Weeds

Study: How plants harness microbes to get nutrients

A Rutgers-led team has discovered how plants harness microbes in soil to get nutrients, a process that could be exploited to boost crop growth, figh... more »

Palmer amaranth confirmed in North Dakota

Palmer amaranth, a very aggressive weed, has been found in North Dakota for the first time according to North Dakota State University (NDSU) Extension... more »

Court rules against EPA on chlorpyrifos

A three-judge panel from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) recent action to maintain th... more »

BASF completes acquisition of Bayer businesses, assets

BASF has closed the acquisition of a range of businesses and assets from Bayer. The transaction is a strategic complement to BASF’s crop protection... more »

North Dakota farmers urged to give feedback on Dicamba damage

The North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) is gathering information on plant damage that may have been caused by the in-crop use of the herbici... more »

Targeted herbicide tank mixtures for weed control in potatoes

In the latest issue of Potato Progress, editor Andrew Jensen looks at how to find the right tank mix to control the unique weed problems in each field... more »

UPI launches herbicide resistance management tool

UPI, has launched TRIPZIN ZC herbicide in the U.S. The new herbicide is a unique, patented pre-mix that combines two active ingredients, metribuzin an... more »

New agreement aims to make worker protection standard easier

The Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative (PERC) recently unveiled its new Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Compliance Assistance Library to h... more »

HELM launches grass and broadleaf herbicides for potatoes

HELM Agro has launched new crop protection products in the first quarter of 2018. HELMET and HELMET SPC herbicides are HELM’s new metolachlor off... more »

NPC supports simplification of pesticide permit requirements

The National Potato Council has joined over 150 agricultural organizations in urging the Senate to pass the "Sensible Environmental Protection Act of... more »


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