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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…

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…

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…

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

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

#Grow15: Weed Management Focus of Rochester, Minnesota Field Day By: 07/10/2015 @ 3:55pm

The University of Minnesota has several research sites where farmers can evaluate different weed control programs. The particularly challenging weed at the Rochester, Minnesota site is giant ragweed. {[SINGE…

Enlist Weed Control System Aimed at Full-Scale Debut in 2016 By: 07/08/2015 @ 9:20pm

Farmers will likely have another weed management tool next year with Dow AgroSciences’s Enlist Weed Control System. “We are waiting for (full) regulatory approval, but we are ready to go,” says Ben…

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 field operations. One of those happens to be pre-emergence herbicide applications. The…

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 resistance —encompassing 245 species — occur globally. Approximately 11 to 12 cases of…

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