Arkansas Rice: Fungicide Seed Treatments – Pay Attention to Field History

🕔May 17, 2019Field history is a major factor when considering using fungicide seed treatments. If your field has a history of seed rot and seedling diseases (mostly blight and seedling death), it […]

Mississippi Rice: Impact of Rainfall on Insecticide Seed Treatments

🕔May 15, 2019The challenge with most insecticide seed treatments in rice is that they have to provide control when the field goes to flood. Also, the insecticides used as seed treatments in […]

Georgia Cotton: Seedling Diseases and Management

🕔May 7, 2019Seedling Diseases Seedling diseases are widespread but typically not a major problem in Georgia cotton in most years. However, economic loss to seedling diseases can be significant at specific locations, […]

Insecticide Seed Treatments and Pollinator Protection

🕔May 1, 2019Insecticide seed treatments are widespread as they are a relatively inexpensive method to manage some belowground and aboveground insect pests in row crops and some vegetables. Many insecticide seed treatments […]

Arkansas Cotton, Rice, Soy: Insecticide Seed Treatment Options

🕔Apr 4, 2019Cotton Stalk destruction deadline is April 15!! Driving around the Delta we’ve seen several fields where cotton stalks are still standing. The deadline for stalk destruction is April 15. This […]

Arkansas Rice: Seed Treatments in Early Planted Fields

🕔Mar 26, 2019Soil temperatures remain cool, but it’s time to start putting some rice in the ground if fields are ready. Remember that seed treatments can start to run out of gas […]

Mississippi Cotton: Seed Treatments Important to Battle Thrips

🕔Mar 15, 2019Over the years many have questioned whether the use of a seed treatment is considered IPM because they are used prior to the onset of a problem. In our area […]

Arkansas Rice: Rain, Rinse, Repeat

🕔Mar 11, 2019“Long as I remember the rain been coming down, clouds of mystery pouring confusion on the ground, good men through the ages trying to find the sun, and I wonder, […]

Soybeans: How to Make Up for Poor Quality Seed?

🕔Feb 20, 2019Seed quality from the 2018 soybean harvest was below average across the majority of the soybean-producing areas of the United States. Several factors led to poor-quality soybean seed, but some […]

Nufarm Acquires BASF-Developed Nematode Seed Treatment

🕔Feb 20, 2019Nufarm today announced the acquisition of Trunemco, a global nematode management seed treatment developed by BASF. The product is the world’s first patented combination of a microorganism and biochemical that […]

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