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MS Delta Retailer Named ‘Resistance Fighter’

Special program recognizes retailers, consultants and county Extension agents who are proactively involved in the fight against weed resistance. From a personal perspective, Chuck Foresman, manager for weed resistance strategies …

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Most Unwanted Soybean Pests

Redbanded stink bug, the brown marmorated stink bug and the kudzu bug are ‘the big three’ to watch for. By Carroll Smith The redbanded stink bug, a recurring problem in …

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CruiserMaxx Plus hits the market

The EPA has approved registration of CruiserMaxx Plus insecticide/fungicide seed treatment for use on soybeans. It will join the CruiserMaxx beans brand family as a new formulation and will offer …

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Early Season Weed Control Options

Glyphosate-resistant weeds, especially Palmer amaranth, have soybean growers in the South once again pondering their early season weed control options. By Bob Scott Before the introduction of Roundup Ready soybeans, …

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Alternate MOA Postemerge

North Carolina producer gets postemerge control of glyphosate-resistant weeds in soybeans from a product that he typically uses in his cotton defoliant program. North Carolina grower Kip Roberson makes short …

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Market Price Factors

Acreage surprises, poor growing season weather, energy prices, dollar value, economic conditions and policy decisions create a complex environment for managing price risk. By Melvin Brees The USDA’s February world …

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Bed Height, Longevity Yield Study

Non-irrigated, no-till study began in the fall of 2005, using a controlled traffic system to evaluate the life expectancy of different bed heights and the effect on yields. By Normie …

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ISTs – A Viable Option

Multiple studies conducted by several Mid-South universities have shown positive results in soybeans where insecticide seed treatments have been used. By Gus Lorenz Insecticide seed treatments (IST) have provided a …

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Mixed Bag Of Beans

Reports from around Mississippi reveal that soybean yields varied widely by region. At the same time, beans took top spot as the state’s most valuable row crop in 2010. By …

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