Crop Chemicals http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6071/more en Herbicide options for 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/herbicide-options-2015 <div class="field-deck"> New options coming to help control glyphosate-resistant weeds </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>New weed control options, which include both veteran and new active ingredients, cleared major milestones on the road to commercialization in 2014. Dow AgroSciences, Monsanto and Syngenta have new herbicides available (or soon to be available) to growers to help combat resistant weeds in 2015.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/herbicide-options-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/herbicide-options-2015#comments Corn Crop Chemicals Soybeans Herbicides Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:25:00 +0000 95671 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com <p>Micah Rone of Portageville, Mo., sprayed a tank mix of glyphosate, dicamba and an antidrift agent on a 400-acre production field of Roundup Ready to Xtend soybeans. &ldquo;If you adhere to the application requirements and know your farm, this system will kill weeds that have been a headache for five years and control them better than original Roundup did,&rdquo; he says.</p> EPA registers new insecticide that's safer for bees http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/epa-registers-new-insecticide-thats-safer-bees <div class="field-byline"> Source: Environmental Protection Agency </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The EPA is registering a new insecticide, flupyradifurone, that is safer for bees. It is expected to be an alternative to more toxic products including certain pyrethroid, neonicotinoid, organophosphate and avermectin insecticides.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/epa-registers-new-insecticide-thats-safer-bees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/epa-registers-new-insecticide-thats-safer-bees#comments Crop Chemicals Issues Insecticides Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:40:00 +0000 95521 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Photo: Joe Raedle, Getty Images News PPO stewardship is key to fight Group 14 herbicide resistance http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/ppo-stewardship-key-fight-group-14-herbicide-resistance <div class="field-deck"> Become a herbicide steward </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The spread of multi-resistant waterhemp has led to increasing use of Group 14 herbicides, the protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO) inhibitors that include Cobra, Flexstar, Ultra Blazer and others. Repeated use is exerting intense pressure on this diverse group of chemicals, weed experts warn. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/ppo-stewardship-key-fight-group-14-herbicide-resistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/ppo-stewardship-key-fight-group-14-herbicide-resistance#comments Crop Chemicals Soybeans Herbicides Tue, 20 Jan 2015 23:23:00 +0000 95511 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com <p>Missouri farmers Eric (left), Carl (center) and Mack Woodard plan their herbicide program to deliver multiple effective sites of action against glyphosate-resistant waterhemp. They also limited PPO applications to one per season, lowering selection pressure on Group 14 herbicides.</p> 5 Agriculture stories to read, Dec. 26, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-dec-26-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The five agriculture stories to read this week offer options for residual herbicides in soybeans, as well as tips for updating your crop yields with the Farm Service Agency under the new farm bill. Read a fertilizer outlook from Rabobank, and hear from Xpert Dan Frieberg about ag data ownership and knowledge. Finally, a happy holidays greeting from the CSD staff.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-dec-26-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-dec-26-2014#comments Crop Chemicals Fertilizer Precision Ag Soybeans soybean production Sat, 27 Dec 2014 01:28:00 +0000 95151 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Weed resistance management tips http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/weed-resistance-management-tips <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Managing editor Susan Winsor spoke with Ford Baldwin about weed resistance problems and how growers can manage the resistance issues that keep moving farther north. Baldwin offered farmers 5 things they can watch and do to keep weed resistance from becoming and even bigger problem. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/weed-resistance-management-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/weed-resistance-management-tips#comments Crop Chemicals Resistant Weeds Weeds Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:02:00 +0000 95031 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Think Different: Best of 2014, Part 3 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/think-different-best-2014-part-3 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In this third installment of our best stories from 2014, farmers learned the best ways to seed cover crops and how high-moisture corn can offer a yield boost. There were also stories about tillage: spring vs. fall strip till, and using tillage to control herbicide resistant weeds. Of course there were data insights, from soil maps to farming smarter with big data. Nitrogen application tips were offered, as well as a strategy for lean years on the farm. All of these stories helped readers and farmers Think Different about their operations.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/think-different-best-2014-part-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/think-different-best-2014-part-3#comments Corn Crop Chemicals Fertilizer Precision Ag Tillage corn harvest cover crops Strip Till Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:58:00 +0000 95021 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Impact of soybean seeding rate on weed control http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/impact-soybean-seeding-rate-weed-control <div class="field-byline"> Source: Weed Science </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Can soybean seeding rates be used as part of an integrated herbicide resistance management program? That's the question in a study published in Weed Science. Researchers conducted studies in 2012 and 2013 to determine the most effective seeding rates when used with or without pre-emergence herbicides.</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/impact-soybean-seeding-rate-weed-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/impact-soybean-seeding-rate-weed-control#comments Crop Chemicals Soybeans soybean planting Herbicides Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:02:00 +0000 95001 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Community weed control http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/community-weed-control <div class="field-deck"> Farmers team up locally to fight resistant pigweed. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Mike Morgan lives the pigweed nightmare and wants to spare others. The Clay County, Ark., farmer teamed up with his neighbors to defeat Palmer amaranth in ditches, turnrows (headlands) and communal areas. This new weed weapon, a collaboration of farmers, is bent on stopping resistant weeds wherever they grow. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/community-weed-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/community-weed-control#comments Crop Chemicals Gold Resistant Weeds Weeds Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:58:00 +0000 94961 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com <p>Communities of local farmers who work together to defeat resistant weeds that grow outside of fields is having a positive impact.</p> Photo: Mike Krivit November 2014 features http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/november-2014-features <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The November issue of Corn+Soybean Digest offered fresh ideas in merging art and science to farm for the big picture. There are also corn residue breakdown myths, including a photo gallery. Read challenges in rail transport, and weed control. Get an outlook about corn production in China, and see what's ahead in soil health tests. Finally, read about the weather future for the Corn Belt. And don't forget regular pieces from Editor Kurt Lawton, as well as new ideas from Xperts Ed Usset and Dan Frieberg.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/november-2014-features" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/november-2014-features#comments Conservation Corn Crop Chemicals Issues Soybeans Tillage Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:52:00 +0000 94611 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, Nov. 21, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-agriculture-stories-read-nov-21-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Included in the five agriculture stories to read this week is a reminder to pay attention to pesticide labels, particularly if planting cover crops. There's new research regarding demand for genetically modified seed, and a recap of the choices to make regarding upcoming farm bill options. Hear from Xpert Ed Usset about market price triggers, and check out a great Buzzfeed list about the top 10 things farmers are tired of hearing.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-agriculture-stories-read-nov-21-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-agriculture-stories-read-nov-21-2014#comments Corn Crop Chemicals Issues Soybeans GMO Farm Bill Pesticides Prices Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:29:00 +0000 94591 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com