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IN THIS ISSUE:

 

Editor's Picks

  • New Herbicide Technologies - 5 Critical Points To Consider - And Remember

  • Odd Insecticide-Herbicide Synergy Reduces One Form Of Resistance – Australian Study

  • Weed Science Journal Points to New Advances in Automated Weed Removal

Midwest/Corn Belt Focus

  • Illinois Soybeans: Roundup Ready or Liberty Link – Which Should You Choose?

  • Iowa Weeds: Is 80% of Waterhemp Really Resistant to Group 14 Herbicides?

  • Iowa: Herbicide Resistance Management Session at the Commodity Classic

  • Missouri Weeds: Watch the Weather to Avoid Atrazine Runoff

  • Nebraska: 2017 Herbicide Chart Helps Manage Glyphosate-Resistant Weeds

  • Midwest Weeds: Plant Clinic Publishes 2016 Herbicide Resistance Report - And The News Ain't Good

  • Iowa Weeds: Scouting Early for Palmer Pigweed

  • Iowa: Xtend Soybeans – Wind Speed and Herbicide Application

  • Illinois: PPO-Resistant Palmer Pigweed Identified in 2016

Southern Focus

  • Florida: 3 Factors For Minimizing Dicamba Drift 

  • Arkansas: Third Annual Pigposium Focuses On Herbicide-Resistant Pigweed 

  • Tennessee: Xtend Herbicide Applications – Watch the Wind 

  • Mississippi Rice: Don’t Underestimate Italian Ryegrass

  • Alabama Corn: Burndown Options for Marestail, Ryegrass

  • Mississippi Corn: Control Italian Ryegrass Before Planting

  • Tennessee: Xtend Cro p Tech – Using the Correct Nozzles Correctly

 

EDITOR'S PICKS

 

  

New Herbicide Tech: 5 Critical Points To Consider — And Remember

   

 

No more room for error if you shift to these technologies.

  

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 as the season progresses.

Read full article here.

     
     

Odd Insecticide-Herbicide Synergy Reduces One Form Of Resistance – Australian Study

Coupling a soil-applied insecticide with a preemergence herbicide application can – in at least one case – reverse metabolic herbicide resistance, making those resistant...

Read full article here.

   

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Weed Science Journal Points to New Advances in Automated Weed Removal

 

Growers of specialty crops like vegetables, flowers and herbs have traditionally had limited options for herbicide-based weed control. Instead they have relied on costly...

Read full article here..

 

MIDWEST/CORN BELT FOCUS

 

Illinois Soybeans: Roundup Ready or Liberty Link – Which Should You Choose?

Comparing the Liberty Link to the Roundup Ready System in soybeans--how do you know which to choose? With the onset of resistant weeds such as marestail, waterhemp...

Read full article here..

 

Iowa Weeds: Is 80% of Waterhemp Really Resistant to Group 14 Herbicides?

Weed samples from Iowa in 2016 displayed a high frequency of resistance to both glyphosate and PPO inhibitor herbicides...

Read full article here..

 

Iowa: Herbicide Resistance Management Session at the Commodity Classic

Planning on attending the Commodity Classic in San Antonio in March? Have experience with herbicide resistant weeds? If you are involved in crop production in Iowa, the answer to the second question is yes... 

Read full article here.

 

Missouri Weeds: Watch the Weather to Avoid Atrazine Runoff

Farmers can do their part to prevent runoff by applying atrazine when weather conditions are right and using proper management practices...

RRead full article here.

 

Nebraska: 2017 Herbicide Chart Helps Manage Glyphosate-Resistant Weeds

Six weeds, including common ragweed, marestail, giant ragweed, kochia, common waterhemp, and Palmer amaranth, have evolved resistance to glyphosate in Nebraska. It has been...

Read full article here..

Midwest Weeds: Plant Clinic Publishes 2016 Herbicide Resistance Report - And The News Ain't Good

The University of Illinois Plant Clinic has been diagnosing plant problems since 1976, but the array of services provided has grown and become increasingly...

Read full report here..

   

Iowa Weeds: Scouting Early for Palmer Pigweed

I've been asked several times at meetings this winter if it would be possible to identify Palmer amaranth in conservation plantings at this time...

Read full report here..

 

Iowa: Xtend Soybeans – Wind Speed and Herbicide Application

The anticipated increase in dicamba and 2,4-D use associated with Xtend and Enlist crops will require enhanced stewardship to prevent problems with off-target movement...

Read full article here..

 

Illinois: PPO-Resistant Palmer Pigweed Identified in 2016

593 field samples representing approximately 2,000 waterhemp or palmer amaranth plants were tested for herbicide resistance at the University of Illinois Plant Clinic in the 2016 season...

Read full article here..

  

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SOUTHERN FOCUS

 

Mississippi Rice: Don’t Underestimate Italian Ryegrass

Italian ryegrass is historically not a problem on the clay soils where most rice in Mississippi is grown. However, fields where it is present should be managed aggressively...

Read full article here..

 

Mississippi Corn: Control Italian Ryegrass Before Planting

Although it is a winter annual species, glyphosate-resistant (GR) Italian ryegrass has become a primary weed of corn in Mississippi. An early burndown targeting...

Read full article here..

 

Alabama Corn: Burndown Options for Marestail, Ryegrass

Horseweed, commonly called marestail, is the most troublesome weed at burndown for most farmers in north Alabama but ryegrass has become public enemy number...

Read full article here..

 

Florida: 3 Factors For Minimizing Dicamba Drift

After many years in development, dicamba use in tolerant cotton varieties will likely be fully approved for the 2017 growing season. As everyone is...

Read full article here..

 

Mississippi: Control Italian Ryegrass Early

Control failures with clethodim on glyphosate-resistant (GR) Italian ryegrass were common across the entire Delta, not just Mississippi, in 2016. With some exceptions, GR...

Read full article here.

 

Tennessee: Xtend Herbicide Applications – Watch the Wind 

The supplemental labels for XtendiMax and Engenia use in Xtend crops read the same with respect to what wind speed these herbicides can be applied...

Read full article here.

 

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Tennessee: Xtend Crop Stewardship – Using and Stewarding the Correct Herbicides 

A lot of labels on herbicides for the new herbicide trait technologies have arrived. The label to spray XtendiMax on Xtend soybean and cotton...

Read full article here..

 

Arkansas: Third Annual Pigposium Focuses On Herbicide-Resistant Pigweed 

Herbicide resistant pigweed, one of the biggest problems Mid-South farmers are wrestling, takes center stage at Pigposium III, set for Feb. 28 at East Arkansas Community College in Forrest City...

Read full article here.

 

Tennessee: Xtend Crop Tech – Using the Correct Nozzles Correctly 

The second blog on stewardship of XtendiMax and Engenia on Xtend crops will focus on nozzles.  There is only one labeled nozzle and one...

Read full article here

 

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