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Taming Tropical Invasives By: 03/21/2014 @ 3:35pm

Raised on a central Florida orange and cattle ranch, Joe Walter has been battling invasive tropical plants since he was a kid. “Because of our climate, there is no…

Palmer Amaranth Management By: 04/04/2014 @ 5:04pm

Palmer amaranth is spreading throughout the country, and it is going to require careful management. This weed has the…

Controlling Pigweed By: 03/21/2014 @ 12:10pm

The pigweed family of weeds is a late-season stalker of soybeans. It often survives your best early-control efforts and…

Insects and Disease May Have Survived Extreme Winter Weather By: 03/17/2014 @ 10:06am

Extreme cold and snow cover in many parts of the country have growers guessing about the weather’s impact on pest pressures in the upcoming planting and growing season. Researchers say this winter’s…

Start clean, stay clean By: 02/25/2014 @ 11:49am

Herbicide-resistant weeds are spreading, and it’s important to know how to recognize them. “The problem is much more widely spread than what I think many of the growers recognize,” says Mike Owen, Iowa…

Weather station installed in Kosovo for Crop Protection By: 01/27/2014 @ 3:02am

This weather station we installed in Kosovo for an NGO in the Netherlands. The aim is to produce higher yields for apples in this orchyard by reducing diseases and a better water managment.

The $120,000,000 pest...and that’s just one state By: 10/22/2013 @ 9:36am

Perhaps you’re taking the Alfred E. Neuman approach to herbicide-resistant weeds: “What, me worry?” If so, Tennessee farmers can give you 120 million reasons why that won’t work. Back in 2011, Larry…

New Life For Row Crop Herbicide Research By: 10/08/2013 @ 7:18am

BASF doesn’t bill itself as The Chemical Company for nothing. Herbicide-resistant weeds have spurred development of new chemistries, such as its Kixor stable of PPO inhibitor herbicides it launched earlier…

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