CROPS NEWS
Weed Control Strategies - 5
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Tue Mar 19, 2013 03:57 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Dicamba-tolerant corn and soybeans stacked with the Roundup Ready trait are getting closer to market. However, growers need to realize the new trait technology will require closer attention to detail than glyphosate-only programs.

One example is the use of additives. Growers are accustomed to loading up spray volume with ammonium sulfate (AMS) to enhance glyphosate activity. DTN has discovered that the same AMS addition could possibly increase dicamba volatility in both the older and newer formulations. Granted, companies are still working out the bugs in the system and these new dicamba products haven't come to market yet. ...

Quick View
  • Dealing with Diplodia After the latest spate of wet, cool weather in parts of the Midwest, plant pathologists are urgin...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
Related News Stories
EWG: Enlist Duo Food Exposure Possible
More Lawsuits Over Enlist Duo
Enlist Duo Approved
Enlist Duo Approved
Fitting in Fall Herbicides
Keep Your Cover Crops Legal
Get In the Mode
Enlist Duo Opposition