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Texas Caprock Crop Production Conference set for April 1

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The Caprock Crop Production Conference for Crosby and Floyd counties is set for April 1 in Floyd County. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service event will take place at the Floyd County Friends Unity Center, 990 Farm-to-Market Road 786 in Muncy. The cost is $45. Advanced registration is requested by March 25 for this in-person meeting so all COVID-related precautions ... Read More »

UArk releases updated 2021 weed, insect & disease management guides

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New editions of the most widely used publications from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture are now available and offer the latest research-based recommendations for managing insects, weeds and diseases in row crop agriculture, as well as in fruit, vegetable and garden production. The 2021 publications include: • MP44 — Recommended Chemicals for Weed and Brush Control. • ... Read More »

LSU AgCenter weed scientist named to endowed cotton research chair

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• By Olivia McClure • Daniel Stephenson, a Louisiana State University AgCenter weed scientist, has been named to the Jack Hamilton Chair in Cotton Production, effective Feb. 1. Stephenson has been with the AgCenter since 2008 and is based at the Dean Lee Research and Extension Center near Alexandria. His work focuses on identifying effective weed control strategies in row ... Read More »

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 »