CROPS NEWS
Weeds to Watch - 4
Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Mon Feb 24, 2014 12:34 PM CST

Every cook knows a watched pot won't boil. Kenny Wells is starting to wonder if the same adage applies to herbicide-tolerant traits on the horizon.

The Missouri farmer needs another postemergence technology to help him manage herbicide-resistant waterhemp. Marestail (horseweed) and giant ragweed are the other major troublemakers on his Union Star, Mo., farm.

OPTIONS NEEDED

Wells tested Dow AgroSciences' Enlist Weed Control System that utilizes a newly formulated version of 2,4-D in corn under permits in 2013. "I don't know what we're going to do if we don't get this technology," he said. "I'm using preemergence residual products and ...

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