Weed Control Stories
A new robotic weeder has been developed by France-based Naïo Technologies and is making its debut four years after the launch of the company’s autonomous weeding robot for small farmers, called Oz. The new robot, Dino, however, is designed for vegetable farms with 24 acres or more, and is now available worldwide.
Crop Protection
June 15, 2016
Robotic Weeder Makes Its Debut
Developed in France, the autonomous, electric-powered, lightweight machine doesn’t compact soil and operates for up to eight hours. Read More
A herbicide screening trial in a non-bearing almond orchard treated in early January 2011.  The middle plot is a glyphosate-only program whereas the foreground and background plots had residual herbicides.  The photo was taken four months after the January treatments. (Photo credit UCANR)
Nuts
May 31, 2016
Keep Resistant Weeds At Bay While Not Breaking The Bank
Rather than focusing all of a pre-emergent spray program in the winter to attack winter-emerging weeds, University of California Cooperative Read More
weeds poking out of plastic beds
Citrus
May 16, 2016
3 New Herbicides For Florida Farmers To Consider
Trio of unique crop protection chemistries beckoning growers to whack weeds with these. Read More
tomatoes and strawberries
Berries
April 27, 2016
New Herbicide For Tomatoes, Strawberries
The product from Helm Agro US is registered to control more than 100 broadleaf, grass, and sedge species. Read More
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Sweet Corn
February 17, 2016
Corn Herbicide From Syngenta Receives EPA Registration 
State registrations for Acuron Flexi are pending and expected to follow. Read More
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Crop Protection
February 9, 2016
Biopesticides And IPM
Dr. Surendra Dara, Strawberry and Vegetable Crops Advisor and Affiliated IPM Advisor with University of California Cooperative Extension, has long Read More
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Crop Protection
February 8, 2016
7 Steps To See If Biocontrols Pencil Out For Your Operation
Have you considered adding biocontrols to your operation? If you have, there’s no doubt you’ve already weighed the potential costs, Read More
Biofungicides supplement methyl bromide alternatives
Berries
February 5, 2016
Moving Beyond Methyl Bromide With Biofungicides
Editor’s note: University of California Farm Advisor Mark Bolda will present much more information on this topic at the Biocontrols Read More
Weeds in strawberry for web
Apples & Pears
January 20, 2016
Herbicide Flood Irrigation Application Approved for California Orchards And Vineyards
Crops include stone fruit, pome fruit, grapes, tree nuts, and olives. Read More
Other technological developments include automated harvesters for salad plant lettuce.
Leafy Vegetables
January 4, 2016
New Weeding Technology Available For Vegetable Growers
Other technological developments include automated harvesters for salad plant lettuce. Read More
Weeds in strawberry for web
Berries
January 3, 2016
Get A Grip On Weeds In Strawberries
Control techniques include properly timed herbicide applications and crop rotation. Read More
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Fruits
October 2, 2015
Tessenderlo Kerley Inc. Acquires Herbicide Business Assets from DuPont Crop Protection
Global Hexazinone trademarks include Velpar®, Pronone® and Advance®. Read More
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Tomatoes
September 21, 2016
Noxious Weed Detected In Processing Toma…
The infested field was placed on hold and appropriate safeguards were implemented to prevent the movement of seeds on equipment and personnel leaving the field. Read More
Crop Protection
August 25, 2016
Better Biocontrol Options Becoming Avail…
New bio-based solutions to effectively control weeds and pests are cropping up. Read More
Fruits
August 3, 2016
Study Shows Fall Weed Controls Can Impac…
Three controls made a significant impact on the population density of the weed. Read More
Crop Protection
June 15, 2016
Robotic Weeder Makes Its Debut
Developed in France, the autonomous, electric-powered, lightweight machine doesn’t compact soil and operates for up to eight hours. Read More
Nuts
May 31, 2016
Keep Resistant Weeds At Bay While Not Br…
Rather than focusing all of a pre-emergent spray program in the winter to attack winter-emerging weeds, University of California Cooperative Read More
Citrus
May 16, 2016
3 New Herbicides For Florida Farmers To …
Trio of unique crop protection chemistries beckoning growers to whack weeds with these. Read More
Berries
April 27, 2016
New Herbicide For Tomatoes, Strawberries
The product from Helm Agro US is registered to control more than 100 broadleaf, grass, and sedge species. Read More
Sweet Corn
February 17, 2016
Corn Herbicide From Syngenta Receives EP…
State registrations for Acuron Flexi are pending and expected to follow. Read More
Crop Protection
February 9, 2016
Biopesticides And IPM
Dr. Surendra Dara, Strawberry and Vegetable Crops Advisor and Affiliated IPM Advisor with University of California Cooperative Extension, has long Read More
Crop Protection
February 8, 2016
7 Steps To See If Biocontrols Pencil Out…
Have you considered adding biocontrols to your operation? If you have, there’s no doubt you’ve already weighed the potential costs, Read More
Berries
February 5, 2016
Moving Beyond Methyl Bromide With Biofun…
Editor’s note: University of California Farm Advisor Mark Bolda will present much more information on this topic at the Biocontrols Read More
Apples & Pears
January 20, 2016
Herbicide Flood Irrigation Application A…
Crops include stone fruit, pome fruit, grapes, tree nuts, and olives. Read More
Leafy Vegetables
January 4, 2016
New Weeding Technology Available For Veg…
Other technological developments include automated harvesters for salad plant lettuce. Read More
Berries
January 3, 2016
Get A Grip On Weeds In Strawberries
Control techniques include properly timed herbicide applications and crop rotation. Read More
Fruits
October 2, 2015
Tessenderlo Kerley Inc. Acquires Herbici…
Global Hexazinone trademarks include Velpar®, Pronone® and Advance®. Read More
Fruits
August 14, 2015
5 Products To Help Put Weeds Away
In the absence of methyl bromide, growers must dig deeper for herbicidal solutions. Read More
More Vegetables
August 11, 2015
Growers, Researchers Doubling Down On We…
Effective control in the absence of methyl bromide requires progressive chemical and cultural practices. Read More
More Vegetables
July 27, 2015
Got Weeds? Perhaps Pigs Can Help
Old-time crop protection method using hogs now being tested by UF/IFAS researchers. Read More
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