herbicides

Willowood USA Appoints Tony Arnold CEO

Willowood USA  announced a change in leadership Nov. 28. The Broomfield, Colorado-based company supplies generic, post-patent herbicide, fungicide and insecticide products for the agriculture, and turf and ornamental markets. Brian Heinze, who founded the company... more »

UPI launches two new herbicide products

UPI has launched two new herbicides in the U.S. MOCCASIN is a post-patent herbicide containing the active ingredient S-metolachlor (the same active ingredient found in Dual Magnum). The herbicide is labeled for use on a... more »

Dual Magnum labeled for Michigan summer squash, strawberry

Syngenta Crop Protection has added summer squash and strawberry to the Dual Magnum (S-metolachlor) Michigan 24c SLN label. Dual Magnum is a pre-emergence herbicide that provides suppression of several annual grasses and broadleaves, and also... more »

DuPont, Syngenta publish joint patent for new herbicide

Syngenta and DuPont Crop Protection have published a joint patent focused on the development of a new herbicide chemistry class. Collaboration on the project started in 2015 and has resulted in the joint patent entitled... more »

Sandea supplemental label reduces pre-harvest interval on cucumber

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved a new Supplemental Label for Sandea (halosulfuron) on cucumbers, cantaloupes, Honeydews and Crenshaw melons. The pre-harvest interval (PHI) for cucumber has been reduced to 14 days. The PHIs... more »

Protecting tomatoes from herbicide drift

Miners used to take canaries into mines, especially when opening a new shaft. They did this because canaries are more sensitive to dangerous gases than humans. As long as the canary kept singing, they knew... more »

Tolero increases herbicide efficacy

A series of recent studies show Tolero, an irrigation injection surfactant, enhances the performance of soil-applied products such as nematicides, fungicides and herbicides. According to recent studies, applying Tolero through drip irrigation at a rate... more »

Field practices can protect water from herbicides

As farmers begin to prepare their fields for this growing season, they need to make the necessary steps to ensure that herbicides stay out of surface and groundwater. The following field practices recommended by Michigan... more »

Kerb SC labeled for leaf lettuce

The EPA has approved a supplemental label for use of Kerb SC on leaf lettuce. This is a federal label for all areas where the Kerb Section 3 label for lettuce is effective. Kerb has... more »

Managing herbicide drift becomes increasing challenge

Doug Doohan wants vegetable growers to be aware of the impacts of herbicide drift on their crops and of the production practices of neighboring farm operations. Doohan is professor and state specialist in the Department... more »


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