Mississippi Rice: Effects of Late Season Paraquat Drift

🕔Aug 13, 2019In 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% […]

Planning to Use Paraquat? Complete Certified Applicator Training First

🕔Apr 30, 2019The 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.  […]

AgFax Weed Solutions: Ultimate “Weed-Free” Combine, Plus Dicamba Drift – 7 Key Points

🕔Apr 12, 2019Feed your combine straw to purge weed seeds – here’s how. Also, 7 key points on dicamba drift from 4 years of temperature inversion studies.

New EPA-Required Paraquat Training, Additional Use Restrictions

🕔Apr 2, 2019The 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 […]

Training Required for all Paraquat-Containing Products

🕔Mar 22, 2019The 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. […]

Mississippi Rice: Effects of Late Season Paraquat Drift

🕔Mar 22, 2019In 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% […]

Mississippi Rice: Early Season Paraquat Drift

🕔Mar 14, 2019Off target drift of paraquat has increased with the use of paraquat burndown behind the planter for resistance management.

Georgia: Paraquat Certified Applicator Training Required for New Products

🕔Mar 11, 2019There is a new requirement for anyone in Georgia that applies paraquat (Firestorm, Gramoxone, Helmquat, Parazone, etc.) from this point forward.

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

🕔Feb 19, 2019Six 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 […]

Georgia Soybeans: For Seed Crops – Can Paraquat Be Used a Harvest Aid?

🕔Oct 30, 2018Historically, 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? […]

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