Southern Crop

Southern Crop

Flea Collar Report Offers Clues on Future Pesticide Regulations

Environmental groups have long sought to prohibit the use of organophosphates, particularly the agricultural insecticide chlorpyrifos. But TCVP also has been targeted in court as a risky chemical for children, who like to pet and hold flea collar-wearing animals.

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EPA Approves Use of Monsanto’s XtendiMax Herbicide on Soybeans and Cotton

Source: Monsanto news release Monsanto Company announced on November 14, the EPA has approved XtendiMax herbicide with VaporGrip Technology, a low-volatility dicamba herbicide, for in-crop use with Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans and Bollgard II® XtendFlex® cotton. This significant milestone will provide farmers the opportunity to utilize dicamba in the[…]

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Growers Urged to Follow Pesticide Labels, Product Requirements

While only 10 complaints were filed in Texas in 2017 against the new cotton technologies, such as auxin-tolerant XtendFlex and Enlist, with new formulations of dicamba and 2,4-D, Dr. Peter Dotray, professor and Extension lead specialist with Texas Tech University, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, and Texas AgriLife Extension Service, urges growers to[…]

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