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Herbicide-Resistant Weeds: What Can the U.S. Learn From Australia? No Easy Answers. – DTN

Herbicide-Resistant Weeds: What Can the U.S. Learn From Australia? No Easy Answers. – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔May 19, 2017

There have been more than a few jokes this week about the irony of weed scientists choosing Colorado as a meeting place to talk about resistance. However, no one in this audience is laughing about the global threat of weeds

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Weed Scientists: “Buffer Zones” Could Become Resistant Weed Nurseries; Do and Don’t  List – DTN

Weed Scientists: “Buffer Zones” Could Become Resistant Weed Nurseries; Do and Don’t List – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Feb 11, 2017

The Arizona desert may not be a hot bed for row crop weeds, but it is the place to find weed scientists this week. The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) is meeting to explore the latest in research on

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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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Has EPA Helped Stall Herbicide Resistance? OIG Investigation Begins – DTN

Has EPA Helped Stall Herbicide Resistance? OIG Investigation Begins – DTN

👤By Pamela Smith DTN Crops Technology Editor 🕔Mar 29, 2016

Herbicide-resistant weed worries continue to build beyond the farm field. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday it will investigate how EPA has managed weed resistance issues related to herbicide-tolerant crops EPA has approved.

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Superweed – Scientists Try To Define What That Means

👤From a Press Release 🕔Apr 28, 2015

Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) joined with six sister organizations to recommend a new definition for superweed – a catchall term used by many to describe weeds that are perceived to be more invasive and to grow

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North Carolina: Resistant Weeds – 4 Steps to Limit Development

👤By George Place, North Carolina Cooperative Extension 🕔Feb 17, 2015

Herbicide resistance is a major problem for conventional row crop producers. In March of 2014 the International Survey of Herbicide Resistant Weeds determined that there were 432 different weed biotypes resistant to 22 different herbicide groups. Weed management is getting

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Louisiana Soybeans Lead Nation in Average Yields

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jan 26, 2015

Louisiana led the nation for the average soybean yield last year, according to the LSU AgCenter soybean specialist. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released the average state yield of 57 bushels an acre, said Ron Levy, speaking at the

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Kansas: Input Sought on Herbicide-Resistant Weeds

👤By Steve Watson, K-State Research and Extension 🕔Jan 26, 2015

K-State weed scientists would like some help from producers, extension agents, crop consultants, agronomists and others in documenting the distribution of two herbicide-resistant grassy weeds. “We are interested in knowing where there are populations of shattercane and Johnsongrass that producers

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Herbicide Resistant Weed Summit’s Slides, Webcast Available Online

👤From a Press Release 🕔Oct 20, 2014

On the heels of its September scientific summit on herbicide resistant weeds, the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) today announced that slides and a webcast of the event are available for free online. Participants from approximately 100 cities across

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Pennsylvania: More Resistant Pigweed, Waterhemp Infestations Reported

👤By Dwight Lingenfelter and William Curran, Pennsylvania State University 🕔Sep 9, 2014

Pay attention now to those more easily identified weed infestations to plan for next year’s weed control program. This is the time of year that you can’t help but notice all the weeds poking above our soybean crops. Horseweed/marestail, pokeweed,

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