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  • Mar 27, 2012
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    Nebraska farmer sees Enlist weed control program as future option for difficult weeds 6

    Fourth-generation corn and soybean farmer Mark Jagels explains the benefits that he will get from the Enlist weed control program from Dow AgroSciences. Jagels says the problem weeds on his family farm in Nebraska include pigweed, waterhemp and marestail. In addition to the weed control benefits of the Enlist program, Jagels also notes that the program will help him to keep sustainability and environmentally conscious practices a priority on his farm....More
  • Mar 26, 2012
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    New products from FMC for corn rootworm and weed resistance 4

    Brent Neuberger, senior technical sales manager for FMC, discusses some of the company's newest crop protection products on the market and in the approval process. The issue of resistant corn rootworm arose last year, and FMC has answered that problem with its Capture LFR insecticide. FMC's Authority herbicide also addresses weed resistance issues....More
  • Mar 26, 2012
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    Enlist Ahead program from Dow AgroSciences for herbicide management 5

    Dow AgroSciences unveiled a new herbicide management program at this year's Commodity Classic in Nashville, Tenn., called Enlist Ahead. At last year's show, Dow AgroSciences introduced Enlist Duo herbicide. Enlist Ahead will support farmers and the multiple components involved in weed control systems, including the pairing of new herbicide-tolerant traits with Enlist Duo herbicide. Enlist Duo herbicide will be available for corn in 2013 and for soybeans in 2015....More
  • Mar 21, 2012
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    Roundup Ready Xtend from Monsanto provides flexible weed control 2

    Michelle Vigna, systems launch manager for Roundup Ready Xtend, describes a demonstration of the new herbicide at work on soybeans at Commodity Classic 2012. This dicamba and glyphosate herbicide has multiple modes of action for control of weeds, particularly glyphosated-resistant broadleaf weeds....More
  • Mar 14, 2012
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    Herbicides from Syngenta for fighting glyphosate-resistant weeds 8

     Weed resistance in corn has been a growing problem over the past few years. John Foresman, asset lead for Syngenta, discusses several of the company's new herbicide products used for fighting glyphosate-resistant weeds, including Xemax, Halex GT, Lumax and Lexar....More
  • Mar 8, 2012
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    FMC announces singing contest for Anthem herbicide 17

    Paul Redhage, strategic communications manager for FMC, explains the details of the Anthem singing contest for FFA, 4-H and NAMA students to enter for a chance to win a scholarship. The contest is centered around the new FMC Anthem herbicide, which is coming soon pending EPA approval. Students can enter the singing contest at www.fmccrop.com/contest....More
  • Mar 6, 2012
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    Weed resistance management in three steps 11

    Rodney Schmidt, Midwest row-crop manager for Bayer CropScience, explains the three major steps he recommends for managing weed resistance, a hot topic at Commodity Classic 2012....More
  • Mar 5, 2012
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    Game changer: Multiple-herbicide-resistant weeds in Minnesota, North Dakota 2

    Herbicide-resistant weeds has continued to spread from the southern Corn Belt to northern states, including Minnesota and North Dakota. Now, multiple herbicide resistance weeds are being identified, which compounds the problem....More
  • Feb 10, 2012
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    An inside view of Syngenta's global financial report to media 5

    Farm Industry News blogger Mark Moore gives his impressions of attending Syngenta's 2011 financial report to the media in Basel, Switzerland....More
  • Jan 20, 2012
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    No comparable replacement for 50-year-old herbicide, agronomist reports 2

    "As the price of corn rises, the economic benefits of atrazine become even more pronounced."...More
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