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Dicamba Faces State Restrictions Based on Weed Science Data – DTN

Dicamba Faces State Restrictions Based on Weed Science Data – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 18, 2017

Among all the buzz and blame surrounding the dicamba injury crisis of 2017, Purdue University weed scientists Bill Johnson and Joe Ikley have tried to answer a simple question for farmers.  How often could an applicator legally spray dicamba this

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Cotton, Corn, Soybeans: DAS Weed Control System Adds New Enlist One Herbicide

Cotton, Corn, Soybeans: DAS Weed Control System Adds New Enlist One Herbicide

👤From a Press Release 🕔Sep 13, 2017

Farmers growing Enlist crops will have an additional option for weed control in 2018. Today (9/13/2017), Dow AgroSciences launched Enlist One herbicide, a straight-goods 2,4-D choline product featuring Colex-D technology.  With the ability to tank-mix with glufosinate, farmers can make

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Monsanto and Valent Expand Partnership in Roundup Ready PLUS, 2018

Monsanto and Valent Expand Partnership in Roundup Ready PLUS, 2018

👤From a Press Release 🕔Aug 7, 2017

Monsanto Company and Valent U.S.A. LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited, announced today (August 7, 2017) their expanded partnership in the 2018 Roundup Ready PLUS Crop Management Solutions platform.  Several key changes provide soybean, corn and cotton growers with

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Burndown: Elevore Pre-Plant Herbicide Available in 2018 to Control Broadleaf Weeds

Burndown: Elevore Pre-Plant Herbicide Available in 2018 to Control Broadleaf Weeds

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jul 31, 2017

Trials across the Midwest and Midsouth conducted by farmers and retailers through Dow AgroSciences’ Field Forward on-farm research program showed superior burndown control on tough broadleaf weeds using Elevore herbicide. Powered by a new Group 4 growth regulator herbicide developed

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Texas West Plains: Cotton Almost at Bloom; 6 Points About Sugarcane Aphid

Texas West Plains: Cotton Almost at Bloom; 6 Points About Sugarcane Aphid

👤By Kerry Siders, Texas AgriLife IPM Agent in Hockley, Cochran and Lamb Counties 🕔Jul 7, 2017

Cotton, what we have remaining, ranges from cotyledon stage (replant) to 13 true leaves with square set good with an average of 82%. I attribute most all missing squares so far to weather related losses. I am not finding blooms

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Dicamba Ban in Arkansas: Monsanto’s Position – Call the Governor

Dicamba Ban in Arkansas: Monsanto’s Position – Call the Governor

👤By Christi Dixon, Monsanto 🕔Jun 24, 2017

Yesterday (Friday, June 24), the Arkansas State Plant Board recommended an action that will prevent farmers from having access to all of the available weed control options.   The recommendation made by the Plant Board to ban the use in

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ChemChina’s Syngenta Buyout Approved but 3 Pesticides Booked to Go – DTN

ChemChina’s Syngenta Buyout Approved but 3 Pesticides Booked to Go – DTN

🕔Apr 7, 2017

The Federal Trade Commission told ChemChina on Tuesday that the agency approves ChemChina’s $43 billion purchase of Syngenta AG, but will require ChemChina to sell the assets and licensing of 3 specific pesticides.   After the FTC approved the deal on

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Dicamba: Missouri Farmer-Legislator Pushes for Tough Misuse Penalties – DTN

Dicamba: Missouri Farmer-Legislator Pushes for Tough Misuse Penalties – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Jan 30, 2017

Missouri farmers could face some stiff fines if they misuse dicamba herbicides this summer. Missouri Representative Don Rone, R-Portageville, has introduced legislation aimed at making sure farmers in that state use weed-control products correctly.   Rone, who also farms in

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Dicamba Herbicide: Environmental Groups Sue EPA as Some States Set up Application Limits – DTN

Dicamba Herbicide: Environmental Groups Sue EPA as Some States Set up Application Limits – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 24, 2017

Environmental groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Friday in attempt to force the agency to take another look at the conditional use permit approved for the herbicide dicamba as it relates to Monsanto’s Xtend soybean and cotton traits, according

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Nebraska: Fighting Glyphosate-Resistant Horseweed

Nebraska: Fighting Glyphosate-Resistant Horseweed

👤By Greg Kruger and Chris Proctor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Jan 9, 2017

Horseweed (marestail, Conyza canadensis L.) is a unique weed species that can emerge in both fall and spring. In Nebraska, unlike the eastern Corn Belt, horseweed populations predominantly emerge in fall as a winter annual. Horseweed is native to North

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