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Rice: Gambit Herbicide Registered to Fight Sedge and Broadleaf Weeds

Rice: Gambit Herbicide Registered to Fight Sedge and Broadleaf Weeds

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jan 2, 2018

Gowan Company has received Federal registration for Gambit herbicide.  Gambit contains the active ingredients halosulfuron and prosulfuron and is highly effective for sedge and broadleaf weed control in rice. In addition to Federal registration, Gowan has received state registrations in

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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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Dicamba: Lawsuits and Insurance Claims Piling Up  – Part 2

Dicamba: Lawsuits and Insurance Claims Piling Up – Part 2

👤By Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, Texas Agrilife Extension Service 🕔Nov 20, 2017

Editor’s Note:  Tiffany Dowell Lashmet continues her coverage of dicamba with an overview of the legal side of the issue in this article. Click to read her earlier post: Dicamba: It was the 5th Most Used Herbicide in 2012, and Then…

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Dicamba Soybean Injury Report: 3.6 Million Acres Affected in 2017

Dicamba Soybean Injury Report: 3.6 Million Acres Affected in 2017

👤From Integrated Pest Management, University of Missouri 🕔Oct 31, 2017

Throughout the summer we have attempted to provide updates as to the extent of dicamba-injured soybean throughout the United States, either in the form of official dicamba-related cases that are currently under investigation by the state Departments of Agriculture, or

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Herbicide Performance – Water Temps Influence Kill – No Kidding – AgFax Weed Solutions

Herbicide Performance – Water Temps Influence Kill – No Kidding – AgFax Weed Solutions

👤From Purdue University 🕔Oct 20, 2017

When it comes to research topics, this one mostly fell through the cracks. But a Purdue study finds that water temperature’s influence weed control. Keep that in mind because fall and spring temperatures can dip low enough to compromise herbicide

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Soybeans: Dow and ADM Collaborate on Introduction of Enlist E3 Herbicide Technology – DTN

Soybeans: Dow and ADM Collaborate on Introduction of Enlist E3 Herbicide Technology – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Oct 16, 2017

Farmers hungry for new postemergence soybean herbicide technology will have another trait system to consider for 2018. Dow AgroSciences has announced it will do a stewarded introduction of Enlist E3 soybeans in collaboration with grain processor ADM.   The Enlist E3

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Tree Crops: New Weed Herbicide for Apple and Peach Growers in Carolinas and Virginia

Tree Crops: New Weed Herbicide for Apple and Peach Growers in Carolinas and Virginia

👤From a Press Release 🕔Oct 12, 2017

Dow AgroSciences has announced that Pindar GT herbicide is now registered for use on bearing apples and peaches in the Carolinas, and apples in Virginia.  Fruit producers’ toughest weeds, such as marestail (horseweed) and pigweed plus dozens of others are

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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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