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  • Jun 26, 2012

    Zidua herbicide for use on corn helps battle herbicide-resistant weeds

    Herbicide resistance has become a growing issue for farmers around the country. BASF recently announced it has received federal registration for its new Zidua herbicide for use in corn. Dan Westberg, BASF herbicide technical market manager, explained the benefits of Zidua earlier this year at Commodity Classic. For more information, visit
  • May 7, 2012

    How to control resistant weeds in your field

    Herbicide-resistant weeds have cropped up across the Midwest. Gordon Vail, Sygenta’s corn herbicide technical asset lead, talks every day to growers about problems with weed resistance. He offers his recommendations for handling resistant weeds in cornfields....More
  • Apr 16, 2012

    Roundup pre-mixes will be key ingredient in Monsanto’s new Xtend trait system

    Monsanto is preparing to launch a new version of its Roundup Ready Genuity trait system that will include corn and soybeans resistant to Roundup or glyphosate and dicamba. Another extension of that system will include cotton that is tolerant to glyphosate, dicamba and glufosinate....More
  • Mar 27, 2012

    Nebraska farmer sees Enlist weed control program as future option for difficult weeds

    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

    New products from FMC for corn rootworm and weed resistance

    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

    Enlist Ahead program from Dow AgroSciences for herbicide management

    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

    Roundup Ready Xtend from Monsanto provides flexible weed control

    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

    Herbicides from Syngenta for fighting glyphosate-resistant weeds

     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

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