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How do Dicamba Products fit your Weed Management Strategy in Soybean? (05/03/18)

Most Producers purchase soybean seed containing a herbicide trait. Perhaps you elected to use the Roundup Ready 2 Xtend crop system (glyphosate and dicamba) in soybean. 2018 will be ‘year two’ for this system. I have a question for you. Why did you select these herbicide traits and the Xtend system?

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Sugarbeet Planting Delay Means a Change in Strategy for Waterhemp Control (05/03/18)

Delay in start to sugarbeet planting means growers targeting waterhemp as their most important weed control challenge need to reevaluate their weed control strategy.

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New S-metolachlor Products for Weed Control in Sugarbeet (05/03/18)

There are two new S-metolachlor products for use in sugarbeet in 2018.

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The Wait is Over – the Rush is ON (05/03/18)

Field work is off to a slow start this season with seeding progress definitely lagging behind a typical pace for the region.

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Gearing Up for the Use of Dicamba Tolerant Soybean Technology in 2018 (05/03/18)

In 35 plus years in my professional agricultural career, I have never observed so much attention placed on a new pesticide technology.

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Weed Seed Production in Small Grains Stubble (08/31/17)

Fields with beautiful golden brown small grain stubble are turning green from late emerging weeds like waterhemp or from regrowth of grass and broadleaf weeds following harvest.

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Rare Herbicide Resistance to a Noxious Weed (08/31/17)

A journal report from the Canadian Journal of Plant Sciences has confirmed herbicide resistance to spotted knapweed, a prohibited noxious weed that is primarily controlled with auxinic herbicides.

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More Herbicide Resistant Crop Technology Anticipated (08/31/17)

Bayer Crop Science has announced the successful deregulation of Balance GT soybean (Event FG72).

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Preharvest Glyphosate on Oilseed Crops (08/31/17)

Monsanto has obtained supplemental labeling for preharvest application of Roundup PowerMAX herbicide and RT3 herbicide on oilseed crops [such as Borage, Canola, Crambe, Cuphea, Echium, Flax (seed), Mustard (seed), Rapeseed, Safflower, and Sunflower] that is valid through the 2017 growing season.

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Drought and Herbicide Degradation (08/31/17)

Accounting for Carryover in Next Year's Crops:

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Soybean Seed Quality from Dicmaba(08/17/17)

Most phone calls and emails received are about how much yield loss may occur from dicamba affected soybean.

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A Unique way for Palmer Amaranth to Invade (08/17/17)

Many of you know palmer amaranth arrived as a seed contaminant in pollinator mixes in Minnesota in 2016. There might be a new twist on introduction.

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Reporting Dicamba Injury (08/17/17)

In an effort to document the extent of off-site drift of dicamba in ND we ask you to complete the form prepared by the ND DOA (News release and link below).

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Dicamba Injury to Soybean (8/03/17)

There has been significant inquiry about the possible causes of plant growth regulator symptoms on soybean.

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Perennial Weed Control in Dry Weather (8/03/17)

QUESTION: I am wondering about continuing to treat leafy spurge in the dry conditions we are experiencing this year. The leafy spurge plants I have treated with Tordon do not look like they are dying. Should I continue to treat, use a different chemical, or just stop until we get some rain?

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Growth Regulator Symptoms on Soybeans (07/27/17)

The photo below was sent inquiring if the cause was from dicamba drift or the rapid response syndrome.

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Resources for Coping with Pesticide Damage (07/20/17)

Whether it is spraying the wrong field, not cleaning the sprayer sufficiently, drift to sensitive crops/plants, or taking out a garden, these and other reasons for pesticide damage can cause major problems.

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Rescuing Fields with Waterhemp (or other) Weed Escapes (07/20/17)

I walked a field last week that was not scouted in May and June (image). The question was “what are my options?”

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Off-Site Movement of Dicamba (07/20/17)

om various sources, it appears that soybeans and other crops have been injured by drift in ND.

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What to Expect from Dicamba Injury to Potato (07/20/17)

There has been much discussion on the effects of dicamba on potato.

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