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  • Aug 30, 2011
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    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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    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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    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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    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
  • Apr 8, 2011
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    Syngenta, Bayer CropScience to develop HPPD-tolerant soybean trait

    Growing weed resistance is driving the seed trait business. Syngenta and Bayer CropScience just announced that the two companies will collaborate on the development of an HPPD-herbicide-tolerant trait for soybeans. Adding HPPD-tolerance to the trait mix will help growers combat weed resistance, particularly to glyphosate. The trait is in the early development and will not be launched in North America until the “second half of this decade,” according to a news release from Syngenta....More
  • Mar 28, 2011
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    Asgrow, Genuity offer high-yield management practices for soybeans

    A Genuity/Roundup Ready 2 Yield platform from Monsanto with high-yield management practices offers growers substantial yield increases in soybeans. Jerry Devore, Asgrow marketing manager, and Lisa Flynn, Genuity traits marketing manager, explain the practices....More
  • Mar 22, 2011
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    Bayer CropScience executive outlines mega trends in agriculture

    A growing world population is driving food demand higher and increasing commodity prices. Mike Deall, a Bayer CropScience executive, says the company will spend $1.1 billion in research and development by 2015 to improve agricultural productivity to help meet global food demand....More
  • Feb 21, 2011
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    NFMS: Roving Reporter (and farmer) Scott McPheeters discovers show gems, Part 1

    Nebraska farmer Scott McPheeters offers up his list of unique tools and equipment at the 2011 National Farm Machinery Show. This portion of his list includes the Weed Wiper by GrassWorks, the Eco-Weeder by Univerco, the Soil Warrior nitrogen applicator by ETS, the PitStop Pro by John Deere and the Vcutter from Tigerco....More
  • Feb 17, 2011
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    NFMS: FMC promotes New Authority XL herbicide at National Farm Machinery Show

    FMC’s new Authority XL preemergence herbicide controls glyphosate-resistant weeds in soybeans. Brent Neuberger talks about the preemergence herbicide industry and trends....More

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