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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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Mississippi Weeds: Enlist and Xtend – What Mixtures Are Approved?

Mississippi Weeds: Enlist and Xtend – What Mixtures Are Approved?

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

Lists of approved additives/herbicides that can legally be mixed with the new auxin herbicides have changed multiple times during the last month, and it is likely they will change again before the time for in-season herbicide applications.

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Texas: Lower Rolling Plains Ag Conference, Snyder, April 5

Texas: Lower Rolling Plains Ag Conference, Snyder, April 5

👤By Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Mar 23, 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in seven counties are readying for their annual Lower Rolling Plains Agricultural Conference set for 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 5 in the Scurry Coliseum, 900 E. Coliseum Drive in Snyder. The

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Ohio Weeds: Reduced Price Gramoxone a Boon to Burndown Programs

Ohio Weeds: Reduced Price Gramoxone a Boon to Burndown Programs

👤By Mark Loux, Ohio State University 🕔Mar 21, 2017

Gramoxone SL (paraquat) is one of those herbicides that in our opinion really could have been used much more than it has in recent years, to help with management of marestail and to interrupt the cycle of continuous glyphosate use.

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Tennessee: Where Did the Horseweed Go?

Tennessee: Where Did the Horseweed Go?

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔Mar 21, 2017

Where is the horseweed (marestail)?  That has been a common question this March.

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Indiana Wheat: Get Ready for Spring Herbicide Applications

Indiana Wheat: Get Ready for Spring Herbicide Applications

👤By Joe Ikley, Travis Legleiter, and Bill Johnson, Purdue University 🕔Mar 20, 2017

The date on the calendar may indicate that we are still in the winter season, but the weather outside would indicate otherwise.  The temperatures of the past winter have been mild especially throughout late February.  The mild winter and early

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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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Georgia Weeds: Sprayer Clean Out

Georgia Weeds: Sprayer Clean Out

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Mar 20, 2017

There is obvious concern about sprayer cleanout after application of Enlist Duo, Engenia, Fexapan, and Xtendimax. All applicators should read and follow the specific sprayer clean-out instructions listed on the herbicide labels.

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Virginia: Scout Now for Marestail/Horseweed

Virginia: Scout Now for Marestail/Horseweed

👤By Michael Flessner, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Mar 20, 2017

Recent mild temperatures and the mild winter are setting the stage for rapid development of marestail/horseweed (Conyza canadensis) this spring.   Marestail was particularly troublesome last year in soybeans.  Marestail can germinate in both the fall and the spring. It

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