Pennsylvania: Burndown Herbicides, Sensitive Surroundings, and DriftWatch Apr 22, 2020

🕔Apr 22, 2020
If you plan to spray burndown herbicides close to vineyards or other sensitive areas, please read the below news item for additional details.

Iowa: FieldWatch Launches New Pilot Program Apr 21, 2020

🕔Apr 21, 2020
FieldWatch, an online system designed to foster communications between growers, beekeepers, and pesticide applicators, is launching a new pilot program in Iowa in 2020 called SeedFieldCheck. SeedFieldCheck provides near real-time information […]

Arkansas: Databases Help Pesticide Applicators Avoid Sensitive Crops, Beehives Apr 14, 2020

🕔Apr 14, 2020
Arkansas pesticide applicators working row and field crops now have a powerful tool to help them better avoid unintentional spraying over herbicide-sensitive crops and beehives. Now in its second year […]

Herbicide Drift: Repetitive Damage, Plants Not Growing Out of It – DTN Jul 26, 2019

🕔Jul 26, 2019
Jennie Schmidt is an old pro at stewarding herbicide use in grain crops alongside sensitive specialty crops and organic fields. On her operation on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, she […]

Minnesota Weeds: Check Driftwatch/FieldCheck Before You Spray Jun 19, 2019

🕔Jun 19, 2019
To reduce the potential for pesticide drift injury to sensitive crops and beehives check the FieldCheck (FieldWatch) map prior to application. FieldCheck, DriftWatch, and BeeCheck are free, voluntary online registries that […]

Iowa: Check FieldWatch Before Spraying Mar 27, 2019

🕔Mar 27, 2019
Prepare for a safe pesticide application season by checking the FieldWatch registry before making pesticide applications. The FieldWatch registry is intended to provide easy-to-use, accurate, and secure online tools to […]

Arkansas: CropCheck – New Program to Reduce Pesticide Drift Mar 15, 2019

🕔Mar 15, 2019
As spring rolls toward Arkansas and growers begin to approach their planting dates, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is encouraging growers throughout the state to make use […]

Corn: Neighbor Farmers Growing Different Hybrids – It Takes a Village – DTN Apr 23, 2018

🕔Apr 23, 2018
Low commodity prices are prompting some farmers to plant specialty corn to boost their income. But care must be taken when planting different hybrids next to each other, or farmers […]

Arkansas: CropCheck Program to Enhance Pesticide Applicator Stewardship Apr 16, 2018

🕔Apr 16, 2018
Arkansas pesticide applicators working row and field crops will be able to identify herbicide-sensitive crops and adjust their spraying accordingly thanks to a unique online platform called CropCheckTM  — a […]

Missouri: BeeCheck Flags and Poles Mar 27, 2015

🕔Mar 27, 2015
BeeCheck flags are available for purchase ($9 + shipping) following registration of the apiary through FieldWatch.

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