DTN’s Unglesbee Wins Weed Science Society Award Mar 4, 2020

🕔Mar 4, 2020
As I’ve said before in this space, it’s always fun to brag about the accomplishments of our journalism team. It starts to be really fun when the team repeatedly cleans […]

Is Unmanned Aerial Weed Control Ready for Takeoff? Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019
Scientists with the Weed Science Society of America say unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) may soon revolutionize weed management. And it’s easy to see why.

Fighting Back Against Pigweed – 6 Best Management Practices Apr 29, 2019

🕔Apr 29, 2019
Waterhemp and Palmer amaranth, both members of the pigweed family, have become significant threats to crop yields and farm incomes across the Americas. In the U.S., they compete with crops […]

Weed Control: A New Generation of Scientists, Technology, Ideas – DTN Feb 14, 2019

🕔Feb 14, 2019
Students and scientists from Texas A&M presented their research on using drones, or UAVs, as well as automated vehicles to control weeds. University Of Tennessee Students Are Unlocking The Allelopathic Power […]

Herbicide-Resistant Kochia: What Do We Know About This Troublesome Weed? Feb 7, 2019

🕔Feb 7, 2019
Researchers from Kansas State and Montana State universities have compiled a review article for the journal Weed Science that focuses on what we know and don’t know about kochia. Their work spans dozens of […]

Noxious Weeds: 7 Best Practices Used for 600 Species Jul 12, 2018

🕔Jul 12, 2018
Noxious weeds are plants designated by federal, state or local officials as injurious to public health, agriculture, recreation, wildlife or property. Once a weed is classified as noxious, authorities are […]

Giant Ragweed Resistance – Want Better Control? Apply Selectively. Jun 25, 2018

🕔Jun 25, 2018
Scientists at Purdue University have just answered an important question that has plagued many corn and soybean growers. Why does mixing glyphosate with other selective herbicides sometimes fail to control […]

Missouri Weeds: Waterhemp Confirmed with 6-Way Resistance Jun 22, 2018

🕔Jun 22, 2018
A study featured in the journal Weed Science is certain to keep many corn and soybean growers up at night. Researchers have identified a waterhemp population in Missouri that is resistant to […]

University of Arkansas: Norsworthy Named WSSA Fellow; Meyer Named Top Graduate Student Feb 13, 2018

🕔Feb 13, 2018
Jason Norsworthy, weed scientist for the U of A System Division of Agriculture, was honored by his peers as a fellow of the Weed Science Society of America. Norsworthy, a professor […]

Dicamba: EPA Committee Questions 2018 Label Changes – DTN Nov 8, 2017

🕔Nov 8, 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made label changes to dicamba products for 2018, but some members of an EPA committee question if the changes will reduce the frequency of off-target […]

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