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California Law Requiring Cancer Warning on Glyphosate Label Challenged – DTN

California Law Requiring Cancer Warning on Glyphosate Label Challenged – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 4, 2018

Attorneys general in 11 states have joined agriculture groups in asking a district court to block a law in California that requires labels on products that may contain the herbicide glyphosate, known as Proposition 65.   On Dec. 27, 2017, a

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Glyphosate Formulations: What’s the Diff and What’s a Salt?

Glyphosate Formulations: What’s the Diff and What’s a Salt?

👤By Brad Henson, CE Weed Scientist, University of California Weed Science 🕔Dec 22, 2017

Glyphosate is one of the most widely used herbicides in the world and is extremely important in many of our orchard, vineyard, and annual crops as well as in non-crop and home situations. However, it can be confusing to understand

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EPA: Glyphosate Unlikely Carcinogenic – DTN

EPA: Glyphosate Unlikely Carcinogenic – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Dec 20, 2017

The herbicide glyphosate is not likely to be carcinogenic to humans. That is the conclusion reached by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in its draft risk assessment released this week. The assessment is set for a 60-day public comment period

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Soybean Yields – Finding the Right Combination of Grit, Determination and Technology – DTN

Soybean Yields – Finding the Right Combination of Grit, Determination and Technology – DTN

👤By Dan Crummett  Progressive Farmer Contributing Editor 🕔Nov 21, 2017

Most sports coaches will confess that talent can win games, but character and attitude win championships. Zack Rendel would add that studying and deploying the winning practices of champions doesn’t hurt the odds either.   Last winter, Rendel told a room

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Nebraska: Burndown Herbicides May Not Work in Low Temperatures

Nebraska: Burndown Herbicides May Not Work in Low Temperatures

👤By Amit Jhala and Jenny Rees, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Specialists 🕔Nov 13, 2017

Recently we received several phone calls about control of winter annual weeds in the fall and how temperature and frost might affect herbicide efficacy. As fall temperatures will continue to drop, it is important for growers to decide as soon

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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 Corn, Soybeans: Managing Burcucumber and Other Late Season Weeds

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Managing Burcucumber and Other Late Season Weeds

👤By William Curran and Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 23, 2017

As we move into corn silage harvest season, and with full season soybeans soon dropping their leaves, producers may notice some problem weed situations.

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Glyphosate Data: Nat. Cancer Institute Scientist Says He Did Not Hold Back Info – DTN

Glyphosate Data: Nat. Cancer Institute Scientist Says He Did Not Hold Back Info – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 14, 2017

The scientist who is the subject of a congressional investigation into an international body’s declaration that glyphosate is “probably carcinogenic to humans,” told DTN he did not hold back information that was contrary to the finding.   Dr. Aaron Blair,

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Congress Investigates Why Cancer Researcher Withheld Info Clearing Glyphosate – DTN

Congress Investigates Why Cancer Researcher Withheld Info Clearing Glyphosate – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 10, 2017

Congress has opened an investigation into why a scientist at the National Cancer Institute allegedly withheld information from an international cancer research body that showed the widely used herbicide glyphosate did not cause cancer.   The International Agency for Research

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