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2013-03-01 23:00:02

New mode of action for effective soybean weed control expected to launch between 2015 and 2020 as a new tool to prevent and manage weed resistance. Monheim, Germany (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 Bayer CropScience and Syngenta have submitted applications for the approval of a new herbicide-tolerance soybean trait in various countries. It is now under review by regulatory authorities in the United States and Canada as well as key soybean-importing countries, including the European Union. The launch...

2012-07-19 23:02:17

The extreme hot and dry summer weather makes growing quality Christmas trees a tough job for Blue Fire Media's client, Christmas Farms. Hartford, MI (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 The erratic weather this year and in particular, the heat and lack of rain that has accompanied this summer, have created problems for all living things, including crops. Christmas Farms, located in Hartford, Mich. takes pride in growing top quality Christmas trees. However, this season the task is a much more daunting...

2012-06-07 23:02:28

Bayer CropScience confirms event dates for 2012. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 In a growing number of fields across this vast country, herbicide-resistant weeds are towering over valuable crops, their branches dripping thousands of stubborn seeds that if left unchecked will infest fields and choke out profits for years to come. In the Mid-South, crews of workers are chopping pigweed that resemble small trees. These all too common sights in the Mid-South are threatening to...

2012-04-29 23:00:02

To combat the development of herbicide-resistant weeds, scientists have endorsed a series of best practices and recommendations that will be presented at at upcoming summit. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) April 30, 2012 Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced that its Board has endorsed a series of best management practices designed to reduce the incidence of herbicide-resistant weeds and the threat they pose to agricultural productivity. Chief among them are recommendations that...

2012-04-12 23:02:40

Bayer Advanced launches the DuraZone® “Own Your Zone” Tour to help homeowners take back their outdoor spaces RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (PRWEB) April 12, 2012 Proud homeowners know that weeds can ruin their favorite outdoor spaces, costing them time and money. Effective weed control is at the root of helping homeowners reduce stress and enjoy their outdoor spaces more, according to a newly released independent national survey conducted on behalf of Bayer Advanced - one of...

2012-03-06 18:15:00

Thought leaders at the Bayer CropScience Ag Issues Forum addressed the current weed resistance issue and offered solutions for farmers to help avoid catastrophic loss. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 With the incidence of herbicide resistant weeds becoming more widespread, farmers are looking for answers to resolve existing challenges or avoid potential crop catastrophies. A panel of thought leaders at the 2012 Ag Issues Forum, hosted by Bayer CropScience prior to the...


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Cover Crop
2013-03-15 11:18:24

Image Caption: Painter of the burial chamber of Sennedjem. A Plowing Farmer. Credit: Yorck Project/Wikipedia Cover crops are crops that are planted to improve the quality of the soil, also known as green manure. Cover crops add fertility to the soil, control weeds and pests as well as control diseases that can be otherwise found in untreated soil. Cover crops increases the organic matter levels in the soil which only enhances the structure of the soil as well as increase the capacity for...

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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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