Mergers of “Big 6” Seed and Ag Chem Companies – Who Owns What Now

🕔Feb 19, 2019Six large firms dominated the sale of seeds and agricultural chemicals in 2015 in the United States and around the world: BASF, Bayer, Dow Chemical, DuPont, Monsanto, and Syngenta.  Known […]

Glyphosate-Resistant Pigweed – 14 Years and Counting – DTN

🕔Feb 1, 2019It’s been 14 years since Stanley Culpepper confirmed the country’s first glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth population in some cotton fields in Macon County, Georgia. The University of Georgia Extension weed scientist had been seeing the […]

Corteva Launches Enlist E3 Soybeans and Qrome Corn Products

🕔Jan 17, 2019Enlist E3 soybeans will be commercially launched in Brazil, Canada and the United States, beginning in 2019 according to an announcement today from Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont. Qrome […]

Soybean Herbicide Tolerant-Trait Systems for 2019 – Breaking it Down – DTN

🕔Oct 3, 2018Between new traits coming to market and the recent ag mergers, soybean seed catalogs are as thick as they are confusing this year.  Depending on your seed retailer of choice, […]

Arkansas Rice: Crops Are Heading – Will Temps Cause Flowering Stress?

🕔Jun 29, 2018Crop Progress “Listen, do you smell something?”  That would be the start of heading in Arkansas rice.  The first fields are just starting to pop heads this week 50% heading […]

Dicamba Injury: The Unmistakable Fingerprint – DTN

🕔Jun 28, 2018If you hear hoofbeats, the old saying goes, think horses — not zebras.   Weed scientists want you to recall that saying when you walk soybean fields this year and spot […]

Nebraska: Weed Growth Stage – Optimum Control with Liberty Application – Video

🕔May 29, 2018Six weeds have been confirmed resistant to glyphosate in Nebraska due to repeated application of glyphosate in Roundup Ready corn-soybean production systems. The increasing prevalence of herbicide-resistant weeds is compelling […]

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 […]

Cotton, Corn, Soybeans: DAS Weed Control System Adds New Enlist One Herbicide

🕔Sep 13, 2017Farmers growing Enlist crops will have an additional option for weed control in 2018. Today (9/13/2017), Dow AgroSciences launched Enlist One herbicide, a straight-goods 2,4-D choline product featuring Colex-D technology.  […]

Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Researchers Find All Formulations Volatile; 876 Injury Reports

🕔Aug 10, 2017There is no doubt that Dicamba is volatile and researchers at the University of Arkansas have the tests to prove it. Every formulation they tested has demonstrated volatility. Some of the […]

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