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Fall Burndown: Gaining Ground In The South – AgFax Weed Solutions

Fall Burndown: Gaining Ground In The South – AgFax Weed Solutions

👤By Elton Robinson 🕔Oct 20, 2017

More farmers have adopted a new rule of thumb for their weed control programs – never walk away from emerged glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth, regardless of the time of year. In other words, eliminate pigweed when you see it, even if

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Weed Control: ‘Late-Season Weed Escapes Can’t be Found in a Jug’ – DTN

Weed Control: ‘Late-Season Weed Escapes Can’t be Found in a Jug’ – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 24, 2017

The healthiest crop in some fields this fall isn’t corn or soybeans — it’s weeds. Towering above soybeans and poking out of cornfields, waterhemp, marestail, Palmer amaranth and giant ragweed escapes represent a lot more than lost yield. They promise

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Ohio: Palmer Pigweed – Late Season Scouting Tips

Ohio: Palmer Pigweed – Late Season Scouting Tips

👤By Mark Loux, Ohio State University Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Aug 23, 2017

Palmer amaranth has shown up in a few more places in Ohio this summer at a range of infestation levels, and waterhemp has also become more prevalent. Newly discovered Palmer infestations in some fields were too high to be remediated

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Iowa: Weed Quiz – Can You ID These 6 Different Pigweeds?

Iowa: Weed Quiz – Can You ID These 6 Different Pigweeds?

👤By Bob Hartzler, Iowa State University 🕔Jun 21, 2017

The six weedy Amaranthus species at the weed garden have grown quite a bit, but I’m not sure how much easier it is to differentiate a few of the species. Can you tell which is which?

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Tennessee: Will Pigweed Die after an Engenia or Xtendimax Application???

Tennessee: Will Pigweed Die after an Engenia or Xtendimax Application???

👤By Larry Steckel, UT Extension Weed Specialist 🕔May 31, 2017

The question of the week is will the Palmer amaranth die that is still green after an Engenia or Xtendimax application? The situation is that many pigweeds in some fields have not grown after an Engenia or Xtendimax application but

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Texas Row Crops: Be on the Lookout for Flowering Pigweed

Texas Row Crops: Be on the Lookout for Flowering Pigweed

👤By Muthu Bagavathiannan, Josh McGinty, Vijay Singh, Peter Dotray and Gaylon Morgan 🕔Apr 28, 2017

Palmer amaranth and waterhemp are two pigweed species that have become problematic in row crop production fields in Texas. Palmer amaranth is widespread in the High Plains, Rio Grande Valley, Coastal Bend and Central Texas regions, whereas waterhemp is predominantly

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Fighting Pigweed With Overlapping Residuals – Do’s And Don’ts

Fighting Pigweed With Overlapping Residuals – Do’s And Don’ts

👤By Elton Robinson 🕔Mar 22, 2017

In theory, the idea of overlapping residual herbicides is simple enough, but what do you do if things go wrong?

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Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth Confirmed in South-Central Nebraska

Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth Confirmed in South-Central Nebraska

👤By Parminder Chahal - Weed Science Graduate Student | Amit Jhala - Extension Weed Management Specialist - UNL 🕔Mar 20, 2017

Palmer amaranth’s aggressive growth habit, extended period of seedling emergence, high water use efficiency, and prolific seed production make it the most problematic weed in agronomic cropping systems in the United States.   The increased adoption of reduced tillage practices,

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Herbicide Resistance: Weed Scientists to Host Farmer Session, Commodity Classic, Texas, March 2-4

Herbicide Resistance: Weed Scientists to Host Farmer Session, Commodity Classic, Texas, March 2-4

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Feb 13, 2017

A much anticipated highlight of the Commodity Classic this year in San Antonio, Texas, March 2-4 will be an event hosted by The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA).  In an effort to get firsthand stories about on-farm experience with herbicide resistance, WSSA is inviting

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Herbicide Resistance: Farmers Talk – Weed Scientists Listen – DTN

Herbicide Resistance: Farmers Talk – Weed Scientists Listen – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 19, 2017

The group of farmers, ag retailers, crop consultants, company reps and scientists that met Wednesday in southeastern Pennsylvania represent a special slice of agriculture. They spoke of the benefit of rotating grains with lima beans and other specialty crops. They

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