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Weed Spotting By Drone: Moving Concept To A Practical On-Farm Tool

Weed Spotting By Drone: Moving Concept To A Practical On-Farm Tool

👤By J. Kim Kaplan, ARS Office of Communications 🕔Dec 26, 2017

Researchers improving ability to ID resistant weeds with drone-collected imagery.

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U.S. Weed Scientists Testing Aussie Seed Destructor Through Its Paces

U.S. Weed Scientists Testing Aussie Seed Destructor Through Its Paces

👤By Elton Robinson, Contributing Editor 🕔Nov 21, 2017

U.S. scientists in 3 regions – Corn Belt, South and Mid-Atlantic – have been running this system for at least 2 years  and have drawn a number of conclusions.

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AgFax Weed Solutions – Weeds And Water | How Aussies Eliminate Weed Seeds

AgFax Weed Solutions – Weeds And Water | How Aussies Eliminate Weed Seeds

👤From the AgFax staff 🕔Sep 24, 2017

Weed resistance management – our latest issue of AgFax Weed Solutions with 13 articles covering both the Corn Belt and South – plus a couple of reports on how Australians prevent weed seeds from going into the soil.

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Australia’s Seed Destructor – Midwest Demo Set For Oct. 12

Australia’s Seed Destructor – Midwest Demo Set For Oct. 12

👤From a press release 🕔Sep 23, 2017

At present, the machine is being evaluated by Land Grant universities in at lease 3 states – Arkansas, Illinois and Texas – plus, USDA has shown interest in the concept.

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Herbicide Resistance: Illinois Will Showcase Aussie Seed Destructor

Herbicide Resistance: Illinois Will Showcase Aussie Seed Destructor

👤From a press release 🕔Sep 18, 2017

The Harrington Seed Destructor – which pulverizes weed seeds – is being evaluated by Land Grant universities in at lease 3 states – Arkansas, Illinois and Texas. To show it in action, the U. of Illinois will feature the machine running

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Weed Seeds: 6 Ways Aussies Keep Them Out Of The Bank – Video

Weed Seeds: 6 Ways Aussies Keep Them Out Of The Bank – Video

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Sep 16, 2017

More than any other country, Australia has persistently focused on the idea of collecting weed seed at harvest and keeping them from making it into the soil’s seed bank. The developmental process in Australia has taken several forms – some relatively

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Tennessee: Why Gramoxone Isn’t Controlling Palmer Amaranth

Tennessee: Why Gramoxone Isn’t Controlling Palmer Amaranth

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

There have been some Gramoxone burndown applications that have left some Palmer amaranth survivors. This happens to some extent every year.  The cause of the problem is almost always coverage.

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Herbicide-Resistant Weeds: What Can the U.S. Learn From Australia? No Easy Answers. – DTN

Herbicide-Resistant Weeds: What Can the U.S. Learn From Australia? No Easy Answers. – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔May 19, 2017

There have been more than a few jokes this week about the irony of weed scientists choosing Colorado as a meeting place to talk about resistance. However, no one in this audience is laughing about the global threat of weeds

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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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Virginia Cotton: Warm Winters Bring Thoughts of Burndown

Virginia Cotton: Warm Winters Bring Thoughts of Burndown

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Mar 2, 2017

Temperatures for the immediate future are supposed to stay above normal for another week or more. And the last week of April is supposed to be below normal with May 11 as the last night below 50. (Please note the

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