Weeds to Watch - 2
Thu Feb 20, 2014 07:31 AM CST

Jesse Flye colors within the lines to keep track of herbicide technologies. Spurred on by the need to rotate chemistries to manage weed resistance, the Trumann, Ark., farmer uses a simple color-coded system to keep track of complex and sometimes incompatible technologies.

Flye, who farms with his father, Marty White, and brother, Logan White, need only walk along the road near his farm shop to find conventional rice coexisting next to Clearfield rice. The cotton and soybeans nearby might be Roundup Ready or LibertyLink technologies, depending on rotation and weed problem ...

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