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  • Sep 23, 2016
    press release

    PPO inhibitor resistance confirmed in Palmer amaranth

    Editor’s Note: Briefing Room is where we run press releases from companies unedited, for your use. Southern Illinois University Carbondale, in coordination with testing by the University of Illinois, recently confirmed protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO) inhibitor resistance in Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri). Illinois has become the third state behind Arkansas (2011) and Tennessee (2015) to confirm PPO inhibitor resistance....More
  • Feb 25, 2016
    video

    Rinse and go tech heading to market

    New chemical loading system - Chem Blade ES - designed for tender supply trailers/trucks saves time and reduces risk of exposure. It will be offered by Hagie Mfg. later this year....More
  • Aug 31, 2015
    blog

    A day in the field with Syngenta's Gary Prescher

    Last week, Syngenta invited Farm Industry News to a test site in Morgan, Minnesota, to showcase some of the company’s newest seed, seed treatments, and pesticide products in the field.   The Morgan, MN, location is one of more than 30 test sites scattered throughout the Midwest that are part of the company’s Grow More Experience Sites. Each site consists of small sections of land that are devoted to different products used on crops....More
  • Jul 13, 2015
    press release
    Farm Industry News

    Dow AgroSciences announces name of new corn herbicide

    Dow AgroSciences has announced today that its new corn herbicide, previously referred to as GF-3471, will be named Resicore herbicide. Registration for this herbicide is expected in 2016. Resicore will help growers control herbicide-resistant weeds through three nonglyphosate and nonatrazine modes of action. The active ingredients included in this novel formulation are acetochlor, mesotrione and clopyralid. Resicore is expected to offer flexible application timing from preplant to early postemergence....More

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