Herbicide Resistance: Scientists Identify Evolutionary Drivers

🕔Feb 13, 2018Scientists from the University of Sheffield in the UK have identified factors which are driving the evolution of herbicide resistance in weeds.

Test Your Integrated Weed Management Knowledge! – Quiz

🕔Feb 7, 2018Test your knowledge of integrated weed management (IWM) with this short quiz. The quiz is anonymous, and the answers will be revealed at the end.

Mississippi: Clethodim-Resistant Italian Ryegrass Management Options

🕔Jan 12, 2018Italian ryegrass has been one of the primary weed problems during burndown in Mississippi for nearly 15 years. Most populations are resistant to the “fop” family of ACCase herbicides due […]

Integrated Weed Management Quiz – Test Your Knowledge!

🕔Jan 11, 2018This brief, 20-question quiz was written by university weed scientists to: Gauge knowledge and awareness of integrated weed management methods Help us better understand which methods are of most interest […]

Southern Corn: Protect Bt Corn – Plant a Refuge if You’re Also Growing Cotton

🕔Jan 10, 2018Southern corn growers will pull their planters out of the shed and into the field in only a few short weeks. Bt corn will be planted on millions of acres […]

Georgia: Small Grain, Forage Weed Control – Get It Done By Christmas

🕔Dec 8, 2017We’ve had 3/10″ of rain so far with the cold front. This is really going to help our grazing crops get going.  One thing we need to think about now is weed control. […]

Pest Resistance to Biotech Crops Is Surging, According to New Research

🕔Oct 13, 2017In 2016, farmers worldwide planted more than 240 million acres (98 million hectares) of genetically modified corn, cotton and soybeans that produce insect-killing proteins from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis, or […]

Louisiana: Herbicide Task Force Stresses Education for Weed Control, Crop Protection

🕔Sep 25, 2017A Louisiana task force for new herbicide technology recently met to discuss upcoming weed control technologies for crops. The group consists primarily of weed scientists and crop specialists with the […]

Herbicide Rotation Ineffective Against Resistance in Waterhemp, Says Study

🕔Sep 6, 2017Farmers have been battling herbicide-resistant weeds for generations. A common practice for most of that time has been to rotate between different herbicides every season. But despite farmers’ best efforts, […]

Florida Panhandle: Entomologist Surveys Row Crop Insects in Soybeans, Corn, Cotton

🕔Aug 15, 2017Silvana Paula-Moraes began working in the fall of 2016 at the  UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center (WFREC) based in Jay, Florida. Originally from Brazil, Dr. Moraes completed her PhD in Nebraska.  […]

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