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Dicamba Lawsuits: U.S. Judicial Panel to Decide Best Venue – DTN

Dicamba Lawsuits: U.S. Judicial Panel to Decide Best Venue – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 19, 2018

Attorneys representing farmers from across the country who filed multiple lawsuits alleging off-target dicamba damage to their crops will try to convince a federal panel of judges next week that the cases should be heard in a single court.   The

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Integrated Weed Management Quiz – Test Your Knowledge!

Integrated Weed Management Quiz – Test Your Knowledge!

👤By Mandy Bish, University of Missouri 🕔Jan 11, 2018

This brief, 20-question quiz was written by university weed scientists to: Gauge knowledge and awareness of integrated weed management methods Help us better understand which methods are of most interest and most likely to be adopted in the near future

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Idaho ‘Ag-Gag’ Law Dealt Blow – DTN

Idaho ‘Ag-Gag’ Law Dealt Blow – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 8, 2018

A provision in Idaho’s so-called “ag-gag” law that forbids recording devices on farms and slaughterhouses without the owner’s consent was struck down on Thursday.   A three-judge panel of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San

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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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Missouri: Before Spraying Herbicides, Review Crop, Liability Insurance

Missouri: Before Spraying Herbicides, Review Crop, Liability Insurance

👤By Linda Geist, University of Missouri 🕔Dec 19, 2017

Recent issues with dicamba spray drift have highlighted the need for producers to understand third-party liability associated with all herbicide applications, said University of Missouri Extension economist Ray Massey. Massey presented information about liability risks related to herbicide application at

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Missouri: 5 Dicamba Training Clinics in Jan., Feb.

Missouri: 5 Dicamba Training Clinics in Jan., Feb.

👤By Linda Geist, University of Missouri 🕔Dec 19, 2017

University of Missouri Extension weed scientist Kevin Bradley says registration is open for in-person training on synthetic auxin herbicides (dicamba and 2,4-D products). Registration for online training will be available Jan. 4. The Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) requires certified

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Missouri: Soil Testing Kits Are Available at Local MU Extension Centers

Missouri: Soil Testing Kits Are Available at Local MU Extension Centers

👤By Linda Geist, University of Missouri 🕔Dec 18, 2017

Submitting soil samples to your local University of Missouri Extension center is easy, says Manjula Nathan, director of the MU Soil and Plant Testing Laboratory. Now is the best time of the year to submit samples to the accredited lab.

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Dicamba, 2018: States Struggle with Application Restrictions – DTN

Dicamba, 2018: States Struggle with Application Restrictions – DTN

👤By Pamela Smith Crops Technology Editor 🕔Dec 14, 2017

The drama over dicamba herbicide use continued this week as some states wrestled with requiring spray regulations over and beyond new federal labels.   Evidence of continued turmoil came on Dec. 12, as an Arkansas Legislative Council subcommittee kicked a proposed

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Missouri Livestock: Cold Snap Brings Fescue Foot to Cows on Toxic Fescue Grass

Missouri Livestock: Cold Snap Brings Fescue Foot to Cows on Toxic Fescue Grass

👤By Duane Dailey, University of Missouri Extension 🕔Dec 8, 2017

A winter cold snap arrives. Cow’s blood flow slows. Cows start limping. It’s time to check herds for fescue foot. The first report of the disabling disease has come to Craig Roberts, University of Missouri Extension fescue specialist. The case

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Missouri Corn: Fall Anhydrous Applications Carry Risks and Rewards

Missouri Corn: Fall Anhydrous Applications Carry Risks and Rewards

👤By Andy Luke, University of Missouri Extension Specialist 🕔Dec 7, 2017

As harvest winds down, many farmers begin applications of anhydrous ammonia before the frozen ground forces them to park their tractors for the winter. While this is a widespread practice, fall nitrogen (N) applications may not be the best source

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