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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Waterhemp Management By: 09/23/2015 @ 2:05pm

It’s here, it’s ugly, and it won’t go away, but you can still fight waterhemp in soybeans with existing technologies, according to University of Illinois (U of I)…

EPA Revokes Enlist Duo Registration By: 11/25/2015 @ 4:42pm

If you were neck-deep in herbicide-resistant waterhemp or Palmer amaranth this year, you might have to wait a while for…

What Are Farmers Doing to Fight Weeds, Diseases? By: 08/27/2015 @ 12:29pm

Have you seen an increase in resistant weeds? Are you using a preemergent herbicide to knock down weeds early? These…

Are Pesticides Killing the Honeybees? By: 11/05/2015 @ 3:54pm

Are agricultural pesticides at fault for the decline of honeybee populations?Probably not, at least not at the levels we use insecticidal seed treatments for corn and soybeans. That’s the opinion of Galen…

#Grow15: Weed Control Practices By: 08/07/2015 @ 5:26pm

Incorporating new weed control tactics is not as simple as altering herbicide programs. But when faced with herbicide-resistant weeds, you’ll want to use every tool available. The first step when you choose…

Syngenta’s Acuron Flexi Herbicide Anticipated for 2016 Debut By: 07/28/2015 @ 8:29am

You’ll likely have another tool for managing weeds in 2016 with Syngenta’s Acuron Flexi corn herbicide, pending regulatory approval. Syngenta announced the name of this herbicide premix at this…

Look Out for These Pests By: 07/23/2015 @ 2:52pm

For most farmers, the 2015 growing season has been wet. Now in the second half of the growing season, there are plenty of pests to keep an eye out for thanks to wet conditions. Diligent summer crop scouting…

How to Identify Palmer Amaranth By: 07/14/2015 @ 6:01pm

Jeff Gunsolus, Extension weed scientist at the University of Minnesota, walks around with a weed in a bucket at university field days. The culprit is Palmer amaranth, and it stays…

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