As farmers across the Midwest prepare for postemergent spraying, southern states report new dicamba formulations won’t be a silver bullet to all weeds. Palmer amaranth’s resilience is proving to be more challenging than farmers expected and begs for farmers to follow the less than 4” guideline.
Ryan Kurtz, director of agricultural research, Cotton Incorporated, says the highly successful Boll Weevil Eradication Program, genetic engineering, innovations in tillage, and changes in farm size and efficiency combined to reduce cotton’s impact on the environment over the past 35 years. Read moreRead More »
Prairie Farmer reports: It’s been 30 years since the last new class of herbicides, HPPD inhibitors, launched, says Rex Liebl, herbicide global product development manager for BASF. Many of today’s “new” chemistries are really old chemistries, such as 2,4-D and dicamba, now paired with tolerant traits. So where’s all the[…]Read More »