The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced certified applicators must successfully complete an EPA-approved training program before mixing, loading, and/or applying paraquat dichloride, an herbicide commonly referred to as paraquat. […]
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The EPA recently announced the requirement and availability of a new certified applicator training module for paraquat dichloride (also known as paraquat). Paraquat is a restricted use pesticide for use […]
The EPA will be requiring that anyone who purchases, mixes or applies a paraquat containing herbicide to take the “How to Safely Use and Handle Paraquat-Containing Products” online training module. […]
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% […]
Off target drift of paraquat has increased with the use of paraquat burndown behind the planter for resistance management.
There is a new requirement for anyone in Georgia that applies paraquat (Firestorm, Gramoxone, Helmquat, Parazone, etc.) from this point forward.
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. Known […]
Historically, glyphosate has always been a no-no for use as a harvest-aid in soybeans grown for seed because of its potential negative effects on seed germination. But, what about paraquat? […]
Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, and Dr. Jason Bond, weed scientist with the MSU Delta Research and Extension Center discuss soybean desiccation with Dr. Trent Irby, […]