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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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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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EPA Extends Dicamba Registration for Two Years

The EPA has announced it will extend the registration of dicamba for two years for over-the-top use in dicamba-resistant crops. Jason Norsworthy, University of Arkansas weed scientist, was unfazed by the news. “There’s nothing there that surprised me.  more »

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New Research Shows Solutions to Ugly Dicamba Saga Closer

Over the last several years, Xtend crops and new dicamba formulations have been fraught with controversy. Might the strife generated by off-target movement and regulatory edicts be dialed back? more »

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Seed Destructor Technology Next Step in War on Weeds

For decades, the fight against weeds in Arkansas agriculture – barnyardgrass and Palmer amaranth, in particular – has been an ongoing war of attrition as weed populations gradually acquire resistance to one herbicidal chemistry after another. more »

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Stewardship of Dicamba and 2,4-D Reviewed

Steckel provided a comprehensive overview of varieties and acres planted to soybeans and cotton across the state, and how farmer stewardship of dicamba and 2,4-D fared compared, in part, to complaints filed with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture. more »

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