As they say, “With much power comes much responsibility”, and the various herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides that growers have in their toolbox for managing their crops are indeed powerful tools. […]
Herbicide Damage Carryover Into 2020 Jun 4, 2020
10 Ways to Reduce Spray Drift Apr 30, 2020
Before spraying your crop, consider these 10 pointers to help reduce particle spray drift.
If you plan to spray burndown herbicides close to vineyards or other sensitive areas, please read the below news item for additional details.
The figure below shares the results from 2014 through 2019. Impact through our Using Pesticides Wisely (UPW) program and county programs have been monumental with the overall goal of protecting […]
Arkansas Rice: Harvest Aids – Timing Is Everything Aug 16, 2019
Recent research evaluating the use of sodium chlorate as a harvest aid in hybrid rice have largely confirmed previous recommendations. Previous studies focused on varieties, so this work was conducted […]
As we proceed through the growing season, there are a few issues surrounding weed control and herbicide use. Here are some items to consider.
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 […]
In this multi year study, paraquat drift rate affected rough rice yields from 50% headed to one week prior to harvest. Rice appeared to be most susceptible between the 50% […]
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 […]