Weeds

Court cancels dicamba-based crop protection agents, EPA, Corteva, BASF respond

On June 8, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a key order providing farmers with needed clarity following the Ninth Circuit Court o... more »

Wilbur-Ellis launches new adjuvant for herbicides

Wilbur-Ellis Co., a precision agriculture, crop protection, seed and nutritional products company, has launched Efficax, an adjuvant that helps grower... more »

Potato Plants in Field

Study shows placement of fumigant metam sodium key to effectiveness

Decades of proven results show that the widely used soil fumigant metam sodium is a reliable tool for suppressing weeds, diseases and nematodes. Bu... more »

Heavy weeds on tap for Idaho potato growers, says expert

It was a very wet spring around the U.S., including in Idaho. The higher-than-usual precipitation could likely have potato growers in for a weedy summ... more »

Biodegradable herbicide Beloukha receives approval for EPA registration

Belchim Crop Protection USA (Belchim USA) has announced that Beloukha — a new biodegradable herbicide — has received approval for EPA registration... more »

Early Season Potato Herbicide Considerations

{Sponsored} Weeds are a grower’s enemy, so tackling them head on early in the season can make a world of difference later. Because there are a limit... more »

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 »


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