Dicamba And 2,4-D: New Data – 4 Points To Read Ahead Of 2021 – DTN Dec 8, 2020

🕔Dec 8, 2020
University of Missouri Extension weed scientist Mandy Bish unveiled the results of the group’s latest research on new auxin herbicide technologies at the annual MU Crop Management Conference, held virtually […]

Mergers of “Big 6” Seed and Ag Chem Companies – Who Owns What Now Feb 19, 2019

🕔Feb 19, 2019
Six 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.  According […]

Virginia Cotton: Variety Choices – Worm and Weed Control Technologies Jan 30, 2019

🕔Jan 30, 2019
This week, I continue thinking about cotton varieties, but in a different way than the yield and quality aspects. The other major component to consider for variety selection is related […]

Dicamba Drift Injury: Can Property Owners Recover? – DTN Jul 23, 2018

🕔Jul 23, 2018
Editor’s Note: DTN/The Progressive Farmer’s reporting on non-soybean dicamba damage uncovered the uneasiness this issue has caused in rural communities as damage pits neighbor against neighbor and farmers and applicators […]

Tennessee: Pigweed – Weather Hampered Liberty, Dicamba Weed Control May 31, 2018

🕔May 31, 2018
I have gotten a number of reports and pictures from consultants on disappointing Palmer amaranth control from POST applications last week of Engenia, Liberty and XtendiMax. This is not surprising. […]

BASF Agrees To Acquire Bayer’s Liberty, Seed Business Units Oct 13, 2017

🕔Oct 13, 2017
BASF has signed an agreement to acquire significant parts of Bayer’s seed and non-selective herbicide businesses. Bayer intends to divest these assets to gain regulatory approval for its planned acquisition […]

Texas Cotton: How Tolerant Are New Varieties to Liberty Applications? May 8, 2017

🕔May 8, 2017
From trials conducted in the Southeastern CottonBelt and grower observations in Texas, there can be varying levels of crop injury from glufosinate when applied to new herbicide tolerant trait varieties.

Georgia Cotton: Managing Pigweed with New Herbicide Systems Feb 27, 2017

🕔Feb 27, 2017
A farmer asked “there is so much talk about preventing off-target movement of 2,4-D and dicamba, and I get it, but how will the weed control be with an auxin […]

Virginia Cotton: Burndown Time is Closer Than it Appears Feb 17, 2017

🕔Feb 17, 2017
After 80 degrees on Sunday it made me realize we are closer to the beginning of burndown than I thought.  Some early treatments could have already begun.  There is quite […]

Tennessee Cotton: Liberty Tank-Mix Injury Jun 9, 2016

🕔Jun 9, 2016
A number of folks are seeing a good bit of burn when they have tankmixed Liberty and glyphosate on their Delta and Pine Land cotton.

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