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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)…

How to Manage Palmer Amaranth By: 12/10/2015 @ 12:21pm

“We don’t need any more weed problems; we have enough of our own,” says Jeff Gunsolus, Extension weed scientist…

What’s New (Well, Kind of New) in Corn and Soybean Herbicides By: 12/09/2015 @ 3:41pm

Every year, marketing representatives of agricultural chemical companies extoll the virtues of “new”…

First Year Data Shows Positive ROI for New Capture 3RIVE 3D Insecticide Application System By: 02/04/2016 @ 2:57pm

The purpose of this study was to test  the new and innovative Capture®  3RIVE 3D® insecticide application system and its effect on final population and yield. The 3RIVE 3D unit is attached as…

10 Things You Need to Know About New Herbicide-Tolerant Technologies By: 01/20/2016 @ 3:30pm

Mike Owen held his audience in rapt attention as he rolled through numerous weed-control products and strategies for 2016 and beyond. Then it came time for the Iowa State University (ISU) Extension weed…

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 a new tool to help manage them. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has…

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…

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