herbicides

EPA extends comment period on herbicide policy changes

The Environmental Protection Agency has extended the comment period on a proposed 900-page Herbicide Strategy. The agency released the strategy on July 24, and the original comment deadline of Sept. 22 has been extended a... more »

BRANDT to build Nebraska production facility

BRANDT, a retailer of agronomic services and manufacturer of specialty ag input products, plans to start construction on a production facility in Aurora, Nebraska, this summer. The company plans for the facility, Advanced Ag Formulations,... more »

Harpe Bioherbicide closes investment round

Harpe Bioherbicide Solutions has closed a $10.5 million round of fundraising. Harpe is an ag tech company focused on providing natural and sustainable herbicide solutions The financing provides North Carolina-based Harpe the resources to advance... more »

Gowan receives federal herbicide registration for onions, potatoes

Gowan Co. L.L.C. has received federal registration of Sonalan HFP Herbicide for use in onions, potatoes and other crops. The herbicide is okayed for use in onion subgroup 3-07A, hemp and stevia, and expansion from... more »

Syngenta to release sweet corn herbicide

Syngenta has developed a new herbicide, Storen, for different corn varieties, including sweet corn. Upon approval by the Environmental Protection Agency for registration, which is anticipated by the 2024 growing season, the new pre- and... more »

Corteva debuts products for specialty crop growers

Corteva Agriscience has added four crop protection products, including two that are designed to help specialty crop growers. Tolvera herbicide, which is currently pending registration with the Environmental Protection Agency, is a cereal solution that... more »

Overcoming herbicide resistance, a global problem

Herbicide resistance is defined by the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) as ‘‘the inherited ability of a plant to survive and reproduce following exposure to a dose of herbicide normally lethal to the wild... more »

Valent U.S.A. appoints Dave Poling as VP of marketing

Valent U.S.A. LLC has appointed Dave Poling as vice president of marketing. Poling succeeds Geoff Quick, who has transitioned to a new role as the global lead of business development for Sumitomo Chemical's AgroSolutions Division... more »

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 »

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