Weed Control Stories

CitrusNational Scientific Summit On Herbicide Resistant Weeds Coming In September
August 27, 2014
Topics to be covered include the economics of proactively managing herbicide resistance, education and outreach efforts, and incentives and regulatory initiatives. Read More
VegetablesExperimental Herbicide Technology Blasts Weeds In Rows
August 27, 2014
The technology uses an air compressor to spray corncob grit on both sides of a crop, killing young weeds. Read More
Crop ProtectionNew York Combats Giant Weed
July 30, 2014
The state continues efforts to control this species that is harmful to humans. Read More
Crop Protection4 Methyl Bromide Alternatives To Consider
July 22, 2014
With the phase-out of the popular soil fumigant, it's important to know you have crop protection options. Read More
Crop ProtectionFlorida Farmers Feeling Pains Of Methyl Bromide Phase-Out
July 22, 2014
Growers look for recommendations to keep fields clean in the absence of the long-used fumigant. Read More
Crop ProtectionCheetah Now Registered For Use In Tree Fruit In Mid-Atlantic
June 24, 2014
Glufosinate formulation labeled for use as herbicide in Pennsylvania, West Virgina, Virginia, Maryland, and New Jersey Read More
Crop ProtectionHigh-Tech Weeders Have Potential For Vegetable Growers
May 5, 2014
Robotic weeders using machine vision sensors have the potential to save time and labor. Read More

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CitrusNational Scientific Summit On Herbicide Resistant Weeds…
August 27, 2014
Topics to be covered include the economics of proactively managing herbicide resistance, education and outreach efforts, and incentives and regulatory initiatives. Read More
VegetablesExperimental Herbicide Technology Blasts Weeds In Rows
August 27, 2014
The technology uses an air compressor to spray corncob grit on both sides of a crop, killing young weeds. Read More
Crop ProtectionNew York Combats Giant Weed
July 30, 2014
The state continues efforts to control this species that is harmful to humans. Read More
Crop Protection4 Methyl Bromide Alternatives To Consider
July 22, 2014
With the phase-out of the popular soil fumigant, it's important to know you have crop protection options. Read More
Crop ProtectionFlorida Farmers Feeling Pains Of Methyl Bromide Phase-O…
July 22, 2014
Growers look for recommendations to keep fields clean in the absence of the long-used fumigant. Read More
Crop ProtectionCheetah Now Registered For Use In Tree Fruit In Mid-Atl…
June 24, 2014
Glufosinate formulation labeled for use as herbicide in Pennsylvania, West Virgina, Virginia, Maryland, and New Jersey Read More
Crop ProtectionHigh-Tech Weeders Have Potential For Vegetable Growers
May 5, 2014
Robotic weeders using machine vision sensors have the potential to save time and labor. Read More
VegetablesThe Importance Of Identification In Successful Weed Sco…
April 21, 2014
Research from BASF confirms that weed identification is an essential component to successful scouting. Read More
Sweet CornSweet Corn Growers Must Be Wary Of Annual Grasses, Resi…
April 7, 2014
Despite having additional management tools, growers must pay attention to issues related to annual grass control, and a new weed to the Mid-Atlantic area: Palmer amaranth. Read More
Apples & PearsLearn About Combating Herbicide Resistance By Using Str…
February 26, 2014
Two webinars will explain strip cultivation, an alternative to herbicides for managing weeds in orchards and vineyards. Read More
VegetablesManage Weeds Using Cover Crops
February 10, 2014
Cover crops are a valuable cultural tool for organic growers looking to manage weeds. Read More
VegetablesVegetable Weed Control Options
January 10, 2014
To keep weeds from taking over spinach and lettuce fields, a California researcher says growers should look into a combination of choices. Read More
VegetablesSurvey Shows Growers Plan To Change Weed Control Strate…
December 4, 2013
Majority of growers surveyed face glyphosate-resistant weeds. Read More
Crop ProtectionFungus May Fight Weeds
November 20, 2013
Naturally occurring fungus may help fight Palmer amaranth. Read More
Crop ProtectionWeed Management Options Broadened For Attribute Insect-…
November 13, 2013
Liberty herbicide complements Syngenta portfolio of herbicides for effective control of tough weeds. Read More
VegetablesImproving Weed Management In Cole Crops
November 8, 2013
Tighter plant spacing for quicker ground cover, the use of plasticulture, and proper application of herbicides are several control tactics. Read More
CitrusNew Weed Weapons On The Way
September 9, 2013
A somber picture of the struggle against super-weeds emerged at the Sept. 8 meeting of the American Chemical Society in Read More
CitrusInitiative To Strengthen U.S. Pesticide Safety Educatio…
September 3, 2013
The Weed Science Society of America today announced that the National Stakeholder Team for Pesticide Safety Education Program Funding has Read More