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Weed Control

Multi-state project looks at new weed management strategies

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• By Kay Ledbetter • A Texas A&M AgriLife-led study will research how well several new weed management strategies can help reduce weeds and mitigate the increasing occurrence of herbicide resistance. The Texas-led $2.23 million grant — “Scaling Up Sustainable Integrated Weed Management Solutions to U.S. Field Crop Producers” — is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources ... Read More »

EPA approves non-selective herbicide, desiccant from Helm Agro

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The Environmental Protection Agency has registered Reviton herbicide from Helm Agro US Inc. for use as a desiccant and non-selective preplant burndown in field corn, cotton, soybeans and wheat. A PPO-inhibitor herbicide, it contains the branded active ingredient, Tergeo. It belongs to the chemical family, Pyrimidinedione, a Group 14. In more than 700 North American product development trials and regulatory ... Read More »

Texas A&M plans fall CEU conference for Robstown, Oct. 15

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The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present a fall CEU conference Oct. 15 in Robstown. The conference will be from 8 a.m.-2:40 p.m. CDT at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds, 1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd. Both in-person and virtual participation options are available. “The Fall CEU Conference is an excellent opportunity for Coastal Bend producers to receive relevant and ... Read More »

Junglerice control after initial glyphosate + dicamba application

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• By Clay Perkins • Questions continue to be asked on how to best manage junglerice, barnyardgrass and goosegrass in cotton and soybean. Research earlier this spring looking at grass control after an initial glyphosate + dicamba application showed that if a follow-up glyphosate application was applied seven days later better than 90% junglerice control could be achieve (data below). ... Read More »

It’s Time To Set The Pace

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“Drivers, start your engines!” is the official command that announces the beginning of the Indianapolis 500, which has been billed as the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” It’s a daring, daunting, twisting, turning three-and-a-half hour adrenaline rush before the checkered flag signals a winner. Although there is no master of ceremonies or flagman on the turnrow, cotton farmers have their own ... Read More »

Develop Sound Weed Management Program

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Cotton Farmers Urged To Get Back To The Basics In Controlling Palmer Amaranth • By Amanda Huber, Southeast Editor • Cotton farmers have made monumental advancements in weed control and pesticide stewardship across Georgia during the past five years, according to University of Georgia Extension weed specialist Stanley Culpepper. Additionally, pesticide drift complaints have dropped 76% during that time. “Although ... Read More »

Be Diligent On All Fronts

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The hummingbirds that appeared in our backyard in March developed goose down to survive April and early May. Cotton seed planted in early May in North Alabama needed jackets and waders, while further south, they desperately thirsted for water. Spring finally turned the corner to warmer temperatures on May 12. In Central and South Alabama, soil moisture became extremely limited ... Read More »