Kentucky Sweet Sorghum: Sivanto Prime Available for Sugarcane Aphids in 2018

🕔May 16, 2018The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) just announced that Kentucky will again have Sivanto Prime available for use on sweet sorghum to fight sugarcane aphid. This is good news as […]

Nebraska: Researchers Explore Sweet Sorghum Ethanol in Dryland Production

🕔Jan 29, 2018A team at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is exploring sweet sorghum ethanol as a future income source for dryland agriculture in western Nebraska. Sweet sorghum is a cultivar of sorghum […]

Biofuels: New Feedstock Could Fly Airlines Thousands of Miles

🕔Sep 11, 2017A Boeing 747 burns one gallon of jet fuel each second. A recent analysis from researchers at the University of Illinois estimate that this aircraft could fly for 10 hours […]

Louisiana: Research Grant Awarded to Cover Crops in Energy Cane Study

🕔Sep 1, 2017A team of LSU AgCenter researchers has received a four-year, $387,000 grant to evaluate the feedstock potential of energy cane and sweet sorghum with winter cover crops. Closely related to […]

Alabama Sweet Sorghum: EPA Approves Section 18 for Sivanto Prime

🕔Jun 21, 2017On June 12, the EPA granted an exemption for the use of  flupyradifurone (Sivanto Prime) insecticide for use on Alabama sweet sorghum for the 2017 growing season, under the provisions of […]

North Carolina Sweet Sorghum: Section 18 Crisis Exemption Approved for Sivanto Prime

🕔Jun 21, 2017As in 2016, Sivanto Prime for control of sugarcane aphid on sweet sorghum has been approved for use in North Carolina during 2017. The label describing the specific use requirements […]

Tennessee Sweet Sorghum: Section 18 Label Granted for Sivanto Prime

🕔Jun 20, 2017The EPA has granted our request for an emergency exemption, allowing the use of Sivanto prime in sweet sorghum for the control of sugarcane aphids.

Arkansas Sweet Sorghum: Used Sivanto Under Crisis Exemption? Your Feedback Is Required.

🕔Dec 2, 2016The Arkansas State Plant Board received a crisis exemption to use Sivanto Prime as a foliar application on sweet sorghum to control sugarcane aphids in 2016 (the Section 18 label […]

Tennessee: Section 18 Granted for Sorghum, 2 Other Pesticides Under Consideration

🕔May 12, 2016Three Section 18 requests have been submitted to the EPA related to insecticide use in Tennessee field crops.

Kentucky Sweet Sorghum: No Insecticides for Sugarcane Aphids

🕔Feb 17, 2016Last season, sweet sorghum on many farms in numerous counties was ruined by the sugarcane aphid (SCA) (Figure 1). The first ever detection of SCA in Kentucky occurred in Fulton […]

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