North Carolina: Auxin Herbicide Best Management Practices Trainings for 2020 Dec 6, 2019

🕔Dec 6, 2019The schedule for the 2020 Auxin Herbicides-Best Management Practices training has been finalized. This training, presented by NC State University Weed Specialists and organized in cooperation with N.C. Department of […]

Mississippi: New Paraquat Handling and Use Regulations Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019The EPA implemented new regulations and label updates in 2016 to emphasize paraquat toxicity and reduce exposure to workers who mix, load, and apply herbicide products containing paraquat.

Syngenta’s New Gramoxone 3SL (Paraquat) Formulation Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019Syngenta recently received a label for their new formulation of paraquat sold under the trade name of Gramoxone 3SL.

Herbicide Rule Changes – Hoops You’ll Have To Jump Through – DTN Dec 2, 2019

🕔Dec 2, 2019The federal label requires special training if you intend to use Engenia, XtendiMax, FeXapan or Tavium dicamba formulations in 2020. And, for the first time, applicators using paraquat must complete […]

Soybeans: Cereal Rye Cover Crop Helps Control Weeds – DTN Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019When John Werries and his son Dean started using cover crops, their primary goal was to prevent soil erosion on their Illinois farm. Seven years later, they’ve discovered their cover […]

Corteva Introduces Pixxaro EC Herbicide for Cereals Nov 13, 2019

🕔Nov 13, 2019Wheat growers have a new tool available to them in 2020. Pixxaro EC herbicide joins the lineup of Corteva Agriscience cereals herbicides to control the most challenging weeds, including kochia […]

Waterhemp: ‘Friendly’ Native Evolves into Cornbelt’s Worst Weed Problem Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019Waterhemp’s rise to the Cornbelt’s worst weed is one of the Cornbelt’s more fascinating weed-related events over the past 40 years.  Waterhemp is native to the United States but is a […]

Nebraska: Glyphosate-Resistant Marestail – Fall Management Options Oct 22, 2019

🕔Oct 22, 2019Abundant rain the last couple of months in much of eastern Nebraska has promoted the relatively early emergence of winter annual weeds, particularly marestail. Marestail, also known as horseweed in […]

Michigan: Fall Weed Control Reminders on Late, Prevent Plant Acres Oct 18, 2019

🕔Oct 18, 2019In general, 2019 was a difficult year for weed control with the large number of acres that were planted late or not at all leading to higher weed populations and […]

Louisiana: Glyphosate-Resistant Italian Ryegrass Management Considerations Oct 18, 2019

🕔Oct 18, 2019Glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass has become a significant issue for Louisiana farmers, especially in the northeastern part of the state.  I have been asked when ryegrass would begin to emerge.  That […]

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