Whether you’re a first-time lentil grower or an experienced farmer, using a complete-solution herbicide is key to maximizing yield. India has dropped in-bound tariffs on lentils which means lentil acres could be more profitable this year. Lentils, however, are not the easiest crop to grow. One of the key problems for growers is a lack… Read More

Wheat growers looking to manage resistance without compromising their crop rotation have a new herbicide to add to their management toolbox. Syngenta Canada has launched Erebus Xtreme, a grass and broadleaf cereal herbicide that combines Group 2 and Group 4 active ingredients in a pre-mixed liquid formulation. When using Erebus Xtreme, Syngenta says cereal growers will be able to effectively… Read More

Herbicide strategy for in-crop applications in canola first requires knowing what weeds are out there, and keeping in mind that two applications is an option. In this Canola School episode, Jaeda Hoppe, field crop agronomist with UYMI Agronomy at Biggar, Sask., says that two in-crop herbicide applications is likely if the weeds are there and… Read More

FMC Corporation has obtained a new mode of action classification for its proprietary herbicide molecule, tetflupyrolimet. It is the first active ingredient in the Herbicide Resistance Action Committee and Weed Science Society of America Group 28. As well, it is first new herbicide with a novel mode of action in the crop protection industry in… Read More

Herbicide resistance is unfortunately on farmers’ radars lately. Crop diseases becoming resistant to existing fungicides is thankfully not super common, but fungicide resistance has and will happen. To discuss how resistance develops, best management practices to avoid it, and which chemistries are most at risk, RealAg LIVE! host Shaun Haney is joined by Colleen Redlick… Read More

Weed scientists in the southern U.S. say they have confirmed the first known case of broadleaf resistance to glufosinate — the active ingredient in Liberty herbicide. The resistance to the widely-used herbicide was found in Palmer amaranth plants from two fields in Mississippi County, Arkansas. The pigweed plants caught the attention of University of Arkansas… Read More

Corteva Agriscience’s Prominex herbicide with Arylex active has been approved by Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA). Tailored for Western Canadian cereal farmers, this new tool is aimed to control both annual and perennial broadleaf weeds such as Canada thistle, cleavers, dandelion, kochia, hemp-nettle, and wild buckwheat. Kelly Bennett, western Canada herbicides category leader… Read More

Is it too soon to think about what to grow next year? In our opinion, it’s never too soon. CANTERRA Seeds’ Lorri Keyowski and Curt Baldwin join us for today’s RealAg LIVE! to talk about hybrid selection, online input buying, and so much more! Don’t miss a new LIVE! every weekday at 3 pm E… Read More

Glyphosate-resistant waterhemp was first identified in Ontario in 2014. Since that time the weed, which hails from the pigweed family, has spread across the province with confirmed sightings in 14 counties in 2019. To make matters more troubling, waterhemp resistance continues to grow beyond glyphosate, and now includes multiple resistance to Group 2, 5, 9… Read More

There’s still room for privately-owned, smaller players in the seed business, according to BrettYoung. In this episode of RealAg LIVE!, BrettYoung’s Rene Mabon and Eric Gregory discuss how new ideas move variety offerings forward, how partnering on research and development with global players keeps the company on the leading edge, and what has changed for… Read More

A glyphosate add-in can help maximize early-season weed removal and manage resistance. Sending glyphosate out alone for your spring burnoff is something that might end up costing you dearly down the road. According to weed scientists, continuously using a herbicide with a single mode of action accelerates herbicide resistance.  Hitting the same weeds at the… Read More

 

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