Rotational Crops Stories


Control Italian Ryegrass Early

January 25, 2017

An early winter burndown for glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass can provide growers time and flexibility in deciding how to control escapes prior to planting.


Bayer, MS Technologies Get China Approval for Balance GT Soybeans

January 25, 2017

Bayer and MS Technologies have received import approval from China for Balance GT soybeans.


Cotton/Soybean Rotation Reminders

January 9, 2017

When rotating soybeans onto cotton acres, growers should keep the need for seed inoculation, as well as a close eye on weed control options, in mind.

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When and Why to Double Inoculate Your Soybeans

November 17, 2017

Double inoculation can help soybean plants form nodules at an optimal rate and time, helping improve their performance potential.


Better for Soybeans: Fall or Spring Applications?

November 17, 2017

Does it really matter to soybeans if phosphorus and potassium are applied in the fall or in the spring?


Beating Burrower Bugs

August 22, 2017

A USDA grant is helping identify new, more effective ways to manage burrower bugs in peanuts.


Arkansas Researchers Share Dicamba Volatility Studies

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.


No One Reason for “Frustrating” Dicamba Issue

July 18, 2017

Tennessee Weed Specialist Larry Steckel has walked hundreds of drift-damaged soybean fields in the past few weeks. He shares some opinions about possible reasons for the problem.

Insect Control

Bollworms Attack Some Texas Cotton, Sorghum

July 14, 2017

Bollworm damage to cotton and grain sorghum is ramping up across parts of Texas.


Tips to Prevent Dicamba Drift

June 15, 2017

In a video presentation, Tennessee Weed Specialist Larry Steckel discusses three actions to help reduce dicamba drift and volatilization.


Dicamba Damage Reports Increasing in Arkansas

June 12, 2017

Forty complaints from off-target movement of dicamba have already been reported to the Arkansas State Plant Board, as of June 12.


Cooperation, Preparation Are Keys to Ag Sustainability

May 5, 2017

Georgia’s Stanley Culpepper outlines the training efforts for auxin herbicides in the state and praises the people who make it all work.


Research: Some Applicator Hoses Can Retain Auxin Residues

April 19, 2017

According to research in the journal Weed Science, residues of the auxin herbicides dicamba and 2,4-D can be retained by certain types of applicator hoses and injure sensitive crops.


Growers Should Keep Timely Replanting Options in Mind

April 14, 2017

Georgia peanut farmers who plant a mid-to-late April crop should make a decision on a second crop within two to four weeks of planting their initial crop.