Weed Control

Louisiana ag workers file lawsuit against herbicide manufacturers

Two former Louisiana agricultural workers suffering from Parkinson's disease have filed lawsuits against the manufacturers of the herbicide paraquat. The plaintiffs, including a former Louisiana State Ag Center Extension agent, worked in the state's ag... more »

Smart tech makes farming blueberries cheaper, more environmentally friendly

The wild blueberry market has developed into a multimillion-dollar industry in North America, with consumers pushing up demand as they seek out the prized berries for a range of health benefits. Growing and harvesting the... more »

California registration OK’d for Craze Herbicide from Nichino America

Craze Herbicide from Nichino America Inc. is now registered in California for use on grapes and nut crops as well as nonbearing stone fruit, the company announced April 15. The active ingredient in Craze, orthosulfamuron, is... more »

Wilbur-Ellis organic line has new surfactant

A new surfactant has been added to the Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness organic product line. This expanding portfolio of OMRI-listed products offers growers a cutting-edge approach to organic integration and crop production. “INFOLIUM-EAä is a nonionic surfactant,... more »

UT Plant Sciences department head Scott Senseman named WSSA Fellow

Scott Senseman, professor and head of the University of Tennessee Department of Plant Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the Weed Science Society of America. According to a news release, the Weed Science Society... more »

Grower survey to assess herbicide drift damage in the North Central US

A special project group of the North Central Integrated Pest Management Center wants to learn about your concerns and experiences with herbicide drift. The group is surveying growers of fruits, vegetables and other specialty crops... more »

Operation Weed Eradication adds new coalition member

AGCO Corp., a designer, manufacture and distributor of agricultural machinery and solutions, announced March 1 that Raven Industries has joined AGCO and BASF as the newest Operation Weed Eradication coalition member to support farmers in... more »

SePRO has unique mode-of-action residual herbicide for permanent crops

BrakeOn! pre-emergence residual herbicide for the control of annual grass and broadleaf weeds in permanent crops is being launched by SePRO Corp., long known for its aquatic and horticultural products. According to a news relief,... more »

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