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Weeds: The Sooner You Kill ‘Em, The Farther Your Fertilizer Goes – AgFax Weed Solutions

Weeds: The Sooner You Kill ‘Em, The Farther Your Fertilizer Goes – AgFax Weed Solutions

🕔Oct 20, 2017

In a 2-year corn study, researchers found found that it took more than 100 extra pounds of nitrogen in corn to reach optimal yields when key weeds were allowed to reach a foot tall.

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Tree Crops: New Weed Herbicide for Apple and Peach Growers in Carolinas and Virginia

Tree Crops: New Weed Herbicide for Apple and Peach Growers in Carolinas and Virginia

👤From a Press Release 🕔Oct 12, 2017

Dow AgroSciences has announced that Pindar GT herbicide is now registered for use on bearing apples and peaches in the Carolinas, and apples in Virginia.  Fruit producers’ toughest weeds, such as marestail (horseweed) and pigweed plus dozens of others are

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Weeds And Water – 5 Points That Matter

Weeds And Water – 5 Points That Matter Updated

👤By Elton Robinson, Contributing Editor, AgFax Weed Solutions 🕔Sep 24, 2017

Weeds gulp more water than you might realize, but they become a critical yield drain in years or regions with low moisture reserves. A pair of Texas studies drive that point home.

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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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Texas West Plains: Cotton Almost at Bloom; 6 Points About Sugarcane Aphid

Texas West Plains: Cotton Almost at Bloom; 6 Points About Sugarcane Aphid

👤By Kerry Siders, Texas AgriLife IPM Agent in Hockley, Cochran and Lamb Counties 🕔Jul 7, 2017

Cotton, what we have remaining, ranges from cotyledon stage (replant) to 13 true leaves with square set good with an average of 82%. I attribute most all missing squares so far to weather related losses. I am not finding blooms

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Dow Enlist Corn Available in U.S. for 2018; China Approves Import

Dow Enlist Corn Available in U.S. for 2018; China Approves Import

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jun 14, 2017

Enlist corn will be commercially available in the United States for the 2018 growing season. Dow AgroSciences announced the launch today after the Ministry of Agriculture of the People’s Republic of China approved the import of grain produced from corn

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Alabama: Cotton And Soybean Pest Training – Belle Mina, June 13

Alabama: Cotton And Soybean Pest Training – Belle Mina, June 13

👤By Tyler Sandlin, Extension Crop Specialist, North Alabama, Belle Mina 🕔Jun 2, 2017

Alabama Cooperative Extension will hold a short course covering cotton and soybean pest management and scouting techniques in north Alabama on June 13 at the Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center at Belle Mina. Registration starts at 8 a.m. Topics

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Iowa: Why the Noxious Weed Law Needs Changing

Iowa: Why the Noxious Weed Law Needs Changing

👤By Bob Hartzler, Iowa State University 🕔Jan 18, 2017

I recently had a discussion with a farmer regarding the Palmer problem, and he asked if I were ‘King for a Day’ how would I change Iowa’s noxious weed law.  I came up with four suggestions regarding classifying weeds as noxious:

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Weeds: Conservation Effort Spreads Seeds of Destruction Across Midwest

Weeds: Conservation Effort Spreads Seeds of Destruction Across Midwest

👤From University of Illinois 🕔Dec 7, 2016

Weed scientists in at least two Midwestern states have been reporting for years that a conservation program meant to provide habitat for pollinating insects is sowing bad seeds – including seeds of the potentially devastating agricultural weed Palmer amaranth –

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Weed Management: New Factsheet Explores Weed Seeds and Their Longevity

Weed Management: New Factsheet Explores Weed Seeds and Their Longevity

👤From a Press Release 🕔Dec 6, 2016

Did you know some weed seeds can lie dormant in the soil for more than a century and then sprout when conditions are right? A new factsheet available for free download from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) dives

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