Preemergence herbicides are a powerful way to prevent weed infestations before they start. To improve their reliability, preemergence herbicides should be incorporated, so here are a few items that should be considered prior to making the application.
In the past two weeks, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has released documents on proposals to release two genetically modified (GM) organisms: diamondback moths and a virus designed to control the citrus greening disease attacking the citrus
Recent rainfall was very welcome by farmers and ranchers in north central Florida. However, it will do little to make up for the dry conditions experienced from October through March.
This featured video highlights an innovation for managing pond weeds. Lake Restoration Incorporated has developed a remote control, miniature air-boat for applying pond herbicides. Spraying weeds can be a real challenge for pond owners, but this product could make aquatic
Late last week, after much anticipation, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services provided the final approval for use of 2,4-D and dicamba in resistant cotton and soybean cultivars.
For as long as crops have been domesticated, farmers have been selecting seed from the best performing plants; based primarily on their yield and relative performance. In some cases, a plant may experience stress during the season, whether from disease,
An Illinois-based real estate and land management company has expressed an interest in buying permanent and specialty crop properties in the U.S. The company, Murray Wise Associates LLC, said in a press release this week that it is was working
Palmer amaranth, commonly referred to as Palmer pigweed, is perhaps the most problematic weed in the southern USA, especially in row-crop production. This weed can not only produce abundant seed allowing it to establish dense populations that can out-compete many
The Andersons, Inc. announces it has signed an agreement to sell its farm center locations in Florida to Wedgworth’s Inc., of Belle Glade, Florida. This agreement includes real estate and assets owned by The Andersons at Zellwood, Clewiston, and Lake
When I was young, Sunday mornings consisted of getting ready for church, eating breakfast together as a family, and making the 30 to 45 minute ride to church, which seemed to take forever. Breakfast was hot baked cinnamon rolls and