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Slowing the further development of pesticide resistance

Resistance management is a recurrent topic in many Extension publications and programs. Although resistance is certainly not new to agriculture, we tend to think about it only after a significant "resistance" outbreak. This is unfortunate because in so many cases resistance can be avoided, or at least slowed.

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Glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth confirmed in SW Nebraska

Palmer amaranth continues to cause significant problems in the Mid-South and has rapidly spread throughout the Midwest. As of 2015, glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth has been confirmed in Georgia, North Carolina, Arkansas, Tennessee, South Carolina, New Mexico, Mississippi, Alabama, Missouri, Louisiana, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan, Virginia, Kansas, Texas, Arizona, Delaware, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, and Wisconsin.

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U.S. court fight over herbicide widens to 15 states

A court fight over use of a new Dow Chemical herbicide on genetically engineered U.S. corn and soybean crops is growing to encompass 15 Midwestern states after the company recently won federal approval for more widespread application.

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New approaches to weed management: Public-private partnerships

Large scale management of weed populations is vital to decreasing propagule pressure and reducing weed seedbanks. Unfortunately, demands for improved management techniques will escalate in many areas as herbicide resistance (HR) expands.

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Growers up the ante for 2015 herbicide resistance management

Herbicide resistance management continues to be a priority for corn and soybean growers, and they’re working together more effectively to slow the spread of resistant weeds, according to a survey sponsored by DuPont Crop Protection at the 2015 Commodity Classic in Phoenix, Ariz.

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