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Arkansas Soybean Seed Production: Testing Damaged Non-Dicamba Tolerant Beans

Arkansas Soybean Seed Production: Testing Damaged Non-Dicamba Tolerant Beans

👤By Mary Hightower U of A System Division of Agriculture 🕔Oct 6, 2017

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is offering a service to screen non-dicamba tolerant soybeans being grown for seed production that might have been exposed to dicamba. “We’ve heard from growers who worry about the effects that dicamba

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Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Researchers Find All Formulations Volatile; 876 Injury Reports

Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Researchers Find All Formulations Volatile; 876 Injury Reports

👤By Mary Hightower U of A System Division of Agriculture and AgFax Staff 🕔Aug 10, 2017

There is no doubt that Dicamba is volatile and researchers at the University of Arkansas have the tests to prove it. Every formulation they tested has demonstrated volatility. Some of the group tested can continue to volatilize at least 36 hours

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Arkansas Rice: Stinkgrass – A Potential New Weed That’s Hard to Control

Arkansas Rice: Stinkgrass – A Potential New Weed That’s Hard to Control

👤By Bob Scott, University of Arkansas Extension Weed Scientist 🕔Jul 18, 2017

A potential new weed in Arkansas rice has surfaced in Poinsett County. Stinkgrass, Eragrostis cilianensis, is common throughout the lower 48 states but generally not known as a major agricultural weed in Arkansas. However for at least one farmer in

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Arkansas Rice: Get Ready to Spray for Blast; Time for Rice Stink Bugs?

Arkansas Rice: Get Ready to Spray for Blast; Time for Rice Stink Bugs?

👤By Jarrod Hardke, Bob Scott, and Scott Stiles, University of Arkansas 🕔Jul 3, 2017

Crop Progress “Run, Forrest, Run!”  The majority of the crop has hit the midseason timing in stride. A lot of the rice is not very tall, which is slightly concerning, but it’s just another variable in the game.  It doesn’t

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Dicamba Tank Mixes: Farmers, Applicators Wait for More EPA Approved Products – DTN

Dicamba Tank Mixes: Farmers, Applicators Wait for More EPA Approved Products – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 14, 2017

Growers and applicators will need to keep a close eye on two tank mix websites if they are spraying newly labeled dicamba herbicides in 2017.   Both Monsanto’s XtendiMax and BASF’s Engenia herbicides, designed to be applied over Xtend crops,

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Dicamba: 4 Formulation Choices to Fight Herbicide-Resistant Weeds

Dicamba: 4 Formulation Choices to Fight Herbicide-Resistant Weeds

👤By Ryan McGeeney, U of A System Division of Agriculture 🕔Nov 22, 2016

As growers across the Midsouth wrestle with how best to combat increasingly herbicide-resistant weeds in cotton, soybeans and other major row crops, weed scientists at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture are striving to shed light on dicamba,

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Cotton – Southwest – Resistant Pigweed War Heats Up with the Temperatures – AgFax

Cotton – Southwest – Resistant Pigweed War Heats Up with the Temperatures – AgFax

🕔Jul 14, 2016

Temperatures hit 108 in Amarillo on Monday (7/11) with a “cooler” 101 degrees expected today (7/14). Some Panhandle-South Plains areas have seen 110 degrees this week, which created a tough environment for first blooms around Lubbock. The heat is also

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PPO-Resistant Pigweed – Bad Situations Get Worse – AgFax Weed Solutions

PPO-Resistant Pigweed – Bad Situations Get Worse – AgFax Weed Solutions

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Feb 19, 2016

Managing Palmer pigweed will become increasingly complicated now that PPO resistance has been confirmed in at least 4 states – Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi. That puts it squarely in the Delta and also on the far southern fringe of

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