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Articles by Steve Davies

EPA stresses scouting in herbicide guidance

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2017 - New herbicide resistance guidance from EPA recommends label language that reminds growers and applicators to scout fields before applications, report when herbicides are not doing their job effectively, “and proactively take action before escaped weeds become widespread in their fields.”
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Syngenta settles corn growers' lawsuits

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2017 - As many as 350,000 corn growers nationwide are likely to get a payment as the result of a settlement of lawsuits alleging Syngenta’s premature commercialization of a genetically engineered trait caused China to reject U.S. corn imports in 2013.
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Arkansas plant board recommends April 15 cutoff for dicamba use

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2017 - The Arkansas State Plant Board has recommended that growers not be allowed to apply dicamba products from April 16 through Oct. 31 next year, effectively ruling out in-crop use of the herbicide. (Photo of plant board meeting courtesy of University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture)


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