ISSUE 1 May 2, 2002
ND SECTION 18 UPDATE
All Section 18 Emergency registrations that have been granted in North Dakota have been posted on the web and are up to date as of 5/1/2002.
All 24c and 2ee herbicide registrations granted in North Dakota since 1999 have been posted on the web and are up to date as of 5/1/2002.
The URL is:
Summary of 2002 herbicide Section 18s approved for ND:
Buckwheat - Poast (pending)
Canola - Sonalan and Stinger
Chickpea - Spartan
Field pea - Spartan
Dry bean - Reflex
Flax - Curtail M and Spartan (both pending)
Sugarbeet - Outlook (pending)
Safflower - Poast (pending) and Sonalan
Sunflower - Spartan
Clearfield sunflower - Beyond (withdrawn)
New Full Section 3 Federal Registrations:
Canola - Muster
Alfalfa, canola, rapeseed, crambe, tame mustard, potato, and sunflower - Select
Alfalfa, dry bean, dry pea, and Clearfield canola - Raptor
New Section 24c Registrations:
Several - See Pesticide Programs web site
WEED ID AND WEED CONTROL WEB SITES
The following web sites are excellent sources of weed ID, weed control, and herbicide information.
Review of Top 11 "Weed Science" Sites:
1. NDSU Weed Science Web Site:
Address is on the cover of the 2002 Weed Control Guide.
* 2002 Weed Control Guide
* Extension Weed/Herbicide Extension Publications
* Crop Production Publications
* 2002 Section 18 status
* CDMS Pesticide Label Search
* Herbicide Resistant Weed Web Site
* Other academic and UDSA weed information
2. NDSU Pesticide Training and Certification Program:
Many links to important information.
3. EPA - Office of Pesticide Program
Latest progress in registration of all pesticides.
4. USDA Plant Photo Library
Over 20,000 plant photos
5. IR-4 Web Site
Registration status of pesticide on minor crops through the IR-4 program
6. Pesticide Labels
A free web site with all current pesticide and adjuvant labels. Also contains state, 2ee, and supplemental labels.
Known in weed science circles as the "Green Bible" or "Blue Bible" contains all labels for most all pesticides currently labeled. Free service allows search and printing of all labels. Must have Adobe Acrobat Reader but can down the software from this site.
7. Oregon State University:
Over 90 links for weed ID and miscellaneous information.
8. Purdue Pest Survey and Information Site:
Alphabetic pest search guide.
9. Idaho Noxious Weed ID Site:
Good western noxious weed ID site with pictures and descriptions.
10. Federal Wildlife Service:
Noxious weeds and exotic and invasive plant management resources.
11. University of California Davis weed:
One of the most frequented university sites.
WEED ID WEB SITES OF INTEREST:
UC Pest Management Guidelines & Photo Gallery:
University of Illionis Weed ID-
Iowa State Weed ID-
Common weed seedlings of Michigan-
Oregon Weed ID Site-
WEED GUIDE CORRECTIONS:
Page 38 of the Weed Control Guide incorrectly lists Muster for use on tame mustard – Muster is NOT registered for use on tame mustard.
NDSU Extension Weed Specialist