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A Layby Application Made a 1,400-Pigweed Difference per Acre

That layby application you made, or didn’t make, matters when it comes to continued pigweed control in cotton, and it can help preserve a valuable tool. more »

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Fighting Back Against Pigweed

Fighting Back Against Pigweed WSSA highlights successful awareness initiative& best practices WESTMINSTER, Colorado – April29, 2019 – Waterhemp andPalmer amaranth, both members of the pigweed family, havebecome significant threats to crop yields and farm incomes acrossthe Americas. In the U.S.,they … more »

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Fighting Back Against Pigweeds

Fighting Back Against Pigweed WSSA highlights successful awareness initiative & best practices   WESTMINSTER, Colorado – April 29, 2019 – Waterhemp and Palmer amaranth, both members of the pigweed family, have become significant threats to crop yields and farm incomes … more »

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Pigweed is the ‘satan’ of resistant weeds

There are many herbicide-resistant weeds — and then there is Palmer amaranth pigweed. As weed scientist Aaron Hager says, “Palmer is best described as Satan.” Able to spurt 8 inches more »

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In Managing Pigweeds, Don’t Neglect Grass Control

Glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass and glyphosate-resistant goosegrass became notably more prevalent in Tennessee in 2014. Questions on how close more »

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Using the Broader Approach Against Rising Weed Resistance

The battle against herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth continues unabated in North Carolina. Charlie Cahoon says growers must integrate a broader system to better control troublesome weeds. more »

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Honestly Evaluate Your Weed Program With 10 Questions

Most of the weed control successes or failures that occur on your farm will depend upon the management decisions that YOU make or don’t. more »

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WSSA Calculates 70% Yield Loss from Uncontrolled Weeds in Dry Bean and Sugar Beet Crops 

WESTMINSTER, Colorado  – June 18, 2019  – The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) has completed a significant new initiative to quantify the impact of weed control on dry bean and sugar beet crops grown in the U.S. and Canada.  … more »

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FMC to Introduce Two New Herbicide Modes of Action In Next Decade

In a world where resistant weeds run rampant, one chemical company is bringing relief to corn, soybean and rice farmers. FMC will introduce a novel rice herbicide and a corn and soybean herbicide in the next five to ten years. more »

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EPA Ruling Clears Path for Dicamba’s Use on Arkansas Farms

Source credit: www.arkansasonline.com  Farmers will be allowed to use dicamba on soybeans and cotton for the next two years, even as other farmers and weed scientists say the herbicide still has a tendency to move off target and damage other … more »

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