Weed Control

Helm Agro US launches new Gamma herbicide for grapes

Helm Agro US, Inc., a global manufacturer of high-quality crop protection and fertilizer products, announced Oct. 19 that Gamma herbicide has received federal registration from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. According to a news release, Gamma... more »

Westbridge introduces Xena Spreader-Sticker; available for certified organic crops

Westbridge Agricultural Products announced Oct. 9 that Xena Spreader-Sticker has been listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) and Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) for use on all certified organic crops. Xena Spreader-Sticker... more »

Weed management in vineyards starts with fall herbicide application

As grape harvest progresses throughout Michigan, it is time to consider controlling weeds in the field after crop harvest. After grape harvest, weed control might not be the top priority for many vineyards, but this... more »

Nufarm launches new Panther family herbicide

Nufarm Americas Inc. has launched its Panther MTZ herbicide. Panther MTZ is the latest in Nufarm’s portfolio of innovative Panther herbicides formulated to help growers gain weed management efficacy, resistance management and lasting residual control... more »

Homeplate approval in California provides new herbicide option for growers

Registration approval of the non-selective herbicide Homeplate by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation unlocks a new option for growers in the 2020 growing season, Certis USA officials say. California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) announced... more »

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 »

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May 2022 issue of Fruit Growers News

IFG adds cherry focus to influence industry progression

Growers feel fertilizer, input cost crunch

Research station trees boosted by Michigan group

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