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How to avoid herbicide resistance in weeds

In Delta Farm Press

by Bob Scott, University of Arkansas

Weed scientists at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture have created quite a stir with news that through experimentation in the greenhouse, researchers selected for a population of pigweed — Palmer amaranth — that is tolerant to the herbicide dicamba at a field rate. 457 more words

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PPO-resistant pigweed spreading to Mississippi

In Delta Farm Press

A report from the 2016 Tri-State Soybean Meeting

It was big news in 2015 when Arkansas and Tennessee producers saw yet another pigweed-fighting chemistry — PPOs this time — sent to the bench. 221 more words

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Bankers' hours are better for most herbicide applications

In Southeast Farm Press

by Eric P. Prostko, University of Georgia Extension Weed Specialist

Banker’s hours are just fine for most peanut herbicide applications.

In the last few years, much attention has been focused on the potential effects of time of application on pesticide performance. 460 more words

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UGA scientists using $5 million grant to combat invasive weed Johnsongrass

In Georgia FACES

By James Hataway, University of Georgia

A team of researchers led by faculty at the University of Georgia have received a $5 million grant from the U.S. 437 more words

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New herbicides won't be coming around soon

From Southeast Farm Press

By Stanley Culpepper and William Vencill, UGA weed scientists

Ever wonder why weed scientists are so aggressive about protecting herbicide chemistry?  Growers are constantly being told to protect the chemistry available today because who knows when, or if, they will get anymore. 381 more words

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Want to know how new herbicides make it to the market?

In Southeast Farm Press

By Eric Prostko, University of Georgia weed specialist

This is the time of year when you likely have a little more time to read up on new products. 585 more words

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