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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

Cotton Production

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

Cotton Production

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

Cotton Production

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 Production

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

Cotton Production

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

Cotton Companies Prepare to Capitalize on Dicamba-Tolerant Technology

October 15, 2013

Although Monsanto’s highly anticipated Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton trait hit a snag in May, seed company representatives are still abuzz

Examining the Best Cover Crops for Weed Control

September 9, 2013

Researchers at the University of Tennessee Extension Service are studying up on which cover crops are best suited for early-season

Bag and Drag Pigweed Escapes

August 27, 2013

Pigweed escapes – even the largest ones – are typically not at the top of a cotton producer’s to-do list

Southwest Producers Strike Back Against Resistant Pigweed

August 6, 2013

Although it’s difficult to pin down the exact time frame that glyphosate resistant Palmer amaranth was discovered in West Texas,

Five Traits That Will Revolutionize The Way You Grow Cotton

May 16, 2013

By Jim Steadman jsteadman@meistermedia.com Given the number of new and improved cotton varieties that have been introduced over the past

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Pigweed Management Strategies Following Mid-South Rains

June 13, 2014

Frequent flooding and hard rains throughout the upper Mid-South have made it virtually impossible for growers to spray Palmer amaranth as timely as needed.

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Patience Is a Virtue in Technology Development

June 3, 2014

Companies often wait more than a decade before seeing their new research ideas in the commercial market.