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Herbicide task force stresses education for weed control, crop protection (09/25/17) BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana task force for new herbicide technology recently met to discuss upcoming weed control technologies for crops.



Control buttonweed in your lawn (Video 10/04/17) Just because the calendar says fall, weeds in lawns are still growing and setting seeds to emerge next spring. Now is a good time to take care of the No. 1 weed pest throughout the southeast. A horticulturist with the LSU AgCenter gives some tips on how to control Virginia buttonweed. (Runtime: 01:46
BASF Starts Pricey Journey Into Seeds With $7 Million Bayer Deal October 13, 2017, 6:54 AM CDT


EPA and States' Collective Efforts Lead to Regulatory Action on Dicamba WASHINGTON (OCTOBER 13, 2017) - EPA has reached an agreement with Monsanto, BASF and DuPont on measures to further minimize the potential for drift to damage neighboring crops from the use of dicamba formulations used to control weeds in genetically modified cotton and soybeans. New requirements for the use of dicamba "over the top" (application to growing plants) will allow farmers to make informed choices for seed purchases for the 2018 growing season.

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