Weed Control

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 »

Panther MTZ new herbicide launched by Nufarm Americas

Nufarm Americas Inc. has launched its Panther MTZ herbicide. Panther MTZ is the latest in Nufarm’s portfolio of innovative Panther herbicides formulated to help growers gain weed management efficacy, resistance management and lasting residual control... more »

Suspect herbicide resistance? Submit weed seeds for screening

As we begin to prepare for fall harvests and make plans for 2021, consider any weeds that have escaped control with herbicides. If you are seeing survival in weeds that used to be controlled by... more »

Fourth annual Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day goes virtual

The Midwest Mechanical Weed Control (MMWC) Field Day is the nation’s largest event devoted to weeding tools. This year, due to Covidian circumstances, the field day is taking a quantum leap forward and will move... more »

Herbicide option for California growers provided with Homeplate approval

Registration approval of the non-selective herbicide Homeplate by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation unlocks a new option for growers in the 2020 growing season, Certis USA officials say. California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) announced... more »

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