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Pests Can Evolve Resistance to Many Types of Control Methods, Not Just Chemicals

By Richard Levine

Agricultural pests, such as insects and weeds, can be incredibly adept at developing resistance to control methods. When you mention the word “resistance,” most people probably think of pests becoming resistant to certain chemicals — weeds becoming herbicide resistant, or insects becoming resistant to insecticides, for example. 749 more words

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Weed Science Field Day

July 1 is the upcoming Weed Science Field Day at UNL’s South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center.  The brochure with more information is shown below as photos; please click on the photos to enlarge if they are difficult to read.   14 more words

Agriculture

Enlist Duo: Dow Walks Into Monsanto's Footsteps

In October of 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection agency announced that they would register Dow Chemical’s Enlist Duo, a herbicide treatment system consisting of 2,4-D and glyphosate along with seeds of crops that were genetically modified to resist the pair of weed-killers.  579 more words

Plant Chemistry

Enough Already! Time to Ban Roundup

By Madronna Holden

Update 4.23.2015

Monsanto is currently being sued for false advertising for claiming that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, is safe.

Protecting our Children’s Future… 1,372 more words

Health

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

News

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