Tag Archives: herbicides

Summer Cover Crop Behind Corn

When corn has been harvested there are usually a couple months of growing season left.  Pigweed, among others weeds, can really flourish once the corn is gone and no longer competing for light, water, and nutrients.  The photo below shows … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: Auxin Herbicide

Last week the question was:  What happened to these soybeans? These soybeans are showing damage symptoms from an auxin herbicide, dicamba to be more specific.  We’re seeing these symptoms show up in a number of fields right now.  Some volatilization … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: Glyphosate

Last week the question was:  What is happening to these tomato leaves? These leaves are turning yellow starting at the base of the petioles because they have been exposed to glyphosate.  Glyphosate is a great herbicide so long as it … Continue reading

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Good Spray Day or Bad Spray Day?

With some of the new herbicide technology labeled for use this year, growers need to be paying more attention than ever to the wind in order to reduce drift.  I would urge everyone that plans to apply auxin herbicides to invest … Continue reading

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Dicamba/2,4-D Herbicide Symposium 3/7/17

Anyone planning to use the new dicamba or 2,4-D products this year should consider attending this meeting.  Representatives from the manufacturers will be sharing valuable guidelines and precautions that applicators should be aware of before using.

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2,4-D and Dicamba Precautions and Guidelines

2,4-D (Enlist Duo) and dicamba (Xtendimax and Engenia) will be labeled for use this year in certain varieties of soybeans and cotton.  Anyone planning to use these products needs to carefully read the labels and be prepared to follow them … Continue reading

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Dicamba/2,4-D Herbicide Symposium

Anyone planning to apply dicamba or 2,4-D herbicides this coming growing season should plan to attend this meeting and learn about the restrictions and requirements for their use.  Though these will be very useful tools, both of these chemicals present … Continue reading

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Precautions on Planting RR 2 Xtend Soybeans in 2016

Prepared by Mike Marshall, Extension Weed Specialist, Clemson University Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybean varieties are now commercially available for planting in 2016.  These soybeans offer over-the-top tolerance to both dicamba and glyphosate herbicides.  However, as of the writing of … Continue reading

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Dicamba Update – March 2016

The following statement has been prepared and released by Monsanto’s stewardship department. At this time, no dicamba formulation is registered for in-crop use in Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton or Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans. Monsanto has incorporated the following dicamba … Continue reading

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Peanut Herbicide, Fungicide, and Nutrient Tips From Jay Chapin

Here is another round of timely production tips from Clemson Peanut Specialist Jay Chapin. The big picture right now of course is the extended high temperatures and lack of rain in many areas.  Peanuts are very resilient in yield potential, … Continue reading

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