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? […]

Mississippi: Soybean Desiccation; Paraquat Drift on Rice – Podcast

🕔Aug 10, 2018Dr. 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, […]

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