Weed Control

Court cancels dicamba-based crop protection agents, EPA, Corteva, BASF respond

On June 8, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a key order providing farmers with needed clarity following the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ June 3 vacatur of three dicamba registrations. The cancellation order outlines limited and... more »

HELM Agro US, ISK join in commercial development of three new herbicides

Helm Agro US Inc., a global manufacturer of  crop protection and fertilizer products and Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha, Ltd. (ISK), have entered into a long-term collaboration for the commercial development of three novel crop protection herbicides.... more »

MSU stresses importance of spring herbicide application in fruit trees

Effectively managing weeds is critical and one of the most important steps in the production of fruit trees. Weeds can directly impact fruit yield and quality by competing with trees for water, nutrients and light.... more »

Agrisel USA hires two new Southern territory sales representatives

Agrisel USA Inc., a company that offers formulation and distribution of value-added products to dealers and distributors in the agricultural, poultry, turf and ornamental, golf course, home and garden, and specialty pest control markets, has... more »

Wilbur-Ellis launches surfactant Embrece-EA

Wilbur-Ellis Co. has launched Embrece-EA, a blend of surfactants designed to elevate the performance of fungicides, insecticides and miticides by increasing wetting and spreading of spray materials. Embrece-EA’s proprietary blend of nonionic surfactants (NIS) gives growers superior coverage and excellent wetting of their chosen spray material, meaning more product stays on the leaf surface, providing quicker... more »

Wilbur-Ellis Co. launches new adjuvant Efficax

Wilbur-Ellis Co., a precision agriculture, crop protection, seed and nutritional products company, has launched Efficax, an adjuvant that helps growers optimize soil-applied residual herbicides. Efficax  is a soil retention adjuvant that helps growers' spray applications last... more »

Jury finds in favor of Missouri peach grower in lawsuit against Bayer, BASF

A federal jury on Feb. 14 found in favor of Bader Farms, a Campbell, Missouri-based peach grower that blamed agrochemical giants Bayer and BASF for encouraging the use of the weedkiller dicamba and causing irreparable... more »

American Vanguard acquires herbicide brands from Corteva Agriscience

American Vanguard Corp. has acquired four herbicide brands from Corteva Agriscience (NYSE:CTVA). These products are complementary tank-mix partners for a variety of primary herbicides used in the U.S. agricultural market. They are particularly valuable for... more »

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