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Question of the Week: Pigweed

Last week the question was:  What are the weeds surrounding these young cotton plants?

This was an easy one.  These is pigweed, Palmer amaranth to be more specific.   69 more words

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More precautions needed when spraying with dicamba and 2,4-D

From the Weed Science Society of America

New resistant soybean and cotton cropping systems based on the synthetic auxin herbicides give farmers new options for managing Palmer amaranth and other broadleaf weeds resistant to glyphosate. 543 more words

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University of Illinois Plant Clinic announces Palmer amaranth seed ID and herbicide resistance plant tissue testing

Last summer, farmers in the Midwest got an unwelcome surprise after planting native seed on Conservation Reserve Program acres. Palmer amaranth is an aggressive and hard-to-kill weed. 248 more words

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Weed develops resistance, impacts pulse, wheat crops

Mayweed chamomile, also known as dog fennel, populations are becoming more resistant to the usual herbicide chemistries, a Washington State University weed science professor says. 36 more words

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Weeds could develop resistance to dicamba in three generations

In Delta Farm Press

What happens if farmers follow the same practices they have when other new herbicide chemistries have come on the market over the last several decades? 80 more words

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If your weed control is working, it's time to change it, says weed scientist

in Delta Farm Press

It might seem like an odd recommendation to make – to change something if it’s working.

But that’s what Bob Scott, Extension weed scientist with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, said during a presentation at Pigposium 3, held at East Arkansas Community College in Forrest City. 112 more words

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Growers must be careful when using new herbicide technologies

In Delta Farm Press

Rules surrounding new weed-fighting technologies don’t make for a short, or uncomplicated, list, says Ples Spradley.

First off, “Applications of products (Xtendimax, Enlist Duo and Engenia) shall not be made to Enlist or Xtend seed technologies without’” completing new training, the Arkansas Extension pesticide safety education specialist told the crowd at the recent Pigposium 3 in Forrest City, Ark. 192 more words

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