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  • Sep 23, 2011
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    Weed resistance ensures job security for weed scientists

    Weed scientists have built-in job security. University of Illinois weed scientist Aaron Hager dryly joked about his secure job during a lecture on weed resistance that he gave at a recent farm show....More
  • Sep 20, 2011
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    Farm Industry News

    New Enlist Duo herbicide part of Dow's new herbicide program

    Enlist Duo is the name of Dow AgroSciences' herbicide that will be a part of the Enlist Weed Control System. Damon Palmer, U.S. commercial leader, explains that Enlist's Duo includes glyphosate and a new 2,4-D product. Duo features new Colex-D technology and proprietary manufacturing processes that reduce the product's low volatility and potential to drift....More
  • Aug 30, 2011
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    Farm Industry News

    How to fight glyphosate-resistant weeds

    Growers must use a different herbicide along with glyphosate to manage difficult-to-control weeds, according to Randy Chlapecka, Extension agent, Jackson County, Arkansas. He recommends applying up to two residual herbicides and two postemerge herbicides, which will double the cost of crop protection products in soybeans....More
  • Aug 30, 2011
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    Farm Industry News

    Glyphosate-resistant weeds take over fields in Arkansas

    Soybean growers in Arkansas struggled to control Palmer pigweed until glyphosate-resistant soybeans were developed. Now, growers are back struggling with pigweed as glyphosate resistance has developed, according to Randy Chlapecka, Extension agent, Jackson County, Arkansas....More
  • Aug 23, 2011
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    Farm Industry News

    Glyphosate-resistant pigweed at all-time high in Arkansas

    Arkansas struggles with full-blown glyphosate-resistant weeds, and Malcolm Haigwood's farm is in the middle of it. Haigwood says the state's wet weather and flooding were immediately followed by a drought, which prevented many growers from properly treating the weeds....More
  • Aug 23, 2011
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    Farm Industry News

    Treating glyphosate-resistant weeds costly, difficult

    Timing and additional applications of herbicides is crucial for treating glyphosate-resistant weeds. Treatment also will cost more money. Malcolm Haigwood, grower, Newport, AR, says his costs to treat soybean fields with resistant Palmer pigweed has jumped from $15/acre to $65/acre....More

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