Tennessee: Pigweed Escapes in Xtend Crops Continue to Mount Aug 22, 2019

🕔Aug 22, 2019
It has become very apparent that the Palmer amaranth control in Xtend cotton and soybeans has not been nearly as good as in previous years.

Tennessee: Xtend Weed Management in 2019 – We Have a Problem Jul 31, 2019

🕔Jul 31, 2019
A year ago this month I posted a blog that was titled “Dicamba in Tennessee: Year 3”. At that time the Tennessee Department of Agriculture had fielded 45 official dicamba […]

Herbicide Drift: Repetitive Damage, Plants Not Growing Out of It – DTN Jul 26, 2019

🕔Jul 26, 2019
Jennie Schmidt is an old pro at stewarding herbicide use in grain crops alongside sensitive specialty crops and organic fields. On her operation on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, she […]

Tennessee: Junglerice Control – How Effective Is Mixing Dicamba with Glyphosate, Clethodim? Jul 24, 2019

🕔Jul 24, 2019
The call of the spring and now well into the summer is on failed attempts to control junglerice and goosegrass in Xtend crops. The most recent rash of calls have […]

Mississippi: Pesticide Applicator Certification Required for Dicamba Training – CORRECTION Jan 11, 2019

🕔Jan 11, 2019
An additional certification requirement from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is now in place for individuals who plan to apply dicamba in Xtend cropping systems. Individuals working under the direct […]

Dicamba Injury Reports, 2018: Drift Issues Becoming More Evident Jun 21, 2018

🕔Jun 21, 2018
A couple of weeks ago we provided a June 1st update of alleged off-target dicamba issues. At that time, most of the injury was confined to specialty crops, vegetables, and […]

Dicamba: Arkansas Ban Started April 16 with Plenty of Legal Drama – DTN Apr 18, 2018

🕔Apr 18, 2018
On Monday, Arkansas’ in-season ban on dicamba went into effect, but not without some confusion and drama.  Two judges in Phillips and Mississippi counties filed temporary restraining orders of the […]

Tennessee Soybeans: Don’t Spray Dicamba Near High Value Crops Feb 21, 2018

🕔Feb 21, 2018
One of the reasons that states like Georgia had a lack of drift complaints in 2017 was because applicators did not spray dicamba near high value crops. This was one […]

Texas Cotton: New Technologies Offer Opportunities, but Require Management Sep 4, 2017

🕔Sep 4, 2017
Two new cotton technologies are exciting for producers, but come with warnings, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Dr. Emi Kimura, AgriLife Extension agronomist in Vernon, discussed […]

Texas Plains: Taking a Close Look at New Cotton Technologies Aug 9, 2017

🕔Aug 9, 2017
I asked Nikolas Clarkson, one of our 2017 Plains Pest Management Interns, to cover a hot topic for 2017, The implementation of the new cotton herbicide technologies in West Texas. […]

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