GROWMARK Offers Advice to Protect Crops this Season

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It’s been a warmer, dryer winter than normal, says Tim Laatsch with the Agronomy Division at GROWMARK.  Combining that with the wet conditions many growers are experiencing this spring puts crops at risk.  The dry windows have provided opportunity to plant some early season corn, but corn isn’t the only thing growing in the field. Winter annuals are also thriving, which …

Agribusiness, Audio, Growmark, Herbicides, Insect Control, Insecticide, Planting, Scouting

BASF Invests in R&D

Kelly Marshall

The $270 million in capital improvements over the last three years make BASF‘s faculty in Beaumont, Texas their largest product facility in the company’s history– and the only plant in the U.S. manufacturing dicamba. BASF has also invested $290 million in eight of its other locations to provide solutions for growers, like the latest innovation, Engenia herbicide. The new herbicide is …

Agribusiness, BASF, Herbicides, Weed control

INNVICTIS Announces Soybean Herbicide

Kelly Marshall

The EPA has granted registration for INNVICTIS CROP CARE, LLC‘s VANDAL MOC, a multi-mode of action soybean herbicide especially effective on glyphosate resistant weeds like waterhemp and palmar amaranth. It offers a flexible application window and a 45 to 60 day residual. It is labeled for pre-plant and pre-emerge and can be used on sunflowers or dry shelled peas as …

Agribusiness, Herbicides, Weed control

Bayer Talks Future of Weed Control

Kelly Marshall

The continued prevalence of herbicide resistant weeds pose a significant threat to the future availability of many of the industry’s most important crop protection technologies, making the need to take a proactive approach to weed resistance more important than ever. David Tanner, Liberty Product Manager at Bayer, spoke during the 2016 Bayer AgVocacy Forum earlier this month about the current …

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FMC Invites Growers to PPO Resistance Webinar

Kelly Marshall

FMC is hosting a webinar to address the growing concern about PPO resistance and what growers can do to help prevent the loss of this herbicide technology. Dr. Aaron Hager, associate professor from the Department of Crop Sciences at University of Illinois and Nick Hustedde, FMC Technical Representative will cover why PPO resistance is a big issue, herbicide class diversity, …

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DuPont Receives Registration for FeXapan Herbicide

Kelly Marshall

The EPA has granted approval for DuPont‘s FeXapan herbicide plus Vapor Grip Technology on Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans and cotton. The herbicide offers weed control that can be used in-crop over soybean and cotton varieties tolerant to dicamba and glyphosate. The product will be available this year to control kochia, marestail and amaranth species. “There is a critical need …

Agribusiness, Dupont Crop Protection, EPA, Herbicides

BASF Expands On Target Application Academy

Kelly Marshall

Good stewardship is a cornerstone of the agriculture community; that’s why BASF is offering a new online training module to help growers and applicators learn all they need to know to concerning new herbicide technologies. Classes are available at home or in the field, and on any device, with topics covering drift mitigation, nozzle selection and proper calibation. Applicators can …

BASF, Herbicides, Spraying

Two Syngenta Products Receive EPA Approval

Lizzy Schultz

Syngenta recently announced two products that have received registration and approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Talinor herbicide will give wheat and barley growers a new option for managing weed resistance and controlling damaging broadleaf weeds, and Orondis Opti fungicide premix will be introduced and commercially available as a premix formulation for the 2017 growing season, pending state registration. …

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Liquid Formulation Valor EZ Herbicide For 2017

Kelly Marshall

Valent U.S.A Corporation‘s leading herbicide, Valor EZ, will be available for the next growing season in a liquid formulation.  Valor EZ Herbicide1 is easy to mix, with in-tank suspension properties making it the perfect partner for Roundup Ready Xtend. “The liquid formulation of Valor EZ makes the mixing process easier and more effective for growers and applicators by eliminating the pre-slurry …

Agribusiness, Herbicides, Weed control

BASF Provides Zidua® PRO Details

Cindy Zimmerman

BASF recently announced new Zidua® PRO pre-emergent herbicide for soybean farmers so we caught up with Technical Marketing Manager Daniel Waldstein to provide the latest details. “It’s got three unique chemistries combined together that gives us three different sites of action,” said Waldstein. “That gives us broad spectrum weed control for grasses and broadleaves and it also gives us built-in …

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