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Texas Cotton: New Technologies Add to Grower Responsibilities

Texas Cotton: New Technologies Add to Grower Responsibilities

👤By Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Mar 24, 2017

From a cotton farming standpoint, it may be more important now than ever to know your surroundings, said a pair of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists at Lubbock. In the past, farmers used to plant brown bag seed and

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Mississippi: Preplant Intervals for 2,4-D and Dicamba Applied as Burdown

Mississippi: Preplant Intervals for 2,4-D and Dicamba Applied as Burdown

👤By Jason Bond, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 17, 2017

Observing the preplant intervals for 2,4-D and dicamba prior to planting is important, and in Mississippi time is growing short.

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Georgia: Auxin Herbicides – Avoiding Off-Target Drift Damage

Georgia: Auxin Herbicides – Avoiding Off-Target Drift Damage

👤By Stanley Culpepper, University of Georgia 🕔Mar 10, 2017

In one of our Using Pesticides Wisely trainings, an elderly gentlemen with a deep voice and powerful persona put me on the spot and wanted to know an exact distance he needed between his peaches and the neighbors auxin sprays.

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Florida: Using Dicamba on Dicamba-Tolerant Crops

Florida: Using Dicamba on Dicamba-Tolerant Crops

👤By Jay Ferrell and Ramon Leon, University of Florida 🕔Mar 3, 2017

After many years in development, dicamba will likely be fully approved for use in tolerant cotton varieties for the 2017 growing season. There is great concern that dicamba drift can result in significant losses in nearby sensitive crops. This concern

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Arkansas Weeds: Get Off the ‘Resistance Treadmill,’ Say Weed Scientists

Arkansas Weeds: Get Off the ‘Resistance Treadmill,’ Say Weed Scientists

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas 🕔Mar 1, 2017

Finding ways to halt the “resistance treadmill” was a key message from weed scientists on Tuesday at Pigposium III, a daylong event hosted by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture focused on herbicide resistant Palmer amaranth.

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New Addition to Hartzler’s Herbicide Promo Hall of Shame

New Addition to Hartzler’s Herbicide Promo Hall of Shame

👤By Bob Hartzler, Iowa State University 🕔Feb 28, 2017

It has been several years since I’ve added anything to the Herbicide Ad Hall of Shame, but I feel DuPont’s sales sheet for Fexapan warrants inclusion.  At a time when nearly everyone realizes we are painting ourselves into a corner

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Georgia Cotton: Managing Pigweed with New Herbicide Systems

Georgia Cotton: Managing Pigweed with New Herbicide Systems

👤By Stanley Culpepper and Amanda Smith, University of Georgia 🕔Feb 27, 2017

A farmer asked “there is so much talk about preventing off-target movement of 2,4-D and dicamba, and I get it, but how will the weed control be with an auxin system in the new technologies.” Dicamba and 2,4-D are certainly

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Tennessee: Risk Management – Ask Your Neighbors What They’re Planting

Tennessee: Risk Management – Ask Your Neighbors What They’re Planting

👤By Danny Morris, University of Tennessee 🕔Feb 27, 2017

In 2017, farmers will need to communicate with their neighboring producers of what they intend to plant to minimize the risks of drift damage from herbicide technologies.

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Arkansas Weeds: Requirements to Purchase, Apply Engenia Dicamba Herbicide

Arkansas Weeds: Requirements to Purchase, Apply Engenia Dicamba Herbicide

👤By Bob Scott, University of Arkansas 🕔Feb 24, 2017

This has been a confusing year in weed management and I’m hoping to help clear up some of the confusion about Engenia dicamba herbicide.

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Dicamba Application: 3 Key Phrases You Need to Know – DTN

Dicamba Application: 3 Key Phrases You Need to Know – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 23, 2017

Applicators face complex and sometimes ambiguous buffer requirements for the newly labeled dicamba herbicides this year. The labels for Monsanto’s XtendiMax, BASF’s Engenia and DuPont Pioneer’s FeXapan put all the responsibility for following buffer requirements and avoiding off-target drift on

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