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- Want To Keep Your Compost Weed-Free?
- Graduate Research Assistant with New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, NM
- M.S. Graduate Assistant with Louisiana State University AgCenter with Louisiana State University AgCenter in Baton Rouge, LA
- R&D Scientist – Weed Scientist (18027458) with Syngenta in Vero Beach
- 10th Edition of the Herbicide Handbook is Available for Purchase
- Research Associate/Agronomist with MOARK Agricultural Research LLC in Fisk, MO with MOARK Agricultural Research LLC in Fisk, MO
- The Deadly Problem of Poisonous Weeds
- Assistant Professor– Extension Weed Specialist (Invasive Plants) with University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming
- Postdoctoral Research Associate (Weed Management in Ornamental Crops) with University of Florida in Apopka, FL
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Tractor giant John Deere just spent $305 million to acquire a startup that makes robots capable of identifying unwanted plants, and shooting them with deadly, high-precision squirts of herbicide. more »
One area of technology advancement that’s moving faster these days is machine learning. This is the ability for a machine to gather information and make new decisions. One ag-focused startup leading the way in that area is Blue River Technology more »
Source credit: www.mitchellrepublic.com HOLDREGE, Neb. — The three dozen agriculturalists peered through the bus windows to get their first good look at what they’d come from North Dakota to see: A field infested with Palmer amaranth, the weeds — replete … more »
Last week I began discussing moving herbicides en-masse in stable air or temperature inversions (What causes large-acreage dicamba damage?). Because the herbicide concentrations in stable air are extremely low, you only see the effects with certain herbicides on extremely sensitive plants.
“I can’t keep dicamba in the field” has been a frequent comment I have heard from many frustrated folks who have followed the rules and tried their best not to drift on their neighbors. Quite a few good and conscientious farmers more »
“We’re struggling. We’ve got a couple of [organic] fields that have some real thistle problems. I want to get some tarps and solarize it — cover it up and see if we can get that to cook itself in some of the thicker areas,” more »
Dicamba drift complaints are spreading across the Mid-South this season, prompting action to potentially ban it. Regulatory officials in the Southeast more »
Natural sunscreens help morning glory seeds survive doses of ultraviolet (UV) radiation that would burn most humans to a crisp, according to a new study. The hardy seeds of the common flowering plant more »
Last summer, farmers in the Midwest got an unwelcome surprise after planting native seed on Conservation Reserve Program acres. Palmer amaranth, the aggressive and hard-to-kill weed, had established in droves. As a possible solution, some states declared Palmer a noxious weed, which … more »
Farmers could add Liberty and dicamba to list of resistant herbicides if they’re not careful in coming months. more »