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Cotton, Corn, Soybeans: DAS Weed Control System Adds New Enlist One Herbicide

Cotton, Corn, Soybeans: DAS Weed Control System Adds New Enlist One Herbicide

👤From a Press Release 🕔Sep 13, 2017

Farmers growing Enlist crops will have an additional option for weed control in 2018. Today (9/13/2017), Dow AgroSciences launched Enlist One herbicide, a straight-goods 2,4-D choline product featuring Colex-D technology.  With the ability to tank-mix with glufosinate, farmers can make

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North Dakota Farmer Successfully Manages Heavy Clay Soils with Cover Crops, No-Till – DTN

North Dakota Farmer Successfully Manages Heavy Clay Soils with Cover Crops, No-Till – DTN

👤By Susan Winsor Progressive Farmer Contributing Editor 🕔Mar 21, 2017

Some farmers may curse heavy clay soils, but the Toussaint family is finding a way to manage these tough soils using roots instead of iron. Cereal rye as a cover crop and a much wider crop rotation have allowed the

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Virginia Cotton: Burndown Time is Closer Than it Appears

Virginia Cotton: Burndown Time is Closer Than it Appears

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Feb 17, 2017

After 80 degrees on Sunday it made me realize we are closer to the beginning of burndown than I thought.  Some early treatments could have already begun.  There is quite a bit of information in the farm press as weed

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Herbicide Resistance: Farmers Talk – Weed Scientists Listen – DTN

Herbicide Resistance: Farmers Talk – Weed Scientists Listen – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 19, 2017

The group of farmers, ag retailers, crop consultants, company reps and scientists that met Wednesday in southeastern Pennsylvania represent a special slice of agriculture. They spoke of the benefit of rotating grains with lima beans and other specialty crops. They

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Atrazine Phase Out: What are the Alternatives for Sweet Corn?

Atrazine Phase Out: What are the Alternatives for Sweet Corn?

👤By Lauren Quinn, ACES, Illinois 🕔Jul 15, 2016

Atrazine, one of the oldest and most commonly used herbicides in sweet corn, is being phased out in some production areas, leaving growers searching for alternatives. Research conducted in Illinois, Minnesota, and Oregon identified treatments that provide weed control and

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Pennsylvania: What’s New for 2016 Weed Control

Pennsylvania: What’s New for 2016 Weed Control

👤By Dwight Lingenfelter and William Curran, Pennsylvania State University 🕔Feb 3, 2016

The annual summary of what is “new” in the complex world of herbicide selection is available now from Penn State Extension Weed Science specialists. Product/Label Updates Acuron 3.44CS (bicyclopyrone + mesotrione [Callisto] + s-metolachlor [Dual II Magnum] + atrazine +

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South Carolina Cotton: Weed Control Meeting, Santee, Dec. 15

👤By Tom Hallman, Clemson University 🕔Dec 14, 2015

Cotton farmers considering their weed-control options for next year’s crop are invited to a Clemson Extension Service meeting on Dicamba and 2,4-D cotton cropping systems Tuesday. Industry speakers from DOW AgroSciences, Monsanto and BASF will discuss new herbicide-tolerant traits, herbicides and

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Georgia Wheat: Herbicides for Broadleaf Weed Control

Georgia Wheat: Herbicides for Broadleaf Weed Control

👤By Shane Curry, University of Georgia 🕔Dec 4, 2015

Wild radish are the number one problem weed in small grains in our area. 2,4-D is the cheapest herbicide to use, but often waiting until the small grain is fully tillered allows the radish time to grow to a point where they

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Ohio Cover Crops: Managing Marestail with Fall Herbicide Treatments

Ohio Cover Crops: Managing Marestail with Fall Herbicide Treatments

👤By Mark Loux Ohio State University 🕔Nov 11, 2015

There is still time to apply herbicides yet this fall.  The frosts that are starting to occur have little effect on the weeds of concern – marestail, purple deadnettle, chickweed, etc.  We have applied well into December with acceptable results. 

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North Carolina: Online Tool Helps with Weed Control Decisions

👤By Mike Carrol, North Carolina State University 🕔Oct 27, 2015

Proper weed control often involves more than simply herbicide choice. The size of the dominant weeds, diversity of weeds present, soil moisture, air temperature, minimum concentration of the product within the plant to obtain the desired results, and droplet size

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