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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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New Herbicide Traits – Critical Info On Staying Out Of Trouble – AgFax Weed Solutions

New Herbicide Traits – Critical Info On Staying Out Of Trouble – AgFax Weed Solutions

👤From the AgFax Staff 🕔Feb 16, 2017

Weed specialists in both the Midwest and South outline what it takes to stay out of trouble in 2017, both in terms of what happens to your neighbors and in your own crops. Bottom line: be prepared to second-guess yourself

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Cotton: PhytoGen Releases New Varieties for 2017, Plus Cash-Back Rewards

Cotton: PhytoGen Releases New Varieties for 2017, Plus Cash-Back Rewards

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jan 5, 2017

PhytoGen is releasing seven new PhytoGen brand varieties with the Enlist cotton trait and WideStrike 3 Insect Protection for the 2017 growing season. These new varieties complement the current PhytoGen offering that includes very early to mid- and full-season Upland varieties, as well

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Herbicide Resistance Gains Accidental Head Start In Corn Belt – AWS

Herbicide Resistance Gains Accidental Head Start In Corn Belt – AWS

👤From the University of Illinois 🕔Dec 15, 2016

“We’re not going to name the company because we don’t think this is the only one distributing weed seeds in their pollinator seed,” said U. of I. crop sciences professor Aaron Hager, who led the research at Illinois.

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Herbicide Resistance: MSU Researchers Search for Ways to Control Resistant Weeds

Herbicide Resistance: MSU Researchers Search for Ways to Control Resistant Weeds

👤By Sarah Buckleitner, Mississippi State University 🕔Dec 6, 2016

While palmer amaranth may look inconspicuous in its seedling stage, its impact on farmers is nothing short of shocking. In the absence of weed control, it could cause losses of up to $1.6 billion a year by overwhelming cotton, corn,

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Resistant Weeds: “Immunize” Your Farm, Says Australian Weed Specialist

Resistant Weeds: “Immunize” Your Farm, Says Australian Weed Specialist

👤Staff Report 🕔Dec 1, 2016

In the fight against herbicide-resistant weeds, Tony Cook calls on his growers to immunize their farms against the threat. That’s a different way to think about prevention, although the approach includes key methods advocated by weed scientists far and wide. For

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Super Cover Crop Strategy To Fight Super Weeds – 4 Reasons Cereal Rye Works – AgFax

Super Cover Crop Strategy To Fight Super Weeds – 4 Reasons Cereal Rye Works – AgFax

👤AgFax Weed Solutions Staff Report 🕔Oct 1, 2016

Imagine, if you will, that a group of scientists decided to genetically engineer the perfect cover crop to compete against resistant Palmer pigweed and other troublesome weeds. What they developed would probably look a good deal like something you already

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