Midwest Fall Burndown: Start Date is a Moving Target – DTN

🕔Sep 29, 2017The weeds under the pivot in April spoke volumes to Kansas farmer Karl Jacobson.  A carpet of flowering henbit sliced a slim, purple path through an otherwise pristine soybean field, […]

Dow Expands Enlist Herbicide Options with Drift-Reduction Technology for 2018 – DTN

🕔Sep 14, 2017Farmers interested in growing crops containing 2,4-D tolerance will have an additional herbicide option in 2018. Dow AgroSciences has announced it has received registration for a single-ingredient herbicide called Enlist […]

Pennsylvania: Including 2,4-D in the Burndown

🕔Sep 8, 2017The use of 2,4-D in combination with glyphosate in the burndown program before establishing either cash crops or cover crops can aid in the control of a number of weeds […]

Texas Cotton: New Technologies Offer Opportunities, but Require Management

🕔Sep 4, 2017Two new cotton technologies are exciting for producers, but come with warnings, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Dr. Emi Kimura, AgriLife Extension agronomist in Vernon, discussed […]

Louisiana Soybeans: New Herbicide Systems Offer Better Weed Control Options

🕔Aug 28, 2017Three new soybean herbicide systems will give Louisiana farmers much-needed tools to fight increasing resistant weed populations they have struggled with in recent years. However, LSU AgCenter weed scientists caution […]

Weed Control: ‘Late-Season Weed Escapes Can’t be Found in a Jug’ – DTN

🕔Aug 24, 2017The healthiest crop in some fields this fall isn’t corn or soybeans — it’s weeds. Towering above soybeans and poking out of cornfields, waterhemp, marestail, Palmer amaranth and giant ragweed […]

Pennsylvania: 2,4-D Injury – Managing Drift to Off-Target Crops

🕔Jul 13, 2017We have heard about claims of 2,4-D injury to commercial grapevines in Pennsylvania, potentially stemming from applications in nearby field crops. Grapes are among the list of very sensitive high-value […]

China Approves Import of Dow’s Enlist Trait in Corn – DTN

🕔Jun 15, 2017Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist weed control system continued its path toward full commercialization Wednesday after China granted import approval to its corn trait.   Corn hybrids with the Enlist trait, which […]

Herbicide-Resistant Weeds: What Can the U.S. Learn From Australia? No Easy Answers. – DTN

🕔May 19, 2017There have been more than a few jokes this week about the irony of weed scientists choosing Colorado as a meeting place to talk about resistance. However, no one in […]

Dicamba and 2,4-D Sensitive Crops Fall into These 4 Categories – DTN

🕔Apr 6, 2017The best way to avoid drift damage from newly labeled auxin herbicides this year is never to spray near crops that are sensitive to dicamba and 2,4-D — and that […]

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