Dicamba: Missouri Farmer-Legislator Pushes for Tough Misuse Penalties – DTN

🕔Jan 30, 2017Missouri farmers could face some stiff fines if they misuse dicamba herbicides this summer. Missouri Representative Don Rone, R-Portageville, has introduced legislation aimed at making sure farmers in that state […]

Cotton: EPA Registers Enlist Duo for Phytogen Cottonseed, Controversy Continues – DTN

🕔Jan 16, 2017Cotton growers are one step closer to another herbicide trait technology for use in 2017. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has registered Enlist Duo, a premix of 2,4-D choline and […]

Cotton: PhytoGen Releases New Varieties for 2017, Plus Cash-Back Rewards

🕔Jan 5, 2017PhytoGen is releasing seven new PhytoGen brand varieties with the Enlist cotton trait and WideStrike 3 Insect Protection for the 2017 growing season. These new varieties complement the current PhytoGen offering that includes […]

Growers See Clean Fields, Excellent Yield With the Enlist System

🕔Dec 8, 2016With grain in the bins, growers are gauging the success of this year’s crops. For many, the struggle with stubborn weeds once again created headaches and curbed yield. However, growers […]

Herbicide Resistance: How Did We Get Here?

🕔Dec 2, 2016Due to the widespread adoption of genetically-engineered herbicide-tolerant (HT) crops and use of glyphosate, and observations of glyphosate-resistance in such weeds as palmer amaranth, common ragweed, giant ragweed, and tall […]

Herbicides and Cancer: U.S. House Questions National Institutes of Health Support of IARC

🕔Sep 29, 2016Because the International Agency for Research on Cancer, or IARC, receives federal funding, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is launching an inquiry into the National Institutes of […]

Virginia Cotton: Weather Impact on Burndown Performance

🕔Apr 8, 2016Seems funny to be talking about cool weather concerns with Roundup and 2,4-D for spring burndown in cotton fields. After all, Virginia is the south. Nevertheless, we had a freeze […]

Has EPA Helped Stall Herbicide Resistance? OIG Investigation Begins – DTN

🕔Mar 29, 2016Herbicide-resistant weed worries continue to build beyond the farm field. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday it will investigate how EPA has managed […]

Possible Herbicide 2,4-D Cancer Link, Not Likely to Affect U.S. Registration – DTN

🕔Jun 23, 2015The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified the herbicide 2,4-D as possibly carcinogenic to humans. However, the classification likely will not affect the chemical’s registration in the United […]

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