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Know the weed before you apply a herbicide

From Southwest Farm Press

The easiest way to control weeds in peanuts, or any other crop, is to keep them from getting started in the first place. 325 more words

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Management Strategies to Control Resistant Pigweed in Carrot Production

By: Kristen Obeid, OMAFRA Weed Management Program Lead – Horticulture and Clarence Swanton, University of Guelph

The Problem

Carrot growers in particular are struggling with resistant pigweed in Ontario fields, a problem that was studied extensively in 2011 and 2012. 873 more words

IPM

Farm Improvements for Future Generations

Agriculture: Sustaining Future Generations is the theme for this year’s National Ag Day. Sustainable is the buzz word that might have the most staying power in both farm and food conversations. 544 more words

Farm & Food

Time To Talk "Conflicts of Interest" In Relation to GMOs

Scientific conflicts of interest have been in the news a lot lately.

For example, a federal judge recently ruled that various members of the FDA’s Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee… 835 more words

Biotechnology

Growers still need IPM with new herbicides

From Southeast Farm Press

Growers have been chomping at the bit for something to tame herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth, or pigweed, marestail and other worrisome weeds. The technology is finally within reach. 582 more words

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EPA Expresses Concern Regarding Potential Development of 2,4-D-Resistant Weeds

I am not surprised that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) went ahead and registered Enlist Duo™, Dow Agrosciences’ pesticide cocktail made for spraying on corn and soybean crops genetically engineered (GE) to be tolerant of it. 651 more words

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