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Dicamba Rules: Confused? Remember, State Regs Outweigh Federal – DTN

Dicamba Rules: Confused? Remember, State Regs Outweigh Federal – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 20, 2017

If you’re feeling a little confused about the EPA’s new rules on dicamba for 2018, you’re not alone.  Last week, EPA made some dicamba herbicides restricted use pesticides (RUP) and issued new labels for them, with tighter use restrictions. We’ve

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Tennessee: Dicamba – Revised Engenia, Xtendimax, and FeXapan Herbicide Labels

Tennessee: Dicamba – Revised Engenia, Xtendimax, and FeXapan Herbicide Labels

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Oct 19, 2017

The EPA has approved revised Engenia, Xtendimax, and FeXapan herbicide labels for 2018.  The main changes are listed below.  Some details will have to be worked out such as what the auxin-specific training might entail that would be different from

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Alabama Wheat: Ryegrass Control Options

Alabama Wheat: Ryegrass Control Options

👤By Joyce Tredaway Ducar, Alabama Cooperative Extension Sepcialist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

​Ryegrass continues to be a problem in wheat each year due to resistance to more herbicides, timing of applications, and weather conditions. Last year, we looked at several herbicides applied delayed-PRE that were promising for ryegrass control but this year

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Dicamba is Now a Restricted Use Pesticide Says EPA’s New Label Rules – DTN

Dicamba is Now a Restricted Use Pesticide Says EPA’s New Label Rules – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 16, 2017

Growers will have access to dicamba to spray on dicamba-tolerant crops in 2018, but the herbicides will come with new label restrictions and will be categorized as restricted use pesticides.  EPA announced Friday that the dicamba “registrants voluntarily agreed to

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Texas: Fall Continuing Education Unit Conference, Corpus Christi, Oct. 19

Texas: Fall Continuing Education Unit Conference, Corpus Christi, Oct. 19

👤By Paul Schattenberg, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 10, 2017

A Fall Continuing Education Unit Conference will be held Oct. 19 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 10345 Texas Highway 44 in Corpus Christi. The program will begin with registration at 8 a.m. with presentations from 8:30

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Arkansas Soybeans: Variety, Herbicide Tech Considerations for 2018

Arkansas Soybeans: Variety, Herbicide Tech Considerations for 2018

👤By Jeremy Ross, University of Arkansas Extension Soybean Agronomist 🕔Oct 6, 2017

With the recommendation from the Arkansas State Plant Board on an application ban on all dicamba products from April 16 through October 31 in the row crop production areas of Arkansas, selecting soybean varieties and what herbicide technology to plant

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Herbicide Resistance: Are We at a Tipping Point with Weed Control?

Herbicide Resistance: Are We at a Tipping Point with Weed Control?

👤By Lauren Quinn, University of Illinois 🕔Oct 4, 2017

Researchers from the University of Illinois and the University of Arizona recently teamed up to consider the possibility that we’ve reached a critical tipping point in our ability to control agricultural weeds with the herbicides currently on the market.

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Kansas Field Tour: EPA Officials Get Close and Personal with Palmer Amaranth

Kansas Field Tour: EPA Officials Get Close and Personal with Palmer Amaranth

👤By Kathy Gehl, Kansas State University 🕔Oct 4, 2017

Ask any weed scientist what is one of the most pressing challenges they face, and chances are the answer is herbicide-resistant weeds. For farmers in central and western Kansas, controlling these weeds in a limited-rainfall environment presents a unique management

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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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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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