As we approach grain sorghum harvest, many are considering using a harvest aid. There are pros and cons to using a harvest aid. The greatest benefits are that they can […]
Application cut-off timing for common herbicides used in rice in Arkansas determined from herbicide labels in 2021. Trade names of herbicides are primarily used throughout. Trade names and labels are […]
Smartweed species have been reported as important weeds to manage in Midsouth rice acres. Acetolactate synthase (ALS)-inhibiting herbicides have become the go-to options for successfully managing these species postemergence in rice.
We’ve had several reports of applicators experiencing issues when tank-mixing products with Engenia and the new volatility reducing agent (VRA) from BASF, Sentris. Applicators have stated that they are experiencing […]
Arkansas: Dicamba Rule Changes and Recommendations May 20, 2021
On May 3rd, 2021, the Arkansas State Plant Board (ASPB) met and voted to alter the 2021 rules for over-the-top use of dicamba in soybean and cotton.
A Section 18 Emergency Use Exemption label for Brake (fluridone) herbicide has been approved by EPA for applications from 14 days pre-plant to 36 hours after planting peanut in Arkansas. […]
Arkansas Rice: Cattail Control Apr 12, 2021
The past few years of increased rainfall and persistent wet conditions have resulted in some rice fields that haven’t dried out for multiple years. As a result, we’ve received some […]
A lot of our focus in rice residual herbicide programs is placed on grass control, especially as barnyardgrass is consistently listed as the most problematic weed across Arkansas rice acres. […]
Arkansas: Dicamba Use Regulations for 2021 Feb 26, 2021
The Arkansas State Plant Board met last December to discuss and vote on potential changes for dicamba application, specifically the May 25th cutoff date. No changes were voted successfully in the […]
Arkansas: Glufosinate Resistant Palmer Pigweed Found Feb 26, 2021
Last summer an article was written about two fields of concern in Mississippi County where three applications of glufosinate failed to control Palmer amaranth. Upon first observation of these fields, […]