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Palmer Amaranth In The Midwest — It Ain’t Your Father’s Pigweed – AgFax

Palmer Amaranth In The Midwest — It Ain’t Your Father’s Pigweed – AgFax

👤By Bob Hartzler, Weed Scientist, Iowa State University 🕔Dec 14, 2017

Palmer amaranth is steadily gaining ground and will be the pigweed that befuddles the newest generation of farmers in Iowa and other Midwestern states.

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Pennsylvania: New Noxious Weed Act Signed Into Law

Pennsylvania: New Noxious Weed Act Signed Into Law

👤By Annie Klodd, Dwight Lingenfelter, and William Curran, Pennsylvania State University Extensions Specialists 🕔Dec 12, 2017

The new Pennsylvania Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Act will help protect your farm or property from some newer invasive noxious weeds.

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Dicamba and the Treadmill of Herbicide Resistance

Dicamba and the Treadmill of Herbicide Resistance

👤From the Weed Science Society of America 🕔Nov 27, 2017

Many reports have circulated the US concerning widespread dicamba injury to off-target crops, particularly in the Mid-South and Midwest. According to a national survey led by Kevin Bradley, weed scientist at the University of Missouri, 3.1 million acres of crops

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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 with Cover Crops – Don’t Fall Prey to Confirmation Bias

Weed Control with Cover Crops – Don’t Fall Prey to Confirmation Bias

👤Joe Ikley and Bill Johnson 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Recently, the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) and North Central Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program released the results of their 2016-2017 Cover Crop Survey. This document reported results of a broad array of questions asked of cover crop

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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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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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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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Michigan: Herbicide-Resistance Screening Has Begun at MSU Diagnostic Services

Michigan: Herbicide-Resistance Screening Has Begun at MSU Diagnostic Services

👤By Erin Hill, Michigan State University Diagnostic Services 🕔Sep 21, 2017

Autumn is upon us; crops are nearing maturity and so are the weeds that remain in the fields. If you are concerned those weeds may be herbicide-resistant, consider submitting a sample to Michigan State University Diagnostic Services for screening. We

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Pennsylvania: Weed Control After Silage Harvest or in Fallow Settings

Pennsylvania: Weed Control After Silage Harvest or in Fallow Settings Updated

👤By William Curran and Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 18, 2017

Control of weeds after silage harvest is possible but it depends on the weed species, timing, and condition after harvest.

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