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Researchers look at yield impact of early season weeds

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As the 2020 corn-growing season draws to a close, Syngenta engaged university agricultural researchers from across the United States to analyze the agronomic challenges farmers encountered this season and offer tips on how they can best control weeds and preserve yields heading into 2021. Although weed pressures vary by geography, weed management fundamentals remain consistent throughout the United States. Researchers ... Read More »

EPA approves non-selective herbicide, desiccant from Helm Agro

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The Environmental Protection Agency has registered Reviton herbicide from Helm Agro US Inc. for use as a desiccant and non-selective preplant burndown in field corn, cotton, soybeans and wheat. A PPO-inhibitor herbicide, it contains the branded active ingredient, Tergeo. It belongs to the chemical family, Pyrimidinedione, a Group 14. In more than 700 North American product development trials and regulatory ... Read More »

EPA approves post-emerge herbicide from Belchim USA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has registered Tough 5EC Herbicide from Belchim USA to control boardleaf weeds in corn, mint and chickpeas. It is labeled for a number of breadleaf weeds, including Palmer amaranth, common waterhemp, kochia, common lambsquarters, black nightshade and marestail, including herbicide-resistant strains, according to a news release. A post-emerge, Tough 5EC contains the active ingredient, pyridate, ... Read More »

UArk publishes inaugural ‘Corn and Sorghum Research Studies’

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The University of Arkansas Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station recently published its inaugural edition of “Corn and Sorghum Research Studies.” Edited by Victor Ford, Jason Kelley and Nathan McKinney II, the 100-plus-page report includes research results on all topics pertaining to corn and grain sorghum production including disease management, environmental/sustainability, irrigation, post-harvest drying, soil fertility, weed control, and research verification program ... Read More »

Don’t lose corn yield to early weed pressure

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• By Tom Barber • Weed control in Arkansas corn production has become more difficult over the past several years with the onset of glyphosate-resistant pigweed, marestail and ryegrass. Each of these weeds, if not controlled prior to planting, can rob corn of yield potential. To make matters worse, pigweed populations have been found resistant to six herbicide modes of ... Read More »

U Ark launches row crop text message updates

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Interested in receiving up-to-date University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture row crop information and recommendations directly to your text messaging inbox? Look no further. The university is rolling out a text messaging service from several UAEX row crop Extension specialists. If you are interested in this service, please opt-in through the following process: 1. Text the number 69922 with ... Read More »

UT hosts 25th annual grain and soybean conference, Feb. 6

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Informative presentations, an extensive trade show, and an opportunity to network with some of the leaders in corn and soybean production are all on the agenda for the 2020 West Tennessee Grain and Soybean Producers Conference. This University of Tennessee Extension event will be held on Thursday, Feb. 6, at the Dyer County Fairgrounds on James Rice Road. Registration opens ... Read More »

Hot off the press: Arkansas’ MP weed, insect and disease guides

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The 2020 versions of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture publications on managing insects, weeds and plant diseases are now available online, through Cooperative Extension Service offices across the state, and, in one case, as a mobile-friendly website. MP44, “Recommended Chemicals for Weed and Brush Control”; MP144, “Insecticide Recommendations for Arkansas”; and MP154, the “Arkansas Plant Disease Control ... Read More »

Amvac acquires 4 herbicides from Corteva

American Vanguard Corp. has acquired four herbicide brands from Corteva Agriscience. They are Classic, First Rate, Hornet and Python WDG. The transaction includes acquisition of end-use registrations, commercial sales and marketing information, and finished goods inventory. The products are tankmix partners for a variety of primary herbicides used in the U.S. agricultural market. They are particularly valuable for enhancing weed ... Read More »

New Gramoxone 3SL Formulation

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Syngenta recently received a label for its new formulation of paraquat sold under the trade name Gramoxone 3SL at 3 pounds active ingredient per gallon. Paraquat is a widely used, restricted-use pesticide in the United States. However, because of misuse of the product and the subsequent poisonings, the Environmental Protection Agency is requiring changes to paraquat-labeled products. Products used in ... Read More »