weeds

Weed Science Field Tour hosted by Washington State University

The 2024 Weed Science Field Tour hosted by Washington State University will take place on June 12 from 1-5 pm at research fields on the Palouse. WSU scientists will lead discussions on weed management practices... more »

Harpe Bioherbicide celebrates 1,000+ trials

Harpe Bioherbicide Solutions Inc., has put its plant-based bioherbicides through more than 1,000 field and greenhouse trials, showing they are effective against broadleaf and grass weeds and seeds. The innovation comes as consumers are demanding... more »

New weakness in sweet corn’s herbicide armor

A team of USDA-agricultural Research Service (ARS), university and industry scientists has spotted a genetic vulnerability to tolpyralate herbicide in 49 varieties of corn, marking the first report of the weed control posing a danger... more »

Parasitic weeds threaten California processing tomatoes

From the sky, in laboratories and underground, University of California, Davis, researchers are working to detect, manage and fight a parasitic weed threatening the state’s processing tomato industry. At first glance, orobanche ramosa looks like... more »

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 »

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