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Texas Cotton: New Technologies Add to Grower Responsibilities

Texas Cotton: New Technologies Add to Grower Responsibilities

👤By Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Mar 24, 2017

From a cotton farming standpoint, it may be more important now than ever to know your surroundings, said a pair of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists at Lubbock. In the past, farmers used to plant brown bag seed and

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Mississippi Weeds: Control Palmer Pigweed Early

Mississippi Weeds: Control Palmer Pigweed Early

👤By Jason Bond, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 23, 2017

Because of the warm weather in March, many fields in Mississippi already contain emerged Palmer amaranth. Therefore, in fields that will not be planted for two to four more weeks, a residual herbicide for Palmer amaranth in a burndown application

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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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Resistant Weeds? Tips On Overlapping Residuals, Management, New Tech – AgFax

Resistant Weeds? Tips On Overlapping Residuals, Management, New Tech – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Mar 21, 2017

In theory, overlapping your residual herbicides ranks as the best approach for managing resistant Palmer pigweed. But it’s not a foolproof strategy. Timing matters. So does whether it rains at the right point to incorporate materials in dryland production. What

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South Dakota Weeds: Identifying Palmer Pigweed

South Dakota Weeds: Identifying Palmer Pigweed

👤By Gared Shaffer and Sharon Clay., South Dakota State University 🕔Mar 20, 2017

Palmer Amaranth in South Dakota Annual weeds are threat to many cropping systems in South Dakota. Palmer amaranth is a newer threat in the state depending upon your geographical location. Confirmed sightings in a few counties in South Dakota include

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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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Florida: Palmer Pigweed Adaptability – Why This Pest Is So Hard to Manage

Florida: Palmer Pigweed Adaptability – Why This Pest Is So Hard to Manage

👤By Ramon Leon and Jay Ferrell, University of Florida 🕔Mar 10, 2017

Palmer amaranth, commonly referred to as Palmer pigweed, is perhaps the most problematic weed in the southern USA, especially in row-crop production. This weed can not only produce abundant seed allowing it to establish dense populations that can out-compete many

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Missouri: Palmer Pigweed Invades 5 More Counties Each Year

Missouri: Palmer Pigweed Invades 5 More Counties Each Year

👤By Linda Geist, University of Missouri 🕔Mar 10, 2017

Waterhemp and Palmer amaranth are easily confused. They are like ugly distant cousins at a family reunion. They look alike until you see them side by side. Their differences become apparent upon closer examination. Palmer amaranth is the bigger bully

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North Carolina Tobacco: Warm Weather Has Weeds Out in Full Force

North Carolina Tobacco: Warm Weather Has Weeds Out in Full Force

👤By Matt Inman, North Carolina State University 🕔Mar 8, 2017

With the continuance of abnormally warm weather, winter annual weeds are out in full force. It is also possible that summer annual or biennials might appear earlier than normal this season. For those fields that have been bedded already, hopefully

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Iowa: Not a Fan of Adding Palmer Amaranth to Noxious Weed List

Iowa: Not a Fan of Adding Palmer Amaranth to Noxious Weed List

👤By Bob Hartzler, Iowa State University 🕔Mar 8, 2017

A bill has been introduced in the Iowa legislature that proposes classifying Palmer amaranth as a primary noxious weed.  The weed law gives counties the authority to fine landowners who fail to control noxious weeds, and,if necessary, enter land to

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