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Plan now to comply with new herbicide regulations

The senior policy director at the Missouri Soybean Association says farmers will need to implement more soil health practices to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency’s new herbicide strategy. Casey Wasser says starting in 2025, the EPA will start assigning values to pesticides in... Read More.

Herbicide carryover concerns this spring

Dry conditions in 2023 could lead to increased risk of herbicide carryover in soybeans this spring. Aaron Hager, weed scientist at the University of Illinois, says herbicide applications made to abnormally dry soil last season could still lead to springtime issues even with near... Read More.

EPA to release final herbicide action plan late August

The Environmental Protection Agency will delay their release of a final herbicide action strategy until the end of August and the CEO of the Ag Retailers Association says the agency is trying to get it right. Daren Coppock tells Brownfield EPA is trying to... Read More.

Herbicide coverage a key to controlling challenging weeds

Getting adequate herbicide spray coverage can be crucial to controlling weeds. Steve Snyder is an Enlist field specialist in Minnesota and the Dakotas for Corteva Agriscience. “You can have poor coverage, maybe not as effective in a nozzle or not enough gallons when you’re spraying,... Read More.