LSU and SU Agricultural Center's and College of Ag Conference, December 12-13
Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 3-5
Southern Weed Science Society, January 21-24
Soil Health and Cover Crop Conferences, January 23 and 24
Weed Science Society of America, January 29-February 1
Rice Technology Working Group Conference, February 19-22
Missouri Department of Agriculture takes proactive measures to reduce off-target crop injury during the 2018 growing season (11/15/17) Jefferson City, MO. — Missouri Department of Agriculture issued a 24c Special Local Need label for Engenia herbicide. The Department anticipates issuing similar labels for XtendiMax and FeXapan soon.
Why Europe is Literally Stuck in the Weeds (NOVEMBER 30, 2017)
An herbicide controversy reveals the limits of continent-wide governance. - Glyphosate, the ubiquitous herbicide, may not really be poison, but it could well be the most politicized substance in Europe. In recent days, a glyphosate controversy has revealed much about the continent's decision-making processes.
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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