You never know when insects are going to hit your fields, eating your crop right out from under you. But you need to be ready. Insect pests like grasshoppers, bertha armyworms, diamondback moth and cutworms can cause significant damage to yield and quality. Whether they are a problem depends a lot on weather and other… Read More

We’re tackling some big-picture items today in this episode of RealAg Radio. It’s a good one you won’t want to miss… You’ll hear: Neil Townsend of FarmLink Marketing Solutions, on geopolitical tensions in Russia and Ukraine impacting wheat and soybean markets; Andy Jung of Mosaic Company, on the impacts of these tensions from the fertilizer… Read More

The research and experience in the field is unequivocal: The right pre-seed burnoff is critical to guarding yield potential. Lack of moisture was a big challenge in 2021. Among other things, a pre-seed burnoff takes out weeds before they can rob the crop of soil moisture and nutrients. Research also suggests that plants detect neighbouring… 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

As weed populations evolve and we continue to see growth in tolerance to active ingredients, the need for strategies that include multiple modes of action in burnoff applications has never been more necessary. To get the most value from pre-seed burnoff, all the products in the tank should work in synergy to provide powerful control… 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

When you’re talking about weed control for field peas, chickpeas and soybeans, grower experience and a growing body of research have this to say: the earlier, the better. This is particularly true for field peas and chickpeas. With limited in-crop weed control options for these two crops, an effective pre-emergent application provides vital early-season weed… Read More

FMC Corporation and DuPont have announced a deal that will see FMC acquire the portion of DuPont’s crop protection business that the European Commission required to be divested as part of DuPont’s merger with The Dow Chemical Company. FMC will acquire DuPont’s global cereal broadleaf herbicide and global chewing pest insecticide portfolios, as well as… Read More

 

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