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China Approves Import of Dow’s Enlist Trait in Corn – DTN

China Approves Import of Dow’s Enlist Trait in Corn – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jun 15, 2017

Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist weed control system continued its path toward full commercialization Wednesday after China granted import approval to its corn trait.   Corn hybrids with the Enlist trait, which grants tolerance to 2,4-D choline and glyphosate, will now be

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Herbicide-Resistant Weeds: What Can the U.S. Learn From Australia? No Easy Answers. – DTN

Herbicide-Resistant Weeds: What Can the U.S. Learn From Australia? No Easy Answers. – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔May 19, 2017

There have been more than a few jokes this week about the irony of weed scientists choosing Colorado as a meeting place to talk about resistance. However, no one in this audience is laughing about the global threat of weeds

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Dicamba and 2,4-D Sensitive Crops Fall into These 4 Categories – DTN

Dicamba and 2,4-D Sensitive Crops Fall into These 4 Categories – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Apr 6, 2017

The best way to avoid drift damage from newly labeled auxin herbicides this year is never to spray near crops that are sensitive to dicamba and 2,4-D — and that might be harder than you think.    For the past

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Farmers Find Dow’s Enlist Duo Limits Drift Concerns

Farmers Find Dow’s Enlist Duo Limits Drift Concerns

👤From a Press Release 🕔Mar 2, 2017

As farmers adopt new herbicide technologies in 2017, excellent weed control is not enough. They also are looking for a herbicide solution that stays on target and limits the risk of damaging neighboring plants and crops with less drift and

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Midwest Weeds: Iowa Samples Had 75% Resistance to Glyphosate & PPO Inhibitors – DTN

Midwest Weeds: Iowa Samples Had 75% Resistance to Glyphosate & PPO Inhibitors – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Jan 30, 2017

Weeds such as waterhemp and Palmer amaranth may not have noses, but they are increasingly thumbing them at chemical controls as if they do. A report from the University of Illinois Plant Clinic shows an increasing number of fields across

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Dicamba: Missouri Farmer-Legislator Pushes for Tough Misuse Penalties – DTN

Dicamba: Missouri Farmer-Legislator Pushes for Tough Misuse Penalties – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Jan 30, 2017

Missouri farmers could face some stiff fines if they misuse dicamba herbicides this summer. Missouri Representative Don Rone, R-Portageville, has introduced legislation aimed at making sure farmers in that state use weed-control products correctly.   Rone, who also farms in

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Alabama: Problems with New Auxin Herbicide Resistance Traits

Alabama: Problems with New Auxin Herbicide Resistance Traits

👤By Ann Chambliss, Alabama Extension 🕔Dec 3, 2015

​Monsanto and Dow Agroscience have made progress this year to commercially release their dicamba and 2,4-D resistant crops.  USDA has deregulated dicamba and 2,4-D resistance traits, meanwhile, EPA registration for new dicamba formulation (Xtendimax) that to be used in resistant

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South Carolina: Question of the Week – 2,4-D

South Carolina: Question of the Week – 2,4-D

👤By Justin Ballew, Clemson University 🕔Sep 11, 2015

Last week the question was:  What is wrong with these cotton leaves? These leaves are showing symptoms of 2,4-D damage.  Cotton is extremely sensitive to 2,4-D.  Damage can occur when sprayers are not cleaned out well, by wind drift, or

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2,4-D a Cancer Risk? Ag Groups Await WHO Decision – DTN

2,4-D a Cancer Risk? Ag Groups Await WHO Decision – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jun 5, 2015

At least two agriculture interest groups are resigned to the notion the World Health Organization may declare 2,4-D as a cancer risk to humans during the herbicide’s current review, expected to conclude Tuesday in Lyon, France. Pesticide industry and U.S.

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