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Midwest Fall Burndown: Start Date is a Moving Target – DTN

Midwest Fall Burndown: Start Date is a Moving Target – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 29, 2017

The weeds under the pivot in April spoke volumes to Kansas farmer Karl Jacobson.  A carpet of flowering henbit sliced a slim, purple path through an otherwise pristine soybean field, marking precisely where the center pivot had blocked the Kansas

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Dow Expands Enlist Herbicide Options with Drift-Reduction Technology for 2018 – DTN

Dow Expands Enlist Herbicide Options with Drift-Reduction Technology for 2018 – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Sep 14, 2017

Farmers interested in growing crops containing 2,4-D tolerance will have an additional herbicide option in 2018. Dow AgroSciences has announced it has received registration for a single-ingredient herbicide called Enlist One.   The new 2,4-D choline herbicide joins the previously

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Pennsylvania: Including 2,4-D in the Burndown

Pennsylvania: Including 2,4-D in the Burndown

👤By William Curran and Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 8, 2017

The use of 2,4-D in combination with glyphosate in the burndown program before establishing either cash crops or cover crops can aid in the control of a number of weeds including horseweed/marestail as well as help to prevent the evolution

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Texas Cotton: New Technologies Offer Opportunities, but Require Management

Texas Cotton: New Technologies Offer Opportunities, but Require Management

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Sep 4, 2017

Two new cotton technologies are exciting for producers, but come with warnings, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Dr. Emi Kimura, AgriLife Extension agronomist in Vernon, discussed the new cotton options at the Rolling Plains Summer Field

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Louisiana Soybeans: New Herbicide Systems Offer Better Weed Control Options

Louisiana Soybeans: New Herbicide Systems Offer Better Weed Control Options

👤By Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter 🕔Aug 28, 2017

Three new soybean herbicide systems will give Louisiana farmers much-needed tools to fight increasing resistant weed populations they have struggled with in recent years. However, LSU AgCenter weed scientists caution that the new products, which they have been evaluating in

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Weed Control: ‘Late-Season Weed Escapes Can’t be Found in a Jug’ – DTN

Weed Control: ‘Late-Season Weed Escapes Can’t be Found in a Jug’ – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 24, 2017

The healthiest crop in some fields this fall isn’t corn or soybeans — it’s weeds. Towering above soybeans and poking out of cornfields, waterhemp, marestail, Palmer amaranth and giant ragweed escapes represent a lot more than lost yield. They promise

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Pennsylvania: 2,4-D Injury – Managing Drift to Off-Target Crops

Pennsylvania: 2,4-D Injury – Managing Drift to Off-Target Crops

👤By Annie Klodd, William Curran, and Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialists 🕔Jul 13, 2017

We have heard about claims of 2,4-D injury to commercial grapevines in Pennsylvania, potentially stemming from applications in nearby field crops. Grapes are among the list of very sensitive high-value crops grown in Pennsylvania, and drift damage often incurs very

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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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