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Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Researchers Find All Formulations Volatile; 876 Injury Reports

Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Researchers Find All Formulations Volatile; 876 Injury Reports

👤By Mary Hightower U of A System Division of Agriculture and AgFax Staff 🕔Aug 10, 2017

There is no doubt that Dicamba is volatile and researchers at the University of Arkansas have the tests to prove it. Every formulation they tested has demonstrated volatility. Some of the group tested can continue to volatilize at least 36 hours

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App Helps Farmers Pick Best Spraying Opportunities

App Helps Farmers Pick Best Spraying Opportunities

👤From a press release 🕔May 1, 2017

There’s a new app to help farmers decide when to spray their fields. Pocket Spray Smart is a free iOS app made by Agrible. It works with Agrible’s Morning Farm Report software, which helps farmers plan everything from nitrogen use,

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Flint on Crops: Good Products Deserve Good Water Quality

Flint on Crops: Good Products Deserve Good Water Quality

👤By: Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University Extension Service 🕔Jan 11, 2016

One of my earliest experiences with the effect of mixing water quality on the effectiveness of spray solutions occurred years prior to my joining the Extension Service. I overheard a producer comment that an application he had made the previous

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Florida Peanuts: 6 Tips For Controlling White Mold

Florida Peanuts: 6 Tips For Controlling White Mold

👤By Mace Bauer, University of Florida 🕔Jul 29, 2015

Judging by the condition of area peanut fields I’ve seen this week I would wager that everybody has some, either that they know about, or that they don’t know about. Although climatologists were expecting a warmer, drier summer in the

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Louisiana: Dealing with Major Weed Problems After Unrelenting Rains

Louisiana: Dealing with Major Weed Problems After Unrelenting Rains

👤By Olivia McClure, Louisiana State University 🕔Jul 7, 2015

Unrelenting rains that delayed planting of many Louisiana crops may have set the stage for a tougher-than-usual battle with weeds this year. Occasional dry spells in the spring saw farmers hurrying to get crops in the ground, only to be

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Indiana, Nebraska: Lots of Rain, But It Could Be Worse – DTN

Indiana, Nebraska: Lots of Rain, But It Could Be Worse – DTN

👤By Richard Oswald, DTN Special Correspondent 🕔Jun 30, 2015

INDIANA – Maple Leaf Farms “More rain, rain, rain. But it could be a whole lot worse.” That’s the way DTN View From the Cab farmer Lane Robinson described last week at his farm outside of Cromwell, Indiana. Lane traveled

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North Carolina Cotton: Plant Bugs – To Spray or Not to Spray?

North Carolina Cotton: Plant Bugs – To Spray or Not to Spray?

👤By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University 🕔Jun 17, 2015

Although it looks like plant bugs may be again be an issue in 2015, we don’t need to panic.  What I mean by don’t panic is that we shouldn’t spray if it’s not needed.  Growers in the Midsouth contend with

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