Tag: SavvyFarmer

New Fungicides Deliver the Goods

One of the biggest concerns about disease control is the development of resistance to commonly used fungicides. Fortunately though, the major pesticide companies are still devoted to dealing with this issue and are launching new products. There are typically two approaches to developing new fungicides which stave off resistance. One method of course is to… Read more »

New Generic Options for 2012

In the last month a lot of new generic herbicides and fungicides have been registered, bringing the number to well over 300. This can become very confusing for both farmers and dealers who struggle to stay abreast of the fancy brand names and what’s in them. No-doubt, some of you might be questioning the need… Read more »

Whats New in Grassy Weed Control?

So, what’s new for wild oat and millet control in wheat? Not too much actually. Sure, there have been several new names launched during the last couple years; names like Wildcat, Axial, Nufarm Clodinafop, Tundra, Slam’R, and Hellcat. Each of these will do a great job at controlling your annual grasses when sprayed at the… Read more »

New Fungicides Ready for the 2012 Disease Season

The major chemical companies have been busy creating new fungicides to help growers control diseases in their major crops.  Here’s a peek at a couple of the more interesting ones. BASF recently introduced Twinline Fungicide for broad-spectrum disease control in wheat, oats and barley. As the name implies, Twinline contains two popular fungicide modes of… Read more »