Herbicide Rule Changes – Hoops You’ll Have To Jump Through Mar 7, 2020

🕔Mar 7, 2020
This year, more training will be required and for a wider range of herbicides. If you haven’t versed yourself on what’s needed, here’s a quick overview. Keep in mind, too, […]

DTN’s Unglesbee Wins Weed Science Society Award Mar 4, 2020

🕔Mar 4, 2020
As I’ve said before in this space, it’s always fun to brag about the accomplishments of our journalism team. It starts to be really fun when the team repeatedly cleans […]

Farming and Hearing Loss – 8 Tips for Managing the Noise – DTN Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019
I have a hearing loss. It is a disability. There, I said it. Did you hear me? If you are a farmer, maybe not. It is no secret agricultural workers […]

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

🕔Dec 2, 2019
The 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 […]

Soybean Cyst Nematodes Spread from Flooded Fields – DTN Nov 11, 2019

🕔Nov 11, 2019
Extremely wet weather didn’t wash away worries for soybean cyst nematode (SCN). In fact, flood waters may have moved the pest to new areas, according to Greg Tylka, Iowa State […]

Illinois: Dicamba – June 30 Cut-Off Date Supported Despite Weather Delays – DTN May 9, 2019

🕔May 9, 2019
The Illinois Fertilizer and Chemical Association has issued a statement on dicamba stewardship supporting June 30 as a cutoff date for application in that state.

Soybean Gall Midge, A New One Emerges – DTN Dec 5, 2018

🕔Dec 5, 2018
The mysterious orange maggots that drilled into soybean stems and killed plants in parts of Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Minnesota last summer now have known adult relatives. Entomologists were […]

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 […]

Bayer-Monsanto Deal: Still Spinning Off Stuff – DTN Apr 12, 2018

🕔Apr 12, 2018
The makeover at Bayer continues as the company attempts to purchase Monsanto. This time the German-based firm was granted concessions on proposed spinoffs. Bayer announced Wednesday that the European Commission […]

Tillage or Herbicide? Control Winter Annuals Ahead of Planting – DTN Apr 14, 2015

🕔Apr 14, 2015
The colorful carpets of winter annual weeds that can blanket fields have been delayed by cool spring weather this year. That won’t last for long, according to University of Illinois […]

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