Arkansas Soybeans: Improving Yield Potential with Smart Applications

🕔May 22, 2018The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board invests checkoff funds to improve the sustainability and profitability of the soybean industry in Arkansas. The board’s research investment includes projects conducted by Dr. Gus […]

Arkansas: 6 Pesticide Application Clinics Set for Feb., March

🕔Feb 5, 2018Six pesticide application workshops are scheduled between Feb. 27 and March 8, to prep farmers for the 2018 growing season. The workshops will be led by Jason Davis, extension application […]

Pesticide Drift is the Applicator’s Responsibility

🕔May 17, 2017Language and restrictions regarding pesticide drift vary among products, but all put the responsibility clearly with the applicator. One insecticide label states: Only apply this product if the wind direction […]

Kentucky: Reducing Pesticide Drift

🕔Apr 19, 2017Drift is the uncontrolled movement of a pesticide away from its target area. Drift can damage susceptible off-target sites (plants, animals, etc.), reduces pest control (which wastes the pesticide and […]

Georgia: UGA Stresses Importance of Keeping Pesticides on Target

🕔Mar 15, 2017As a result of two years of aggressive training to improve on-target agricultural pesticide applications, the number of pesticide drift complaints received by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension has gone […]

Georgia: Using Pesticides Wisely – 5 Upcoming Wokshops

🕔Jan 16, 2017Prior to making applications of dicamba to dicamba-tolerant cotton/soybean or 2,4-D to 2,4-D-tolerant cotton/soybeans in Georgia, growers will be required to attend the training “Using Pesticides Wisely”.

Pesticide Application: EPA Finalizes Stronger Standards

🕔Dec 13, 2016On Monday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized standards for applicators who apply restricted-use pesticides that are not available for purchase by the general public, and require special handling. […]

Making Pesticide Droplets Less Bouncy Could Cut Ag Runoff

🕔Aug 31, 2016When farmers spray their fields with pesticides or other treatments, only 2 percent of the spray sticks to the plants. A significant portion of it typically bounces right off the […]

California: Bee Precaution Pesticide Ratings Available from University of Calif. IPM

🕔Aug 25, 2016Various insects, birds, and other animals pollinate plants. Bees, especially honey bees, are the most vital for pollinating food crops. Many California crops rely on bees to pollinate their flowers […]

Texas Sorghum: Conditions for Use of Transform – Section 18 Label

🕔Aug 5, 2016The Section 18 Emergency Exemption label for Transform has some specific information regarding application use and application restrictions. A COPY OF THE LABEL MUST BE IN HAND WHEN APPLICATIONS ARE […]

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