Quantcast

Latest Weed control Stories

2013-04-26 23:04:11

The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) points to the importance of early intervention when battling spurge, a weed that thrives in hot and sunny locations. LAWRENCE, KANSAS (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 Though the economy and housing market have begun to recover in the aftermath of the Great Recession, one unexpected impact still lingers. Landscape nurseries that saw fewer plant sales during the downturn are now battling weeds entrenched in unsold containers of perennials, shrubs and trees....

2013-03-22 23:20:10

WSSA has published a new article. As the cost and scale of farming operations have increased, so has the usage of herbicide-resistant crops. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 As the cost and scale of farming operations have increased, so has the usage of herbicide-resistant crops. These crops provide a weed management tool to meet the needs of modern agriculture. A corresponding decrease has been noted in the use of soil-applied herbicides that farmers have relied on heavily in recent...

2013-03-05 23:00:24

NEGATE´s dual-powered synergistic formulation provides control of a variety of cool-season POA, ryegrass and broadleaf weeds in Bermudagrass and Zoysaigrass. PASADENA, Texas (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 Quali-Pro, a division of Control Solutions Inc., today announced the launch of NEGATETM 37WG herbicide. NEGATE´s synergistic formulation allows turf managers to control more than 35 grasses and broadleaf weeds in Bermudagrass and Zoysiagrass. NEGATE inhibits the growth enzyme...

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...


Latest Weed control Reference Libraries

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...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
Related