have more incentive to do so in the

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Genome Mapping Signals Brighter Days for U.S. Cotton

December 6, 2014

At a time when growers rely increasingly more on genetic advancements in yield and fiber quality to keep cotton economically viable, cotton breeders and researchers are excited about the possibilities that genome mapping brings to variety and trait development.

Weed Control

Georgia Growers Lay the Blueprint for Pigweed Control

December 3, 2014

It makes sense for Georgia – the first state to confirm glyphosate resistant pigweed – to be one of the first places for the investment in pigweed control to begin visibly paying off.


Details from Summit on “Wicked” Herbicide Resistance Problem Now Available Online

October 21, 2014

Slides and a webcast of the Weed Science Society of America’s scientific summit on herbicide resistant weeds are now available for free online.


USDA Announces Measures to Help Farmers Diversify Weed Control Efforts

October 16, 2014

USDA has announced several new steps to help address the increase of herbicide resistant weeds in U.S. agricultural systems.

Crop Inputs

Consider Options for Fall Herbicide Applications

October 7, 2014

Growers who may be considering fall herbicide applications for anything other than Italian ryegrass may want to rethink their options.

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National Summit on Herbicide Resistant Weeds Set for September 10

August 31, 2014

The Weed Science Society of America will conduct a national scientific summit on herbicide resistant weeds in Washington, D.C., on September 10, including a live webcast of the event for those unable to attend in person.

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Ramping Up the Outreach for Enlist Technology

August 29, 2014

Dow AgroScience is ramping up outreach and education efforts to make sure cotton producers are ready for the introduction of the Enlist Weed Control System for cotton in 2016, pending regulatory approval.

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Planting Intentions for 2015 Impact Aerial Sowing of Fall Cover Crops for Weed Control

August 26, 2014

Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist Larry Steckel says there’s a lot of interest in aerial seeding of cover crops into standing crops this fall to help with weed suppression next spring.

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Zidua Herbicide Now Labeled for Residual Weed Control at Layby

July 18, 2014

BASF has issued a supplemental label for use of Zidua herbicide in post-directed layby applications for weed control in cotton.

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Help Manage Pigweed with Hoods and Post-Direct Applications

July 3, 2014

Management of Palmer amaranth is possible in cotton with careful use of hooded sprayers and other post-directed herbicide applications.

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Tech Centers Offer Southern Growers a Look at Enlist Weed Control System

June 27, 2014

Dow AgroSciences is more than tripling the number of field training locations this summer to demonstrate the Enlist Weed Control System and other company products.