Weed Control

New surfactant added to Wilbur-Ellis organic line

A new surfactant has been added to the Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness organic product line. This expanding portfolio of OMRI-listed products offers growers a cutting-edge approach to organic integration and crop production. “INFOLIUM-EAä is a nonionic surfactant,... more »

As options dwindle, new resistance emerges in pigweed

There are some things that, even when you know it’s coming, no one’s happy when it gets here. On Feb. 16, researchers with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture announced they had confirmed... more »

Head of University of Tennessee Plant Sciences gets weed society honor

Scott Senseman, professor and head of the University of Tennessee Department of Plant Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the Weed Science Society of America. According to a news release, the Weed Science Society... more »

Herbicide drift on specialty crops survey targets Central US growers

A special project group of the North Central Integrated Pest Management Center wants to learn about your concerns and experiences with herbicide drift. The group is surveying growers of fruits, vegetables and other specialty crops... more »

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 »

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