Crop Chemicals http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6071/more en Timeframe for applying postemergence soybean herbicides http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/timeframe-applying-postemergence-soybean-herbicides <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Almost all postemergence soybean herbicides have a preharvest interval or a soybean developmental stage beyond which applications cannot be made specified on their respective label. Failure to observe the preharvest interval may result in herbicide residue levels in the crop in excess of established limits. </p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/timeframe-applying-postemergence-soybean-herbicides" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/timeframe-applying-postemergence-soybean-herbicides#comments Crop Chemicals soybean production Herbicides Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:45:00 +0000 104931 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Using adjuvants with pesticides http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/using-adjuvants-pesticides <div class="field-byline"> Source: BASF </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><P>Adjuvants improve a pesticide’s ability to perform. While there are dozens of different kinds, adjuvants can be categorized at a high level as either an activator or utility adjuvant.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/using-adjuvants-pesticides" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/using-adjuvants-pesticides#comments Crop Chemicals Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:18:00 +0000 104841 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Tips for reducing spray drift http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-tips-reducing-spray-drift <div class="field-byline"> By Erdal Ozkan, Ohio State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Although complete elimination of spray drift is impossible, problems can be reduced significantly if you are aware of major factors that influence drift, and take precautions to minimize their influence on off-target movement of droplets. </p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-tips-reducing-spray-drift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-tips-reducing-spray-drift#comments Crop Chemicals Sprayers Tue, 21 Jun 2016 20:15:00 +0000 104821 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Photo: fotokostic/iStock/ThinkStock Midwest crops update: Weed control and nutrient deficiency problems http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/midwest-crops-update-weed-control-and-nutrient-deficiency-problems <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Around the Midwest, agronomists from Winfield are out in corn and soybean fields, checking emergence issues and looking for weeds, insects and diseases. They're also checking for nutrient deficiency. Here are updates on what they're seeing.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/midwest-crops-update-weed-control-and-nutrient-deficiency-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/midwest-crops-update-weed-control-and-nutrient-deficiency-problems#comments Corn Crop Chemicals Soybeans corn planting soybean planting Weeds Fri, 17 Jun 2016 14:43:00 +0000 104741 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com How late can herbicides be applied to corn? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/how-late-can-herbicides-be-applied-corn <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The labels of most postemergence corn herbicides allow applications at various crop growth stages, but almost all product labels indicate a maximum growth stage beyond which broadcast applications should not be made. This table lists herbicides and the max corn height at which it can be applied.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/how-late-can-herbicides-be-applied-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/how-late-can-herbicides-be-applied-corn#comments Corn Crop Chemicals corn production Herbicides Weeds Fri, 10 Jun 2016 15:19:00 +0000 104641 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com EPA discounts science in latest atrazine report http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/epa-discounts-science-latest-atrazine-report <div class="field-byline"> Source: Syngenta </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>EPA’s draft report on the ecological assessment of the herbicide atrazine contains numerous data and methodological errors and needs to be corrected. Atrazine is an important tool for sustainable agriculture deserves a thorough and comprehensive scientific review.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/epa-discounts-science-latest-atrazine-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/epa-discounts-science-latest-atrazine-report#comments Crop Chemicals Herbicides Fri, 03 Jun 2016 19:53:00 +0000 104541 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Ag stories: Weed resources, ARC-CO payments, water quality testing http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-ag-stories-weed-resources-arc-co-payments-water-quality-testing <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, get some resources for managing resistant weeds and get payment estimates for farmers who used the ARC-CO program for 2015. Learn about members of the public who help test water quality and see photos of nutrient-deficient corn and soybeans. Finally, enjoy some creative bale stacking!</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-ag-stories-weed-resources-arc-co-payments-water-quality-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-ag-stories-weed-resources-arc-co-payments-water-quality-testing#comments Corn Crop Chemicals Issues Weeds Fri, 03 Jun 2016 18:45:00 +0000 104521 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Midwest crops update: Planting, emergence and early issues http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/midwest-crops-update-planting-emergence-and-early-issues <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Around the Midwest, agronomists from Winfield are out in corn and soybean fields, checking planting progress, emergence issues and looking for weeds, insects and diseases. Here are updates on what they're seeing.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/midwest-crops-update-planting-emergence-and-early-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/midwest-crops-update-planting-emergence-and-early-issues#comments Corn Crop Chemicals Soybeans corn planting soybean planting Weeds Fri, 27 May 2016 14:43:00 +0000 104421 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com How to tell the difference between Palmer amaranth, waterhemp and redroot pigweed http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/how-tell-difference-between-palmer-amaranth-waterhemp-and-redroot-pigweed <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Bruce Ackley, Ohio State University weed science specialist, breaks down the differences between Palmer amaranth, waterhemp and redroot pigweed in a recent video. From stem differences, leaf shape, hair presence and seed heads, Ackley shows you the differences between the three plants so you can properly manage the difficult weeds.</p></div> <div class="field-byline"> Source: Ohio State University </div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/how-tell-difference-between-palmer-amaranth-waterhemp-and-redroot-pigweed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/how-tell-difference-between-palmer-amaranth-waterhemp-and-redroot-pigweed#comments Corn Crop Chemicals Soybeans Weeds Fri, 20 May 2016 18:56:00 +0000 104321 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Herbicide resistance gene found in Palmer amaranth http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/herbicide-resistance-gene-found-palmer-amaranth <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Waterhemp and Palmer amaranth are resistant to a class of herbicides known as PPO-inhibitors. The mechanism of resistance is a rare mutation in a genetic sequence not shared by many plants.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/herbicide-resistance-gene-found-palmer-amaranth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/herbicide-resistance-gene-found-palmer-amaranth#comments Crop Chemicals Resistant Weeds Wed, 18 May 2016 21:32:00 +0000 104271 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com