Weed Control Stories
January 9, 2014
Over the years, Italian Ryegrass could be found on roadsides, in ditches, and other benign places. Unfortunately, glyphosate-resistant biotypes of …
January 8, 2014
TwinLink cotton technology from Bayer CropScience has received all necessary U.S. and international approvals and will be commercially available in …
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 …
December 13, 2013
Nufarm has announced a new line of herbicide products that will offer cotton, soybean, peanut and corn growers effective, economical …
December 13, 2013
For nearly a decade, cotton growers have been battling to save crops from glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth – or pigweed. Though …
December 5, 2013
Three out of four growers participating in a recent BASF survey suspect that glyphosate resistance is a cause of their …
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 …
October 30, 2013
Farmers who take proactive steps to manage weeds on their farm will have more incentive to do so in the …
October 15, 2013
Although Monsanto’s highly anticipated Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton trait hit a snag in May, seed company representatives are still abuzz …
September 9, 2013
Researchers at the University of Tennessee Extension Service are studying up on which cover crops are best suited for early-season …
August 27, 2013
Pigweed escapes – even the largest ones – are typically not at the top of a cotton producer’s to-do list …
August 6, 2013
Although it’s difficult to pin down the exact time frame that glyphosate resistant Palmer amaranth was discovered in West Texas, …
May 16, 2013
By Jim Steadman firstname.lastname@example.org Given the number of new and improved cotton varieties that have been introduced over the past …
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.
October 16, 2014
USDA has announced several new steps to help address the increase of herbicide resistant weeds in U.S. agricultural systems.
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.
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.
July 18, 2014
BASF has issued a supplemental label for use of Zidua herbicide in post-directed layby applications for weed control in cotton.
July 3, 2014
Management of Palmer amaranth is possible in cotton with careful use of hooded sprayers and other post-directed herbicide applications.
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.
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.