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Insecticide Treatment Boosts Seedling Vigor By: 01/06/2015 @ 11:03am

A surprise answer waited for Clarence Swanton, a past president of the Canadian Weed Science Society, in his lab at Ontario’s University of Guelph.The biochemist was…

Tips for Applying Residual Herbicides after Corn Emergence By: 05/28/2015 @ 3:45pm

Cool weather and wet soil conditions throughout areas in the Midwest have disrupted the normal sequence of early season…

Weed Control Tips for 2015 By: 05/14/2015 @ 1:06pm

Herbicide-resistant weeds are here to stay. The most recent summary indicates that 450 unique cases of herbicide…

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8 Weed Control Tips for 2015 By: 05/11/2015 @ 4:02pm

You’ve probably heard of The Three Stooges: Larry, Curly, and Moe. Well, you may have a trio of stooges of your own in your fields. They just aren’t as funny. If you have marestail, waterhemp, or Palmer…

New Generation of Biologically Based Products By: 04/06/2015 @ 3:48pm

By Gil Gullickson   Many of you farm those out-of-eyeshot fields where it’s just you and your tractor’s diesel-fueled purr that permeate the pristine isolation. Actually, you have company. Under…

Monsanto Wants Retraction for Disputed IARC Glyphosate Health Review By: 03/24/2015 @ 4:44pm

Monsanto officials came out swinging at a teleconference today, with officials criticizing the World Health Organization's (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) reporting that…

Considerations for Neonicotinoid Insecticide Seed Treatments By: 03/16/2015 @ 3:42pm

The smart alecks of old used to define optimal corn and soybean planting time this way:Pick a spot in your fields away from peering eyes. Drop your pants.Sit.If you pop right up, wait.If you can sit…

Off-Target Chemical Applications By: 01/06/2015 @ 10:37am

Excessive wind leads to off-target chemical applications. Right?While that might be conventional wisdom, you’ll get an argument from Andrew Thostenson. In fact, the opposite may be true. “There has been…

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