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Georgia: How Do Cold Temps Affect Herbicides?

Georgia: How Do Cold Temps Affect Herbicides?

👤By Eric Prostko, University of Georgia Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Jan 17, 2018

Growers who have sprayed certain POST systemic herbicides (i.e. Roundup, Poast, Select) over the last 15 days are likely to observe slower and/or reduced performance due to the cold weather.

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Tennessee: Dicamba Stewardship Training

Tennessee: Dicamba Stewardship Training

👤By Ginger Rowsey, University of Tennessee 🕔Jan 10, 2018

Before Tennessee applicators can apply low-volatile versions of dicamba herbicide in crop in 2018, they must first attend a University of Tennessee Extension dicamba-specific training.

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Herbicide Drift: New Tool Helps Farmers Understand When Temperature Inversions Occur

Herbicide Drift: New Tool Helps Farmers Understand When Temperature Inversions Occur

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Nov 21, 2017

Kansas State University is offering a new tool to help farmers assess when temperature inversions occur in their region. The information can be useful in assessing the risk for herbicide drift when applying products such as dicamba, an herbicide used

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Oklahoma Wheat: Do Not Feed the Weeds

Oklahoma Wheat: Do Not Feed the Weeds

👤By Leilana McKindra, Oklahoma State University 🕔Nov 1, 2017

Weeds are the enemy of any healthy crop and they can be difficult, frustrating adversaries. But, producers keeping a sharp eye on both the yield and the quality of their wheat crops are not heading into battle powerless.

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Iowa: New Dicamba Labels Impact Application Timing

Iowa: New Dicamba Labels Impact Application Timing

👤By Bob Hartzler and Meaghan Anderson, Iowa State University Extension Specialists 🕔Oct 26, 2017

The EPA recently announced changes to the new dicamba labels in response to widespread off-target plant injury in 2016. The most significant change is classification of the new dicamba formulations as Restricted Use Products. Other changes will reduce the hours available

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Louisiana: Weeds Are a Year-Round Problem

Louisiana: Weeds Are a Year-Round Problem

👤By Josh Copes, Daniel Stephenson, Donnie Miller, and Lauren Lazaro, LSU AgCenter Extension Specialists 🕔Oct 3, 2017

Prolonged rains coupled with the high temperatures during August delayed harvest, caused crop damage, and environmental conditions were optimal for weed growth.

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Iowa Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Were Available to Spray in 2017?

Iowa Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Were Available to Spray in 2017?

👤By Bob Hartzler, Extension Weed Specialist, Iowa State University 🕔Sep 19, 2017

My colleagues at Purdue recently compiled weather data to determine how many hours would be available to apply the new dicamba products (e.g. Xtendimax with VaporGrip Technology, FeXapan with VaporGrip Technology, and Engenia) postemergence in soybean.  Several people asked what

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Indiana Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Could We Spray Postemergence in 2017?

Indiana Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Could We Spray Postemergence in 2017?

👤By Joe Ikley and Bill Johnson, Purdue University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 6, 2017

Now that the spray season for herbicides in corn and soybean has ended for most of Indiana and dicamba complaints have started to slow down, we thought it would be an interesting exercise to see how many spray hours we

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Minnesota Soybeans: Late Season Weed Escapes; What Should You Do?

Minnesota Soybeans: Late Season Weed Escapes; What Should You Do?

👤By Jared Goplen, Dave Nicolai, Lisa Behnken, and Jeff Gunsolus, University of Minnesota Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 7, 2017

Despite your best weed-control efforts this year, you still ended up with patches or fields with weeds coming through the crop canopy. Now that August has rolled around, what options are available to control weeds and prevent them from going

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Nebraska Soybeans: Revised Liberty Link Label Allows Rate Increase

Nebraska Soybeans: Revised Liberty Link Label Allows Rate Increase

👤By Amit Jhala, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Weed Management Specialist 🕔Jul 19, 2017

Liberty (glufosinate ammonium: 24.5%) is a contact, broad-spectrum, non-selective herbicide for weed control in Liberty Link corn and soybean and a corn hybrid stack with glyphosate and Liberty tolerance. A recent update in the Liberty label will provide an opportunity

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