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Know your enemy: The importance of weed identification

04/16/14

With this growing problem of weed resistance spreading across the United States, it is important to take a comprehensive approach to fighting resistance and controlling weeds. Proper weed identification is fundamental to any effective weed control program.

LSU finds herbicide-resistant Italian ryegrass

04/16/14

Louisiana State University AgCenter weed scientists confirmed that farmers will now have to contend with another herbicide-resistant weed, Italian ryegrass.

Metribuzin injury in wheat

04/07/14

There has been more metribuzin injury on wheat stands in Tennessee this year than seen in more than a decade.

Are those weeds worthy of treatment? (04/07/14)

Spring greenup applications, winter annual burndowns (04/07/14)

National Invasive Species Awareness Week spotlights prevention (02/13/14)

Glyphosate-resistant marestail identified in South Dakota (02/12/14)

Zidua herbicide receives federal registration for wheat (01/28/14)

Winter/spring options for winter annual broadleaf control (01/22/14)

Wheat variety tolerance to metribuzin (12/23/13)



Market Commentary

Afternoon Comments 04/17


Strong wheat exports boosted those markets Thursday. The weekly USDA Export Sales report stated last week’s wheat figure above the forecast range, thereby suggesting recent price slippage has sparked renewed international interest. Talk of persistent dryness and freeze damage to Southern Plains wheat also seemed spur buying. May CBOT wheat futures settled 3.25 cents higher at $6.9125/bushel Thursday afternoon, while May KCBT wheat futures climbed 3.5 cents to $7.58, and May MWE futures surged 6.25 to $7.3275.
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