Weed Control

Clarification given in Gowan purchase of prosulfuron and primisulfuron

Gowan Company LLC announced Dec. 16 that it has entered into agreements with Syngenta to acquire rights to the active ingredients prosulfuron and primisulfuron. "We want to clarify that this announcement pertains only to the... more »

Troublesome agricultural weeds targeted by Illinois researchers

Scientists are getting closer to finding the genes for maleness in waterhemp and Palmer amaranth, two of the most troublesome agricultural weeds in the U.S. Finding the genes could enable new “genetic control” methods for... more »

California, Oregon issue stop use orders for Agro Gold WS

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Fertilizing Materials Inspection Program (FMIP) issued a statewide quarantine and stop use notice for the product Agro Gold WS effective Dec. 4, 2020. Agro Gold WS is... more »

Integrated Weed Management workshops to be held virtually in December

Integrated Weed Management workshops organized by Virginia Tech, University of Delaware, and University of Maryland will be held virtually via Zoom on Dec. 8 (first half of the meeting) and Dec. 15 (second half of the... more »

Xena Spreader-Sticker OK’d for certified organic crops

Westbridge Agricultural Products announced Oct. 9 that Xena Spreader-Sticker has been listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) and Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) for use on all certified organic crops. Xena Spreader-Sticker... more »

Integrating biological controls for root-knot nematodes, weeds in organic farming

While weeds and plant parasites are a concern for all agricultural producers, organic producers are doubly challenged to combat these problems without chemical solutions. Through a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a University... more »

Belchim USA’s TOUGH 5EC Herbicide Ok’d by EPA

Belchim Crop Protection USA (Belchim USA) has announced that TOUGH 5EC Herbicide, a fast-acting, selective contact herbicide, is now approved by the EPA for post-emergence broadleaf weed control in corn, mint and chickpeas. With flexible... more »

Virtual Midwest Mechanical Field Day kicks off Sept. 11

Join The Land Connection, Practical Farmers of Iowa and Sam Hitchcock Tilton for the 4th Annual Midwest Mechanical Field Day. This year’s field day is going online to offer three opportunities to get out of the... more »


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